What to order when you think you don’t like Japanese food.
The best ramen in Japan
Everybody’s got their own “best ramen in Japan”. Mine is the mukashi tonkotsu bowl at Kurume Taiho.
Catch your own squid at the market in Hakodate
Catch your own breakfast sashimi at the morning market in Hakodate, Japan.
Tasting sake in the sake and rice museum in Niigata
At the Echigo-Yuzawa train station in Niigata prefecture you can taste sake varieties from sake vending machines.
Tonkatsu, the Japanese schnitzel
Tonkatsu is the Japanese version of the Western Schnitzel. We tell you what makes the Japanese version so delicious.