Japanese curry is a thing but did you know the Navy has had a hand in perpetuating curry culture in Japan? Let’s take a short trip to Yokosuka to learn a bit about Yokosuka Kaigun (Navy) Curry!
Read More Yokosuka Navy Curry and Battleship Mikasa
Nagoya has a bit of a boring reputation (there’s even an entire website dedicated to debunking this notion, to which I am very grateful). If you do find yourself without much to do in Nagoya, why not eat two iconic treats from the city?
Read More Must-Eats in Nagoya: Ogura Toast and Tebasaki Chicken Wings
Quite possibly one of the most iconic foods attached to any nation, the Belgian waffle might be the only thing from Belgium some people are aware of. Eating them in Brussels was a treat, and learning about their interesting history fed the hunger for knowledge as well!
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Most people know about Gion, the famous Geisha district in Kyoto, but are there any others out there? Well, there’s a hidden gem of a city, Kanazawa, that has not one, not two, but three surviving Geisha districts! We went to the two larger ones, the West and East Tea Districts, to check out the […]
Read More Higashi Chaya and Nishi Chaya Geisha Districts of Kanazawa
Well well well! Back at Tokyo Disney Resort, are we? The place is renowned for its food; let’s be real. The popcorn, snacks, and Japan-exclusive eats are truly something to envy, but what about their interpretation of a Disneyland classic?
Read More The Blue Bayou Restaurant at Tokyo Disneyland
I usually make this a video, but 2020 zapped my time and energy, so I figured it would be good to change it into a blog post. Here are the top prizes for the snacks and drinks I indulged in for my YouTube series, Snack Attack!
Read More Best of Snack Attack 2020
So 2020 was a big dumpster fire for most of the year. However, KitKats are still on point here in Japan, and while I used to do more spaced-out, handful of KitKat posts, I decided to just wrap up all the delicious wafers into one post. Without further ado, all the flavors (mostly seasonals and […]
Read More The Year 2020 in KitKats
The start of wine season is a big deal in France, with a dedicated day every November to celebrate the new wine. from Beaujolais. Japan, having a bit of a Francophile streak in it, has taken to this holiday in a big way, which explains the mystery of why this wine is only sold for […]
Read More Why Beaujolais Nouveau is Huge in Japan
I fancied myself on the side of tea for a very long time. I found it to be bearable, even in its most repulsive or difficult of forms, whereas coffee was always a struggle to keep down. But something has changed in this past year. I’ve found myself slowly warming up to bean juice and […]
Read More Coming to Coffee
When you hear about certain things, you automatically associate them with Japan. Japan has this gift of taking on things and breathing new life into them, giving them a new identity waiting to be discovered. Their oldest modern trading partners, the Portuguese, gave them some of what now consider the most iconic parts of Japanese […]
Read More Two Traditional Japanese Foods That Actually Came From Portugal