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A Complete Guide to the Origin and Taste of “Robatayaki”, the Local Delicacy of Japan’s Countryside!

A Complete Guide to the Origin and Taste of “Robatayaki”, the Local Delicacy of Japan’s Countryside!

The best way to taste the original freshness and sweetness of seafood, besides eating them raw, is grilling! In Japan, there is a cooking method called “robatayaki”, often shortened to “robata”. Select fresh seafood is grilled over hot charcoal in front of guests until the skin is crisp with a divine aroma, and they are then served directly to the diners. Imagine a large, fresh shrimp sizzling on a grill, and you can smell its rich aroma and see the juice dripping... Are you hungry yet? Let’s check out some places serving “robata” in Japan!

[Tsukiji, Tokyo] Try One of Japan's Most Popular Noodle Dishes at a 180-Year-Old Soba Restaurant

[Tsukiji, Tokyo] Try One of Japan's Most Popular Noodle Dishes at a 180-Year-Old Soba Restaurant

When it comes to Japanese food, the first thing that comes to mind for many people is ramen or sushi, but soba, a popular buckwheat noodle dish that has been enjoyed by the Japanese since long ago, shouldn't be overlooked! As an Australian expat in Japan, I didn't have too many opportunities to eat soba back in my home country, so I wanted to look for a good spot in Tokyo. I'd only ever been to the Tsukiji area to eat sushi, and it's famed as a former fish market and its generous offerings of high-quality sushi. However, I recently learned that Tsukiji is also a great place to go to for an absolutely delicious bowl of soba. I visited the well-established soba restaurant Tsukiji Sarashina no Sato to get a taste of one of the country's most versatile and inspiring dishes. Keep reading more to learn about soba and my experience at this soba spot!

[Tsukiji, Tokyo] Try One of Japan's Most Popular Noodle Dishes at a 180-Year-Old Soba Restaurant

[Tsukiji, Tokyo] Try One of Japan's Most Popular Noodle Dishes at a 180-Year-Old Soba Restaurant

When it comes to Japanese food, the first thing that comes to mind for many people is ramen or sushi, but soba, a popular buckwheat noodle dish that has been enjoyed by the Japanese since long ago, shouldn't be overlooked! As an Australian expat in Japan, I didn't have too many opportunities to eat soba back in my home country, so I wanted to look for a good spot in Tokyo. I'd only ever been to the Tsukiji area to eat sushi, and it's famed as a former fish market and its generous offerings of high-quality sushi. However, I recently learned that Tsukiji is also a great place to go to for an absolutely delicious bowl of soba. I visited the well-established soba restaurant Tsukiji Sarashina no Sato to get a taste of one of the country's most versatile and inspiring dishes. Keep reading more to learn about soba and my experience at this soba spot!

[Find Your Favorite!] 12 Restaurant Categories You Must Know Before Traveling to Japan

[Find Your Favorite!] 12 Restaurant Categories You Must Know Before Traveling to Japan

There are so many different types of restaurants in Japan. Even if you narrow it down to Japanese delicacies, such as sushi, tempura and soba, the variety is huge and so it may become a little confusing when trying to look for a nice place to eat. This guide will introduce to you the categories and characteristics of the Japanese food you should be informed about before your departure! As long as you memorize the Japanese names you'll be able to find your favorite restaurant in no time!

[Find Your Favorite!] 12 Restaurant Categories You Must Know Before Traveling to Japan

[Find Your Favorite!] 12 Restaurant Categories You Must Know Before Traveling to Japan

There are so many different types of restaurants in Japan. Even if you narrow it down to Japanese delicacies, such as sushi, tempura and soba, the variety is huge and so it may become a little confusing when trying to look for a nice place to eat. This guide will introduce to you the categories and characteristics of the Japanese food you should be informed about before your departure! As long as you memorize the Japanese names you'll be able to find your favorite restaurant in no time!

All About Joshikai and Tokyo’s Best Restaurants for It

All About Joshikai and Tokyo’s Best Restaurants for It

You may have heard your Japanese friend getting excited about the “joshikai” she was going to attend after work, or seen the taglines of “sakura joshikai” or “joshikai travel” on advertisements in Japan, but do you know what a “joshikai” is? This article will talk about its origin and characteristics, the main concerns when selecting a venue for joshikai, as well as some of our top picks for restaurants. You will definitely become a joshikai master after reading this!

All About Joshikai and Tokyo’s Best Restaurants for It

All About Joshikai and Tokyo’s Best Restaurants for It

You may have heard your Japanese friend getting excited about the “joshikai” she was going to attend after work, or seen the taglines of “sakura joshikai” or “joshikai travel” on advertisements in Japan, but do you know what a “joshikai” is? This article will talk about its origin and characteristics, the main concerns when selecting a venue for joshikai, as well as some of our top picks for restaurants. You will definitely become a joshikai master after reading this!

10 Delicacies and Restaurants You Can't Miss in the Gourmet City of Osaka

10 Delicacies and Restaurants You Can't Miss in the Gourmet City of Osaka

Good food is an essential part of traveling. Known as the city where you "eat until you drop", Osaka is home to numerous food-enthusiasts and offers a large variety of specialties, among which takoyaki and okonomiyaki are just the tip of the iceberg. This article provides a list of 10 dishes and restaurants you can't miss in the gourmet city of Osaka.

[Osaka] 10 Recommend Wagyu Yakiniku Restaurants in Umeda, Namba, and Shinsaibashi

[Osaka] 10 Recommend Wagyu Yakiniku Restaurants in Umeda, Namba, and Shinsaibashi

Wagyu (high-quality Japanese beef) is highly regarded throughout the world for its quality and flavor, and is one of the things that visitors from abroad should definitely try out in Japan. This article will showcase some places where you can indulge in Wagyu in the popular shopping area of Osaka that includes Umeda, Namba, and Shinsaibashi.

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