Sake

izakaya

Japanese recommend Izakaya in TOKYO (居酒屋)

Japanese style Sake pub is called an Izakaya. Haven’t you been to there yet?New Yorkers call Izakaya not Japanese pub.I guess Sakagura on 43rd is the best in U.S.A! Today, I talk about real Izakaya in Japan. Contents Izakaya Rule in JapanOshibori & Water (おしぼりと水)Otoshi (お通し)How to payNo EnglishAre kudasaiNo chip, VAT8%Hashigosake (はしご酒)Izakaya Information in TOKYO depending on …

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kawakimono

Dry foods as snacks of SAKE Kawakimono(乾き物)

It is said “kawakimono” kinds of the snacks of alcohol as dried foods. When drinking at home or in Izakaya, , Japanese often eat them with Shochu, beer or Chuhai also. Today, I introduce you to some dried foods that Japanese often eat. Contents Surume / Atarime (するめ / あたりめ)Surume recipeEihire (エイひれ)Eihire recipeSakiika(さきいか)Kokutou kurumi (黒糖くるみ)Kawahagi …

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Alcohol

Sake (酒) Japanese drink alcohol daily

Have you ever heard of the Oktoberfest, a German beer festival?Well..iIn Japan, there is also the October beer festival in April and August,though. The drinking age is 20 years old. Today I would like to introduce Japanese often drinks alcohol. Contents Sake / Nihonshu(日本酒)Hannyatou (般若湯)Fine SakeDoburoku / Nigori (どぶろく / にごり)Amazake (甘酒)Amazake canKoshu (古酒)Shochu (焼酎)Koji (麹)Kuro …

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10 Healthy Seaweeds You should know!(海藻)

I’ve heard that foreigners take kombu into a bathtub for thalassotherapy…but the Japanese NEVER do that. Because, kombu is for foods in Japan. When talk about this food to westerners, I was said “It’s joke…”We must feel gross each other.😅 Today I introduce representative Japanese seaweed. Contents Nori(海苔 / のり)Ariake nori (有明のり)Tsukudani (佃煮)Wakame (わかめ / …

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