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60Merche MorenoLV.41 5073 32
As a tourist in Japan you will face two main problems about food: “price” and “timing”. You have a lot of souvenirs to buy, a lot of temples to see, and maybe you don’t want to spend a lot of money eating in Japan. But also, you don’t have much time to search for good restaurants, most of the tim...more...
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60Daniel PowellLV.28 1533 13
A Brief IntroductionWhere to begin I wonder? Since it's my first Article on Odigo I should probably start by saying Hi! My Name is Dan, and welcome to the article!I have several more articles planned in the near future after my recent visit to Japan in mid April so keep your eyes peeled for more ...more...
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60Mike BosackLV.59 1628 21
Japan is a safe country.  In fact, it's a place where nature is far more likely to hurt you than humans.  Of course, some aspects of Japanese culture and cuisine invite you to challenge nature, and one fish in particular gives you that chance... FUGU Many of you readers out there may already be ...more...
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60Eri LinLV.42 27 3
While every ramen-ya has their own take on the Japanese staple of ramen, Menbakaichidai in Kyoto takes it to a whole hotter level. Their ramen is not “hot” in the spicy sense, but because it is literally put on fire.  Menbakaichidai’s fire ramen, which is officially named the green onion ramen, i...more...
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60Claudia MitsuLV.42 31 1
Ramen – one of the Japanese’s favorite dishes. Originally coming from China it got so many varieties over the years. Not only different soup mixtures, different kind of noodles and different toppings makes having a cup of ramen a new experience every time. But wouldn’t it be great to try differen...more...
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60Kim BosackLV.64 100 3
Azabu Juban is a great little neighborhood in Tokyo, that sadly gets a bit overshadowed by some other more well-known nearby suburbs. It's one of my favorite parts of the city to visit - and one of the best reasons for this is that there are so many delicious places to eat. Without further ado, h...more...
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60Nicole EbisuyaLV.21 73 1
With such a wide variety of themed cafes in Japan, it's hard to pick which ones are worth a visit. Among the many in Tokyo, there are two Alice in Wonderland cafes in Shinjuku, a hedgehog cafe in Roppongi, and a Gudetama cafe in Ikebukuro.Having been to many different cafes, one that I keep going...more...
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60Micaela (ミカエラ)LV.28 663 34
Planning a trip to Fukuoka and worried about whether or not you'll be able to dine out as a vegan/vegetarian? It's true that meatless dining has yet to take off in Japan, but things are slowly changing, and in Fukuoka City there are now quite a few high-quality options within arm's reach that wil...more...
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60Mike BosackLV.59 89 4
For a limited time only, Ebisu station in Tokyo is featuring a pastry delicacy known to the Okayama/Hiroshima area since the 1930s: Hattendo Cream Buns.  Hattendo started off in the town of Mihara between Okayama and Hiroshima, and it still has four permanent locations in the area.  Back when th...more...
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60Mike BosackLV.59 57 3
Summer is fast approaching in Japan, and that means two things: oppressive humidity and UNAGI!  Unagi, or freshwater eel, is considered in Japan to be the best food for a hot summer day, since the calorie-dense protein is meant to give you the energy needed to give you that extra push when the he...more...