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Kyoto Cuisines

8 Kyoto Cuisines You’ll Certainly Enjoy

Kyoto is very famous for its fine cuisines. For centuries, culinary arts have been influenced by the local monk culture, and it’s not just about sushi. In fact, you might be surprised to know that sushi is just the tip of the iceberg. There is a wide variety of restaurants …

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Hello Kitty DIY Birthday Cakes

4 Awesome Hello Kitty DIY Birthday Cakes That Any Fan Will Love

Created by Yuko Shimizu in 1974 Hello Kitty has been one of Japan’s most significant cultural exports (alongside Godzilla, Pokemon, and sushi). Her spunky attitude has made fans the world over. Currently designed by Yuko Yamaguchi and over her forty years, Hello Kitty remains just as cute, spunky, and comes …

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Things you should know about Japanese cuisine

9 Things You Should Know About Japanese Cuisine

Japanese cuisine is known for its beauty and delightful subtle flavors. Traditional Japanese fare always manages to look like a work of art, since it is based on washoku. Apart from that, it’s incredibly healthy as well, which is deemed the reason why Japanese people live a long life. That …

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Street Foods To Try In Dōtonbori

8 Amazing Street Foods To Try In Dōtonbori, Osaka

Dōtonbori is one of Osaka’s premier tourist destinations, boasting numerous large, flashy billboards, a bustling nightlife, and some of the best food in Japan. The street on the south side of the Dōtonbori Canal is home to a bevy of restaurants with huge signs that depict what they serve. This …

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japanese food bloggers

6 Japanese Food Bloggers To Follow

Whether you are wanting to cook some Japanese food, feeling nostalgic of a past Japanese trip, or living in that country now, this is a list of blogs that other Japanese foodies, like you, have created. From bento and ramen, to restaurants and dessert, these blogs can help give your …

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food markets in Tokyo

7 Food Markets In Tokyo Every Foodie Should Visit

It’s your day off, the sun is out, your stomach growls and your fridge is empty. Lucky for you, there’s an abundance of food markets in Tokyo. They serve and sell fresh produce, gourmet specialties, and hot meals from nearby vendors or food trucks. In addition to giving you an …

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japanese washoku food

6 Reasons Japanese Washoku Food Is So Good

The best part of Japanese food derives from the traditional word, washoku. Washoku comes from the Japanese characters wa, which means “Japanese” and/or “harmony”, and shoku, which means “food.” Although this word is many years old, families and restaurants today still create their meals based on washoku. Many of the …

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food festivals in japan

6 Must-Go Food Festivals In Japan

Japanese culture seems to embrace every chance it has to come together, as a family, neighborhood or country… and eat! Social gatherings are an important aspect of the Japanese culture, and one of the best ways for a tourist to experience this is to find a festival! Festivals happen almost …

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