The Ultimate Guide to Summer Festivals in Japan!
Summer festivals in Japan offer many ways to enjoy the warm weather holding a variety of events and amusing activitiel! If you have never experienced a Japanese summer matsuri, here is a quick look to guide you through what to expect and how to make the most out of it! What is Natsu Matsuri? Natsu...
The Mario Dining Experience: Mario Cafe and Toad Cafe
If you’re a fan of Super Mario – the king of video games – going to Universal Studios Japan to visit Super Nintendo World is definitely a cool idea for your next trip to Japan. Even better, try taking some time to enjoy the meals and drinks at some of Super Nintendo World’s restaurants for a memorable experience. Let’s take a brief look into the dining experience at Super Nintendo World’s Mario Cafe and Toad Cafe.
Fun Tsukimi Foods That’ll Make You Love The Season
Just bear with the summer heat for a little while longer because Otsukimi, or the Mid-Autumn Festival, is right around the corner. Along with it, some special limited-time foods are also released around many Japanese restaurants and fast food franchises to celebrate the season. Although it might be a bit early, let’s look back on popular Tsukimi foods Japanese people love to enjoy on this occasion in previous years!
Noodle Slides?! A Quick Guide to Nagashi Somen
Japanese noodles are known around the world. I mean, who doesn’t love digging into a big bowl of ramen? You’ve probably also tried– or at least heard of– udon and soba noodles, too. But the Japanese noodle universe is vast and uncharted, so today we’re focusing on a lesser-known Japanese noodle: somen
Japan’s Family Restaurants: Eat Your Way Through Them!
Through the sudden hunger haze your eyes settle onto a towering sign. You’ve just stumbled upon one of Japan’s many beloved family restaurants!
TokyoTreat’s Guide to Japanese Street Food
Japan is a country that is internationally renowned for its incredible food scene. Tokyo boasts some of the greatest Michelin-Starred restaurants that offer unique, one-of-a-kind experiences well worth the plane ticket.
Japanese Street Food Spots You Have To Visit!
Despite Japanese culture frowning on eating while on the streets, some places have managed to create a niche where enjoying the food while on the go is part of the experience.
Five Places to Eat Omurice, Japan’s Comfort Food
Omurice (オムライス) is a popular Japanese comfort food, made of fried rice and eggs! It’s a mainstay in both convenience stores and Japanese restaurants, from Tokyo and Chiba, all the way to Kyoto. In the past, we here at Tokyo Treat showed you a quick and easy recipe on how to make omurice. Continue reading…
Ringo Ame and Other Japanese Festival Sweets
There’s a lot to enjoy at a Japanese summer festival – fireworks, traditional games, and of course, we can’t miss out on festival food!
Japanese Yatai: Festival Food On Wheels
World-famous Japanese foods like sushi, sashimi (sliced raw fish), and tempura (fried fish and vegetables) all require careful prep and complicated techniques. However, Japanese festival and street food sold at yatai (mobile street food stalls) also have their own appeal and are worth a try.
The Best Japanese Cup Ramen Flavors You Should Try in Japan
Instant noodles were invented in the 1950s by the Japanese inventor Momofuku Ando, then marketed by Nissin under the name Chikin Ramen (Chicken Ramen).
Popular Japanese Drinks You Must Try in Japan
Japan has so many amazing drinks with unique flavors. With new products being available in Japanese supermarkets and convenience stores weekly there is too much to try!