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Food of Hiroshima

December 3, 2018 by Mark Guthrie

Most cities in Japan can boast exquisite and marvelous food, and many of them are rightly vaunted for it. Hiroshima, for all its international fame, is not one of them, and this is somewhat unfair in our opinion. Hiroshima cuisine is diverse and exciting and, most importantly, it is delicious. Hiroshima style Okonomiyaki Perhaps the […]

Fly First Airlines and experience traveling without moving

June 2, 2018 by Jason Gatewood

There are no limits to the amount of themed cafes that are available to you if you want a unique dining experience in the Metropolis. Wanna hang out with owls, sure. How about ninjas? Ditto. Vampire maids, yeah we got that. Full blown psychedelic anime-themed robots piloted by ladies? We wrote the book on that […]

Tebasaki Summit – Scaling the Heights of Nagoya’s Most Famed Food

May 16, 2018 by Mark Guthrie

Americans could be forgiven for thinking that chicken wings come from Buffalo, and Brits may think of them as that bit of the Sunday roast that no one really wants, but there are few foods quite so close to the heart of the people of Nagoya as the humble chicken wing. Tebasaki, to give it its local name, […]

Noodling about: Nagoya’s Ramen Discoveries

October 31, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

When I first came to Japan and answered the standard “what Japanese food do you like?” question with “I absolutely love ramen!” I wasn’t sure why I was typically met with a look of disappointment, as if i had let them down in some way. It took me a a few months to realise that […]

Miso – The Story Behind Japan’s Condiment of Choice for 1000 Years

September 14, 2017 by Justin Hanus

There was a time when miso was only eaten by nobility and monks. It was strictly forbidden for commoners to even eat the fermented condiment. What a difference a thousand years or so makes – today it is the cornerstone of traditional Japanese meals. Miso was invented in China and first eaten over 2500 years […]

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