Posts Tagged ‘ japanese food ’

Yakitori Alley – Oishikatta!

Jul 13th, 2009 | By | Category: Food, Tokyo and Vicinity

Dining in a  lantern lit alleyway that lies humbly within walking distance of Tokyo’s glitzy Ginza stores and neon lights is sure to have you saying “Oishikatta!” – that was delicious! As you enter Yakitori Alley you will be met with a chorus of irishaimase (welcome) from the staff of the many closet sized restaurants […]

Ekiben – Train Station Bento Boxes

May 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Food

We’ve all heard of bento box meals, in fact, they are one of my favorite cheap eats in Japan, but did you know that there is a special class of bento that are only sold a train stations?  Ekiben, a shortened form of eki bento, literally station box meal, are sold at train stations across […]

Japan’s Superbowl at Ippudo Ramen

Feb 13th, 2009 | By | Category: Food

It’s super, it comes in a bowl, it’s Ippudo Ramen! R eally tasty food from Japan, A vailable almost everywhere, M eaty broth that will tantalize your taste buds, E veryone can afford it, and it’s N ot the same as the dried stuff you had as a kid! When most of us think about […]

10 Gifts for Foodies from Japan

Nov 10th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Food

As my husband and I begin preparing for a brief winter break from Japan the subject of souvenirs and holiday gifts have been the topic of many a conversation.  Although many of our friends and family are fascinated, and even a little envious, of the opportunity that we have been given to live in Japan […]