Kuromon Ichiba Market
FYJ Journal

Minami, a Very Enjoyable Place in Osaka

Apr. 16, 2018 In Osaka City, there are two major commercial districts―Kita (Japanese: North) and Minami (Japanese: South). Kita is an attractive urban area that has tall buildings and stylish stores. If you visit Osaka […]

551 Horai Ebisubashi Flagship Store
FOOD&DRINK

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 […]

the kushikatsu
FOOD&DRINK

Kushikatsu Daruma (Hozenji-Ten)

Kushikatsu Daruma is a kushikatsu restaurant chain based in Osaka. I went to Kushikatsu Daruma Hozenji-ten that is located near Hozenji Temple. You can see the restaurant manager, Katsuya Ueyama in front of the restaurant. […]

the meibutsu curry
FOOD&DRINK

Jiyuken (Namba Honten)

Jiyuken Namba Honten is a small but very popular restaurant in Namba, Osaka. It is famous for its meibutsu curry. (“Meibutsu” means “a specialty of the house.”) Many TV celebrities have eaten the curry, so […]

Kuromon Ichiba Market 1-2
Shopping

Kuromon Ichiba Market (Food Market in Osaka)

A Market with a Black Gate? Kuromon Ichiba Market is renowned as “the kitchen of Osaka,” and it is always crowded with the locals and tourists. “Kuromon Ichiba” means “a market with the black gate,” […]