Food

Memoirs From Marugame: From Disney to Dishwasher

Memoirs From Marugame: From Disney to Dishwasher

It’s like Cinderella in reverse, but I’m a guy, and I’m still doing well but just want to experience a more difficult type of work while learning to cook. Okay, it’s nothing like Cinderella.

Kura Sushi: Amazing Conveyor Belt Sushi For 100JPY

Kura Sushi: Amazing Conveyor Belt Sushi For 100JPY

While in Osaka, I got “hooked” on conveyor belt sushi.  Get it? Hooked? Sushi? Hooking a fish? Thank you for continuing to read this post. I’ll stop being punny.

Huis Ten Bosch – There’s a REAL Robot Restaurant…and it’s good!

Huis Ten Bosch – There’s a REAL Robot Restaurant…and it’s good!

As I was looking through the brochure for Huis Ten Bosch, one of the attractions was a restaurant staffed by robots.  Seeing this as another unique experience, we made our way to the robot restaurant to grab some food.

Cremia Is The Most Delicious Ice Cream You Will Ever Have

Cremia Is The Most Delicious Ice Cream You Will Ever Have

The title says it all. Cremia is a special type of ice cream that I have only seen in Japan.  It’s not available everywhere and it costs much more than regular ice cream, but is absolutely worth it.

Unusual Eats: Horse Sashimi and Whale Bacon in Nagasaki

Unusual Eats: Horse Sashimi and Whale Bacon in Nagasaki

At an izakaya called 炉端亜紗 喜三郎 (Kozaburo Kirisaki) in Nagasaki, I noticed two unusual menu options: whale and horse.  I haven’t really thought about eating those two creatures before, but since I had the opportunity I went for it.

Okinawa Foodie: Ufuya, The 100+ Year Old Okinawan Restaurant

Okinawa Foodie: Ufuya, The 100+ Year Old Okinawan Restaurant

If you’re doing a tour of Okinawa and feel like getting a homestyle meal in a super authentic Japanese old style house, Ufuya is the restaurant for you!

Okinawa Foodie: Fresh Fish from First Makishi Public Market

Okinawa Foodie: Fresh Fish from First Makishi Public Market

Just down the road from the main drag in Naha, is a public market where you can get pretty good deals on most things.  You can also get the freshest fist if you want to overpay for food.

Okinawa Tourist Guide: American Village

Okinawa Tourist Guide: American Village

The Okinawa American Village is a collection of malls, shops, restaurants, bars, video games, the beach and everything you think America is about (yup, there’s Budweiser).

Okinawa Foodie: Japanese Black Curry from 食堂ぬーじボンボンZ

Okinawa Foodie: Japanese Black Curry from 食堂ぬーじボンボンZ

Japanese black curry from食堂ぬーじボンボンZ (translation: Cafeteria Inuji Bonbon Z) was tasty, but finding the place and ordering was a lot more fun.

Okinawa Foodie: The Best Noodles You’ve Never Heard Of @ Mahoroba

Okinawa Foodie: The Best Noodles You’ve Never Heard Of @ Mahoroba

While in Okinawa, I was craving some spicy food.  I searched Google, TripAdvisor and Yelp.  Not too many results/reviews for restaurants, so I decided to take a chance on a place nearby that served Taiwanese Stir Noodles: Mahoroba.  I was pleasantly surprised by how good […]