Kushikatsu, also known as Kushiage, is Japanese deep-fried skewers. It is typically battered meat or veggies that are deep-fried on a stick. “Kushi” refers to the bamboo skewers and “”katsu” refers to the type of meat or cutlet. “Age” means fried. Continue reading
Inside Ikebukuro Sunshine City there is an indoor theme park called Namja Town. Namja Town is made up of three distinct towns. These include the Dokkingham Plaza, a westerns-style town where you can play games, Gyoza Stadium and Fukubukuro Dessert Yokocho, Continue reading
Hanamaru udon is one of Japan’s biggest Udon franchise chain restaurants. Hanamaru, Inc was founded in 2001 in Takamatsu, Japan (Kagawa Prefecture). This region was famous for being the home of Sanuki Udon. Apr 1, 2016, there were a total number of 375 Hanamaru chain restaurants. Hanamaru Udon is like a fast food chain for Udon noodles. Continue reading
Omurice is a sweet, sour, and savory dish. Omu=omelet and rice=rice. The dish is fried rice packed with crispy diced or minced vegetables, and often include some type of meat. It is also often made with ketchup or Worchester sauce. It is wrapped with a thin sheet-like omelet or a soft omelet. Continue reading
Takoyaki is hot, fluffy balls made of savory pancake batter with tempura scraps, green onions, red ginger, and octopus. Takoyaki is often topped with sauce, mayo, seaweed flakes, and katsuobushi (dried bonito flakes). Continue reading
A great place to enjoy top-notch sushi is at Tsukiji Fish Market! Tsukiji Fish Market is largest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world. The restaurants in the area are blessed with the freshest of fish that are caught the same day. One of my favorites is Sushi Zanmai. Continue reading
Delicious, yet incredibly easy to make. Sukiyaki is one of my all time favorite Japanese dishes that I like to prepare with my friends. To put it simply, sukiyaki is basically meat and vegetables cooked is a pot of sweet soy sauce based broth.