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Hegi Soba
There are a lot of delicious soba noodles everywhere in Japan. Today, We’re gonna introduce Hegi soba from Niigata prefecture! What makes Hegi soba unique is th...
Asakusa Monja-yaki
Asakusa, where there are a lot of monja-yaki (savory pancakes) restaurants lined up is supposedly the origin of monja-yaki. Asakusa MJ is a restaurant where you...
Japanese fried rolled egg Tsukiji Yamacho
Tsukiji Yamacho was founded in 1949. It’s a popular restaurant in Tsukiji that has been offering their fried rolled egg since opening. ‘Since opening 66 years a...
Umaki Makes Eggs Even Better
Eggs are clearly not just for breakfast in Japan. Or is it that eel is an acceptable breakfast food? Either way, the combination of eel and egg makes for a sati...
Nagasaki’s Proud Noodle Dish, Champon
At first, casual glance, champon may look like ramen, but don’t be mistaken: Champon is decidedly different by pedigree, taste, and preparation. Further, ...
Kamameshi: Something Delicious Has Happened to this Rice
White rice is of course a staple of Japanese food, to be found in the majority of meals. Most often, it is just that: White rice, in a bowl (or perhaps under a ...
Monjayaki: The Ugly Duckling of Japanese Food
Okonomiyaki, the savory Japanese pancake, is loved by people far and wide, admired for it’s flavor, consistency, and enticing appearance. Then there’...
Just a Bit of Horsing Around: Not All Sashimi Comes From the Sea
This has the potential to be a touchy topic, so let’s just get it on the table as soon as possible: Japanese eat horse meat, and primarily in its raw form...
Stave off winter’s chill with “Oden”
Brrr! It’s a cold winter’s night, or even day, and you’re looking for something that will warm you from within. Sushi‘s not going to the...
Fried Lotus Root 3 Ways
The humble lotus root finds its way into many a Japanese cuisine, be it steamed, boiled, or, in the spotlight today, fried. Called “renkon” in Japanese, it has ...