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10 Surprising Differences Between Japanese-Italian Food and Real Italian Food

10 Surprising Differences Between Japanese-Italian Food and Real Italian Food

Many countries appreciate Italian food to the point that it ends up mixing with the local cuisine, creating new variations of the original Italian recipes. Japan is no exception—the country’s love for Italian food shows through the many Italian restaurants you can find in almost every Japanese city as well as through the wide variety of interesting fusion dishes born from the inventiveness of Japanese chefs. In this article, an Italian living in Japan covers the history of Italian food in Japan, the types of “Italian” food you can find in Japan, and some great restaurants where you can try these fascinating fusion dishes for yourself!

Soybeans: The Most Essential Ingredient in Japanese Food

Soybeans: The Most Essential Ingredient in Japanese Food

What comes to your mind when you think of Japanese food? Sushi? Miso soup? Whatever your answer, there’s a very good chance that it wouldn’t be the same were it not for soybeans. Sushi, for example, is typically brushed or dipped in soy sauce, and the miso in miso soup is made from fermented soybeans. Indeed, many of Japan’s most iconic foods make use of soybeans in one form of another, making the beans indispensable in Japanese cuisine. In this article, we will explore many of the Japanese foods made from soybeans, as well as recommend some great restaurants in Japan where you can get a taste of the very best of them.

Soybeans: The Most Essential Ingredient in Japanese Food

Soybeans: The Most Essential Ingredient in Japanese Food

What comes to your mind when you think of Japanese food? Sushi? Miso soup? Whatever your answer, there’s a very good chance that it wouldn’t be the same were it not for soybeans. Sushi, for example, is typically brushed or dipped in soy sauce, and the miso in miso soup is made from fermented soybeans. Indeed, many of Japan’s most iconic foods make use of soybeans in one form of another, making the beans indispensable in Japanese cuisine. In this article, we will explore many of the Japanese foods made from soybeans, as well as recommend some great restaurants in Japan where you can get a taste of the very best of them.

5 Restaurants in Kyoto with Extra Hygiene Measures to Fight Coronavirus

5 Restaurants in Kyoto with Extra Hygiene Measures to Fight Coronavirus

Is it safe now to eat out in Kyoto? Is it not? It is still in the gray area. But if you need some time to refresh your mind and belly, it might be the time to go out and eat, as long as you follow the safety protocol. It is now more important than ever to carefully choose where to eat. We have picked up 5 restaurants in Kyoto where hygiene and safety are the utmost importanceーother than the food.

5 Restaurants in Kyoto with Extra Hygiene Measures to Fight Coronavirus

5 Restaurants in Kyoto with Extra Hygiene Measures to Fight Coronavirus

Is it safe now to eat out in Kyoto? Is it not? It is still in the gray area. But if you need some time to refresh your mind and belly, it might be the time to go out and eat, as long as you follow the safety protocol. It is now more important than ever to carefully choose where to eat. We have picked up 5 restaurants in Kyoto where hygiene and safety are the utmost importanceーother than the food.

5 Restaurants in Tokyo with Extra Hygiene Measures to Fight Coronavirus

5 Restaurants in Tokyo with Extra Hygiene Measures to Fight Coronavirus

Is it safe now to eat out in Tokyo? Is it not? It is still in the gray area. But if you need some time to refresh your mind and belly, it might be the time to go out and eat, as long as you follow the safety protocol.  It is now more important than ever to carefully choose where to eat. Many restaurants are taking extra steps to prevent the spread of coronavirus. How does the new normal in Japan look like for restaurants?

5 Restaurants in Tokyo with Extra Hygiene Measures to Fight Coronavirus

5 Restaurants in Tokyo with Extra Hygiene Measures to Fight Coronavirus

Is it safe now to eat out in Tokyo? Is it not? It is still in the gray area. But if you need some time to refresh your mind and belly, it might be the time to go out and eat, as long as you follow the safety protocol.  It is now more important than ever to carefully choose where to eat. Many restaurants are taking extra steps to prevent the spread of coronavirus. How does the new normal in Japan look like for restaurants?

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