Japanese Food

When most people think of Japanese food, sushi and ramen will mostly come to mind. Although those are unique dishes and should definitely be tried when in Japan, there is much more when it comes to Japanese cuisine. The variety of local cuisine varies from region to region and is often as unique as Japan itself. From the wide varieties of sushi and ramen, to the exquisite kobe beef, many types of sweets, candies and sake. Select any of the food types or drinks below.

Awamori Awamori

Awamori has been consumed by local Okinawans for centuries. Learn more about it here.

Japanese tea Japanese Tea

Japan has a reputation for cultivating some of the healthiest tea’s in the world.

Sake Sake

Learn more about this popular and special type of fermented Japanese rice wine.

Sashimi Sashimi

Sashimi shares a lot of similarities with sushi. Learn the differences here.

Shochu Shochu

Shochu is hardly known outside of Japan but is the most popular domestic drink.

Sushi Sushi

Sushi is probably Japan’s most well known export. Learn everything about it here.

Bento boxes Bento boxes

Bento boxes are believed to have been first used by samurai warriors. Take a look at..

Wagashi Wagashi

Wagashi are Japanese plant based sweets that are served with your tea. Learn more about..

Wasabi Wasabi

Some love it, some hate it. But how many actually know what it is?

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