Please note that the picture is just an image and was not taken at Sushi Kitamura.
What is rice oil? Have you used rice oil before? In Japan, you can purchase it in a grocery store. It’s made from rice produced in Japan and labeled as “Rice oil” in Japanese. The rice oil is the oil extracted from the rice bran, the hard outer brown layer of rice called chaff (rice […]
According to Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare, life expectancy of Japanese men and women were 81.25 years old and 87.32 years old, respectively in 2018. So why Japanese people live so long..? Japanese food One answer to the question above is definitely the food that Japanese people eat on a daily basis. You may […]
KO-SO CAFE Located near Ebisu station in Tokyo, KO-SO café offers a variety of vegan food. The other day, I had a vegetarian pasta for lunch which uses fifteen different vegetables in it. If you pay 100 yen more, you can change pasta to soba noodles. The pasta sauce was made from coriander which really […]
There are not that many vegan restaurants in Tokyo. Today, I’d like to introduce one of my favorite vegan restaurants. Located in Roppongi close to The National Art Center, Tokyo, “Veganic to go” is a little, cozy vegan restaurant that serves a variety of vegan food. The restaurant has only 10 seats so it could […]
History of Ume flower Since Ume-tree is the first to blossom (i.e. the tree starts to blossom in the coldest time of the winter), Ume has been appreciated by people in China for many years. As Ume flower blooms in the midst of the cold winter, people see the flower as a human being who […]
Search online When you are traveling in Japan with constantly changing schedule, it is easier to search restaurants or cafes to have some good food or drinks on your phone. If you are in the U.S., “Yelp” may be your go-to app. In Japan, “Tabelog” is one of the most reliable sources that you can […]