Posts Tagged ‘ Food ’

Ramen Burgers – What will they think of next?

Nov 26th, 2008 | By | Category: Food, Lifestyle

If you love a good burger and often find yourself craving a good bowl of ramen then you need to head to Kitakata in Fukushima prefecture where a local restaurant has combined the two in an unusual way that has created a bit of a food craze.  The Ramen Burger has hit the Japanese food […]



Nihon on The Net – 11/23/08

Nov 22nd, 2008 | By | Category: Lifestyle, Nihon on the Net

Do you aspire to be B-grade gourmet?  B-grade gourmet is “food that is inexpensive but delicious and distinctive to a locality” and is what you eat with friends and family.  The B-1 Grand Prix was held in Kurume, Japan and featured 24 of Japan’s best-loved dishes competing for the holy grail of B-grade cuisine.  The […]



Life Lessons from Japan

Nov 20th, 2008 | By | Category: Lifestyle

“Living in Japan has helped me to lead a more conscious life.”  I wrote that sentence in March of this year in an article titled Japan – Awe and Wonder – I had only been back in Japan for a little over a month after a ten plus year absence.  Living as a expatriate in […]



An Ode to Oden – Comfort Food From Japan

Nov 20th, 2008 | By | Category: Food, Lifestyle

It’s fast, it’s a little bit funky, and you can get it at almost any convenience store in Japan!  Step into any Japanese convenience store in the fall or winter and you will notice a distinctive aroma – the aroma of Oden, a traditional Japanese dish made by boiling a variety of ingredients in broth […]