Anagomeshi 2

Fujitaya (Anagomeshi, or Conger Eel Bowl)

Fujitaya is a restaurant of anagomeshi, or a conger eel bowl. It is located in Miyajima in Hiroshima Prefecture. Miyajima is an island that is well known for Itsukushima Shrine and millions of tourists visit […]

bread in Flip Up! 1

Flip Up! (Bakery Shop in Kyoto)

Flip Up! is one of the most popular bakeries in Kyoto. I’m a big fan of Flip Up! and when I lived in Kyoto City, I went there to buy bagels every weekend. Now I […]

Piroshikiya 2


Piroshikiya sells Russian buns called pirozhki. The shop is located in the department store in Sannomiya, Sogo Kobe. Piroshikiya is loved by a wide range of people in Kobe. Probably you have to wait a […]

Nankin-machi Square and Azumaya there

Kobe Chinatown (Nankin-Machi)

What is Kobe Chinatown like? Kobe Chinatown (Japanese: Nankin-machi) is one of the three major chinatowns in Japan, and known as a tourist spot in Kobe. It was established soon after the opening of Hyogo […]

551 Horai Ebisubashi Flagship Store

551 Horai (Ebisubashi Flagship Store)

551 Horai is one of the most popular chain stores that sell Chinese steamed pork buns (Japanese: buta-man) in Kansai region (the southern-central region of Japan’s main island, Honshu). The pork buns are loved by […]