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Osaka Affordable Gourmet

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JNTO
 
Osaka is famous in Japan as a foodie’s paradise, but in this teeming commercial center and former merchant town, high quality and bargain prices go hand in hand.
Osaka’s best-known dish is okonomiyaki. A kind of Japanese pancake containing diced meat and cabbage and flavored with Worcester...

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Enjoy Japanese Chu-hi drink !

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DEEP JAPAN
How can you make a good choice among so many Chu-hi drinks?
You will see an overwhelming numbers of Chu-hi cans lined up in a row
besides beer and wine in every convenience stores. Chu-hi is a
Japanese-shochu-based cocktail, which has now become a widely accepted
beverage nationwide in...

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Kokutei Ramen

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JAPAN TRAVEL
Garlic powered Kumamoto-style ramen
Operating since 1957, Kokutei (黒亭) is one of the most famous and popular ramen shops in Kumamoto, proudly serving the local Kumamoto style – a variation on the classic tonkotsu ramen that Kyushu is famous for.
Kumamoto style adds in chicken to th...

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Ningyo-yaki: Little Baked Doll Cakes

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DEEP JAPAN
 
Ningyo-yaki - Japanese Sweets in Asakusa
Ningyo-yaki (人形焼) is very popular in Tokyo Asakusa where you can watch them being baked. This is one of my favorite Japanese sweets and a very good omiyage gift.
Ningyo is the Japanese word for doll, so the name of this sweet reads "baked...

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Chicken Ramen & Tsukemen at Taiga in Asakusa

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DEEP JAPAN
 
Taiga is the ramen shop in Asakusa you should visit when you are very hungry, tired, and need "chicken soup for your soul". The chicken soup that makes up the base for the ramen and tsukemen here is that good.
Choose from the ramen or tsukemen menu and decide how many noodles you wou...

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Fuji Ramen - Fresh Noodles in Tonkotsu Soup

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DEEP JAPAN
 
 
Handmade noodles and thick tonkotsu soup
Fuji Ramen in Asakusa serves tasty ramen in tsukemen with tonkotsu base soup and noodles made fresh at the shop.
This shop is special because it makes its own noodles. You can see the small workshop near the entrance. The noodles are straigh...

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Tatsu Sushi in Narita Airport

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JAPAN TRAVEL
A standing sushi bar where the red rice is a winner
Nobody expects food at an airport food court to hit any great heights. But any self-professed fan of sushi spying a standing sushi bar at Narita International Airport is likely to have their curiosity aroused. A standing sushi bar i...

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Gozasoro Red Bean Waffle Cakes

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JAPAN TRAVEL
Himeji’s best Imagawa-yaki
At the heart of Himeji station stands a famous stall - Gozasoro, where you can get the country’s best imagawa-yakis (今川焼) for less than a hundred yen. Located just by the side of ticket gates, this red bean waffle cake is a perfect treat for the train ri...

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西条 - Saijo (Hiroshima) : The SAKE Town !

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DEEP JAPAN
 
Look for the fireplaces and discover the sake!If you want to discover the taste of sake you must visit Saijo (Hiroshima Prefecture) !
This tour is like a journey through the past through some of the oldest and most prestigious sake breweries in the country.
KAMOTSURU, FUKUBIJIN, KAMO...

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Sushi Dai Bekkan

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JAPAN TRAVEL
Another sushi gem in Tsukiji
There was a queue outside of Sushi Dai Bekkan in Tsukiji. You get that a lot in Tsukiji and it's easy to poke fun at it but really, there is nothing wrong and everything good about people being prepared to wait for the good stuff.
And there was indeed goo...

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