Top Food & Drink in Japan

Kobe Pudding

Very popular for its smooth and rich mouth feel, this is also the best souvenir from Kobe!

Tama Konnyaku

Smooth and velvety, tama konnyaku (ball-shaped konjac jelly) has a simple taste with no harshness

Ika-no-Ikizukuri (Live Squid Sashimi)

Fresh squid is sliced up live right on the spot. This is a delicacy of the town of Yobuko for which the squid has a t...

Narazuke Pickles

Traditional pickles of Nara, appealing for their unique aroma and sweetness since they are pickled in sake kasu (lees)

Shirasu Don

The dish consisting of generous fresh shirasu (whitebait) placed on top of rice is a famous delicacy in the old capit...

Buri-katsudon

A superb dish with deep-fried yellowtail covered in a special ago-dashi soy sauce topped on Sado rice

Wanko Soba

The traditional taste of Iwate as you continuously gobble down bite-sized bowls of soba.

Akashiyaki

The Akashi version of takoyaki "octopus dumplings"served with superior dashi. It has an exceptionally soft texture.

Kaisendon (Sashimi Bowl)

Tons of sashimi piled on! Fresh fish on rice able to be savored thanks to Sado

Sobameshi

A hybrid dish combining yakisoba and rice! The sauce hitting the teppan hot plate adds a smokiness to the dish.

Taiyo-no-Tamago (Ripe Mangoes)

Fully ripened mangoes are harvested as naturally fallen fruit under the bright sun of Miyazaki

Abalone

Enjoy a dynamic whole abalone fresh from the grill!

Iekei Ramen

The rich pork bone-and-soy sauce soup is the selling point for Iekei ramen, originally produced in Yokohama

Sake

With a dry taste born from very hard water, this miraculous sake has the blessings of Narita-san temple.

Hoba Misoyaki

Miso is grilled on top of a magnolia leaf the size of a man’s hand to an appealing smokiness!

Unagi Pie (Eel Pie)

The popular Shizuoka souvenir! A crispy and light pie with powdered eel

Tecchiri

A fugu (blowfish) hot pot. This is a winter delicacy in which although fugu is a light fish, its chewy texture makes ...

Satsuma-age

A traditional food of Kagoshima, satsuma-age is a simple regional dish in which minced fish paste is deep fried into ...

Morioka Jajamen

Hot boiled noodles are topped with a special sauce of miso and minced meat for a rich taste!

Jinenjo Soba

A soba with a smooth texture which is very nutritious due to the Japanese yams incorporated into the soba flour