Japan

Japanese Food: Chikuwa

Itadakimasu! Chikuwa I've seen some interesting foods while I've been in Japan and then there's chikuwa. It's so alien to me that I don't even have anything to compare it to in the United States. (Probably because we don't have anything even remotely similar.) Yet, this little food is quite common here, but what is… Continue reading Japanese Food: Chikuwa

Japan

Japanese Food: Izakaya

Itadakimasu! Izakaya Food! Man! There are so many options for eating food in Japan depending on what you're looking for and how much time you have and one such place that I'd read about and wanted to try was 'izakaya'. Now, it's not a fancy place. It's not a place to order one full-course meal, but… Continue reading Japanese Food: Izakaya