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Kobe food blog — Visit Kobe to try the most expensive beef in the world
Kobe cows of the Tajima-ushi strain may be the happiest cattle in the world as they are carefully fed and treated as though they are lords and kings. Together with Truffle mushrooms and Caviar, Sturgeon fishs eggs, Kobe beef deserves to be one of the most expensive and luxurious dishes in the world. Kingly cows It is a difficult and complex process to produce true Kobe beef. Kobe cows are fed a special diet of dried pasture forage and grasses, along with nutrition-rich feed suppl ...
Don't miss 16 cuisines in your trip to Japan
Japan is not only famous as the homeland of cherry blossoms,but it also is known for a culinary tradition background. It has many unique cuisines which make visitors can’t ignore. Today, buffalotrip.com will show 16 special foods that you should try to eat in your trip to Japan. 1. Ramen Photo: Todayfocus Each region in Japan has a different processing method of ramen noodle; with 4 main types are shoyu, shio, tonkotsu and miso. Chewy noodles and tasty broth that is suitabl ...
Is this best ramen in Japan?
While Tokyo has Japan’s only Michelin-starred ramen restaurant, the noodle consistently voted as the nation’s most delicious comes from a tiny, family-run shop in Wakayama City. By Danielle Demetriou I watched without blinking as a row of six hands performed a bullet-fast dance: a splash of soy sauce, a shower of condiments, a high-speed ladle of stock, a flamboyant shake of drained noodles and a final flick of garnish. The gracefully choreographed culinary performance was finished in ...
17 delicious places to eat in Osaka & where to find them
Osaka, a widely popular destination for many, is famous for its modern architecture, intriguing nightlife and street side food like okonomiyaki, takoyaki and more. So here’s a list of Osaka eats while you’re there. I’ll be splitting this according to three different tourist-y areas in Osaka, and hope that it will help you navigate your tummies much more efficiently. They are namely Namba, which includes Shinsaibashi Suji and Dotonburi, Shinsekai, and last but not least, the 16th century ...
Yatai (food stalls): Japanese street food
While Japan has its own share of street food, street food culture just isn’t as common here as it is in Southeast Asia, where locals and tourists alike flock to weekend or night markets to chow down. That’s not to say that Japan has a shortage of comfort food. Written by Tiffany Osaka’s Dotonbori is a great place to get your fill of Japanese comfort food; and areas like Hokkaido and Hiroshima have alleys dedicated to their regional specialties: miso ramen and okonomiyaki ...
6 secret places to view and video the Shibuya scramble crossing
Serving as the symbol of Shibuya is the world's famous Shibuya Scramble Crossing. This time, we will introduce 6 photo spots to take of the Shibuya Crossing. Why not walk through the crossing, and then visit one of these places to take the greatest photos? Shibuya Scramble Crossing The Shibuya Scramble Crossing is an intersection located outside the Shibuya Station (3 million people a day use the Shibuya Station) that represents the city of Shibuya. 500,000 people cross this wo ...
14 delicious gifts you must-buy around Tokyo Station
Tokyo Station offers so many kinds of souvenirs, that you may not be able to decide what to buy. Let me introduce 15 must-buy delicious souvenirs around Tokyo Station. 1. Ginza Kanra: Mame Daifuku Mame daifuku is Kanra’s most recommended item, using carefully selected azuki bean, produced by a contracted farm in Hokkaido. 3500 of them are sold in a day. Kanra is a famous Japanese sweets shop whose main shop is located in Ginza 6-chome. Shop information: Open from 8:00 to 22: ...
The 10 must try foods in Kyoto
As the former imperial capital, Kyoto’s cuisine is linked to its regal history and landlocked geography. It’s home to several Michelin-starred restaurants, many of which specialize in multi-course kaiseki meals served to diners seated on tatami mats. That doesn’t mean visitors need to spend a fortune to stay fueled while shrine hopping. Kyoto’s food charms really lie in exploring local delicacies served in basement ramen shops, at street stalls inside Nishiki Market o ...
4 options for cheap eats in Japan
Photo by kimishowota A co-worker complained that food in Japan was too expensive. He ranted about not being able to get a decent meal for under 1000 yen. Confused, I told him that there were plenty of places where I ate for about 500 yen or less. His response was, “Where? You mean, like McDonald’s?” Sigh. Like anywhere in the world, if you eat like a local, you don’t need to spend a lot. The trick in Tokyo? Eat these Japanese “fast foods”: Soba ...
Vegetarian food in Tokyo: where to find the finest
A list of restaurants that dish out delicious meatless meals in the land of sushi, sashimi and Wagyu beef. A vegetable and tofu salad. Photo: 123Rf A well-known Gujarati industrialist describes his travels to China and Japan as “one suitcase kapda, one suitcase khakra”. And it is true that for Indian vegetarians to overcome dietary differences abroad is no trivial matter, particularly when English can’t be used as the lingua franca. But must we be compelled to surrept ...
How Japanese whisky is taking over the world
Courtesy Yamazaki Some of Yamazaki's finest whiskys on display. Japan's whisky industry is producing alcohols that are beating the classics in Scotland. One industry expert talks about how he's doing it. Shinjiro Torii opened the first Japanese whisky distillery in Yamazaki, an area between Kyoto and Osaka, in 1923. During a time when most Japanese drank only sake, this visionary entrepreneur had transformed a small shop selling imported wines into the successful Kotobukiy ...
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