September 23, 2021
Best Autumn Japanese Snacks

The best season of the year is finally upon us! That’s right, fall is here, and what better way to ring in the seasonal change than to celebrate with the...

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July 16, 2021
Top Instant Ramen Hacks

Picture this: you’ve just finished a work project and you’re craving a hot steaming bowl of ramen noodles. You don’t have time to go all the way to your favorite...

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June 08, 2021
Exploring Night Markets In Japan

Colored lights, boisterous crowds, some shopping, and a whole lot of eating: the night market is a “must-go, must-see, must-eat“ stop on many an itinerary in East and Southeast Asia....

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June 03, 2021
All About Daifuku

Daifuku is a popular type of wagashi, or Japanese candy, that has a long history in Japan and remains a beloved Japanese treat today. More specifically, daifuku is a type...

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May 24, 2021
Japanese Knives

Japanese knives are renowned for how sharp they are, and though “sharpness” may seem like an all-too-obvious measure of a knife’s worth, it’s for good reason! Because traditional Japanese knives...

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May 03, 2021
Who were the Oni?

Despite the fact that Japanese oni were born about 1400 years ago and—depending on your belief system—never strictly walked the Earth, you have likely seen an oni demon. It’s a...

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