Get to Know Agari: The Japanese Green Tea

The idea behind hot green tea in sushi restaurants is that the astringency of the tea cuts the fat from the food. In this way, you clean your mouth so you can try a different kind of sushi. Agari offers the right amount of flavor that complements sushi. Let’s learn more about this green tea, […]

The History of Japanese Curry

Curry is one of the most popular dishes in Japan. It is usually served with rice and tonkatsu or other accompaniments. Still, there are also curry-based dishes that do not use rice and even drinks.   The History of Japanese Curry   Curry wasn’t always familiar to Japan. In the late 1800s, Commodore Matthew Perry’s […]

Japanese Breakfast: Reasons to Start Your Day with It

The Japanese diet, in general, is characterized by being a healthy one. That is why it is believed that Japan is the country with more centenaries in the world (there are about 70,000 registered). According to data from the WHO, its life expectancy is the highest on the planet.   Japanese breakfast     The […]

Learn These Japanese Phrases to Enhance Your Dining Experience

Learning basic Japanese terminology regarding the dining experience can serve to enhance your meal.    In addition to the basic greetings commonly used in Japan, the following Japanese terminology covers questions you can ask while eating, keep reading to learn more!   Phrases in Japanese   Irasshai Mase    “irasshaimase!” means “Welcome to the store!” […]