How to drink sake

How To Drink Sake

Sake (pronounced sa-keh) is also commonly referred to as Japanese rice wine. It is an alcoholic drink that is made by processing and fermenting polished rice. This polishing process removes the bran on the outside of the rice. This is done as the bran contains lots of fat, proteins, and vitamins which can affect the sake’s …

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What is a Tokyo Banana

What is a Tokyo Banana

If someone asked you if you like Tokyo Banana, what would you say? Sounding equal parts lude, innocent, completely made up, and sort of like it could be the name of some designer drug doing the rounds, it’s hard to know exactly what to say without incriminating yourself. It’s okay though, you can relax…it’s just a …

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How to Eat Mochi

Japan has a wide range of exotic foods that foreign visitors are sure to enjoy. Mochi is certainly a popular treat. Mochi, also known as rice cakes, are something of a delicacy in Japan. Mochi can also be eaten in a range of different ways depending on the context – it can be eaten in …

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Best Japanese Beer

There’s no such thing as a bad beer. It’s that some taste better than others – Billy CarterIt’s a long flight to Japan, and by the time you get there, you’ll have developed a thirst that only the finest beer in the land can quench.  Fear not though, because Japan has become a world leader …

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Best Japanese Snacks

Best Japanese Snacks

One of the best things about Japan is the huge selection of one-of-a-kind foods and unique snacks. While you’re probably familiar with sushi, sake, and ramen- how many Japanese snacks have you tried?Japanese snacks have a reputation for being unique, ‘out there’, and sometimes a little bizarre. They can come in a huge variety of …

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Best Ramen In Tokyo

Best Ramen In Tokyo

Ramen is a dish that’s very high in calories and sodium. One way to make it slightly healthier is to leave the soup and just eat the noodles – Masaharu Morimoto When you’re in Tokyo, it would be a tragedy not to sample the best food that the city has to offer, and that means indulging …

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