Hiyayakko: A Summertime Snack (冷奴 / ひややっこ)

Photo by Flickr user asiansupper Summer in Japan can be the absolute worst. It’s hot, humid, and everyone’s sweaty. Though it’s not quite summer yet, I can feel it fast approaching. Convenience stores are already stocking up on cool snacks and kids are riding their bikes around and playing in the river. Nice, except for the killer heat. Today, I’ll be sharing with you my favorite summer Japanese dish, hiyayakko […]

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Best Fish & Chips in Kansai: Seafood Caravan 10 Nishinomiya

On my weekend walks, I’d always pass Seafood Caravan 10. While I’ve never been a huge fan of fish and chips, the restaurant’s appeal still got to me. I caved one afternoon and treated myself, and all I can say is that I wasn’t disappointed. Perhaps I was never a fan of fish and chips because I never had a proper plate of them… But now I’m a believer. The […]

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All You Can Eat KFC Buffet

A world without KFC is a world not worth living in. Maybe. The first KFC was debuted at the World Expo in Osaka, Japan in 1970. Since then, it’s been integrated into Japan (with some menu changes). KFC is delicious, and you may be thinking what could be better than a bucket of chicken? …How about as much KFC as you want?    Yes, you read right. All you can […]

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