‘The origin of every activity of human-kind is related to food. Human beings are noodle beings.’ – Momofuku Ando, Inventor of Instant Ramen
In Japan, Valentines Day, like pretty much everywhere else in the world, is all about chocolate (oh yes, and love and romance – but let’s put that aside). So important is chocolate during Valentines Day in Japan, that ‘Giri choco’ literally meaning ‘obligation chocolate’ is given to bosses and male co-workers in a completely platonic… Continue reading Chocolate Ramen, Heart Crêpes, and Teddy Bear Ice Cream: Valentines Food in Japan
Matcha, powdered green tea, has long been a staple in Japanese culture and cuisine. The superfood is said to contain antioxidants, which can reduce the risks of heart disease and boost metabolism. It also contains caffeine, which when mixed with other properties in the tea, create a calm alertness, making it an attractive alternative to… Continue reading 5 Surprising Snack Brands with Matcha Flavoured Products
A closer look at 12 flavours of the iconic Pocky sticks available in Japan right now.
The Sailor Moon Café is back for 2017, popping up in four cities nationwide – Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya and Fukuoka.
A wine cellar in Yamanashi, Japan allows visitors to taste up to 180 brands of local wine.
Halloween at Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea is back for 2017 from September 8th to October 31st, and with it come a whole host of new spooky foods.