Climbing Kiln Cafe 3
FOOD&DRINK

Climbing Kiln Cafe at Shigaraki Pottery Village

Shigaraki Pottery Village (Japanese: Shigaraki Togeimura) is located in Shigaraki in Shiga Prefecture. It has a unique cafe called Climbing Kiln Cafe (Japanese: Noborigama Cafe), and you can actually go into a kiln and have […]

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 […]

the aburi-mochi from Kazariya
FOOD&DRINK

Kazariya (Aburi-Mochi Shop in Kyoto)

On the east approach to Imamiya Shrine, there are two aburi-mochi shops, Kazariya and Ichimonjiya Wasuke (local people just call it “Ichiwa”). They face each other across the street, and both shops are very popular. […]

Cheer Up!
KYOTO

Cheer Up! (Bakery Shop in Kyoto)

A sister shop of “Flip Up!” named “Cheer Up!” opened on March 28th in Okazaki, Kyoto. The bakers have learned to make bread at Flip Up! and they sell the same bread here. Also, Flip […]

Itsukushima (Miyajima)
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Why Is Conger Eel Miyajima’s Specialty?

Mar. 2, 2018 Recently, Miyajima, a beautiful island known for Itsukushima Shrine, is attracting more and more attention of tourists from overseas. As the number of tourists grows, so does interest in food in Miyajima. […]