Crab Season in Kansai

November 28, 2016 by Justin Hanus

Since the month of December tends to be the busiest and most plentiful for crabs, it’s no wonder that the winter month boasts a delicious spike in availability for the crustaceans across Japan. During the winter, crab imports from the Sea of Japan spread throughout the country providing restaurants and homes with tasty crab dishes […]

Ramen 101: How and What to Order

November 28, 2016 by Justin Hanus

Oh the weather outside might be frightful, but a warm bowl of ramen is so delightful. With Japanese winter in full swing, the warm and delicious reasons to leave the house are even more tempting. One of those belly-warming delights is a hot bowl of ramen! Unlike some noodle dishes in Japan, ramen comes in […]

Warm up with Japanese Curry in Hiroshima

September 14, 2016 by Jade Brischke

As the weather gets cooler, we’re all familiar with wanting something to make us nice and warm both inside and out. Clothing from places like Uni Qlo covers the ‘outer,’ (and the ‘under,’ so to speak!), but the inside needs something in the form of food, and curry is the perfect thing to warm your […]

The Appetite of Autumn: Japanese Fall Foods

September 9, 2016 by Mark Guthrie

The return of oden to convenience stores in around mid-August Japan is a signal that fall is coming, and for many this means relief from the oppressive heat and humidity that kills the appetite.  In fact its rather good timing, as autumn foods are especially delicious;  they even have an old adage for it: 食欲の秋  (shokuyoku no aki) ‘autumn is […]

Mitchan Sōhonten – Hiroshima Style Okonomiyaki in Hiroshima!

June 20, 2016 by admin

Okonomiyaki is kind of like a Japanese pancake, if pancakes were made of vegetables and meat and not at all sweet.  In fact, there is very little to compare the two dishes besides the general shape and the fact that both are truly awesome dishes, perhaps Japanese Pizza would be more appropriate, except there is […]

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