Food

Food Theme Parks

Food Theme Parks

When you think of theme parks, you usually think of Mickey and his friends or some high thrill roller coaster. However, in Japan there is…


Sashimi

Sashimi

Sashimi is what many people in the west consider Sushi, raw fish. Sushi is actually a rice based product which uses vinegared rice as its…


Taiyaki

Taiyaki

Taiyaki is a popular Japanese sweet desert that generally comprises of a sea bream shaped jaffle made from pancake or waffle batter. It is filled…


Japanese curry and rice

Japanese Curry

You might not expect to find curry on a Japanese menu, but it is quite common, extremely popular and a relatively cheap dish throughout Japan.


Takoyaki

New York has its hot dog, London has its bangers and mash, Berlin has its Currywurst and Osaka has its Takoyaki. Takoyaki is found all over…


Fugu

Fugu

Poisonous Pufferfish are a specialty at many Japanese restaurants, especially around Osaka. Pufferfish are known as Fugu in Japan and depending on the region are…


Happoshu Beer

Happoshu Beer

In recent years, many of the Japanese breweries have been producing a low malt beer like beverage known as Happoshu. 


Collon snack food

Japanese Snack Foods

Japanese love their snack foods but unlike much of the western world chocolate is not one of the major sellers, other than Pocky which is…


Japanese soft drinks

Japanese Soft Drinks

With all the vending machines in Japan, you may think they are full of Coca Cola, but no you will rarely see Coke, instead you…


Sake

Sake

Sake is probably the best know of all Japanese beverages. It is an alcoholic brewed drink which is produced from rice.