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Temma Curry A Handful of Golden Deliciousness


Temma Curry has a bustling front window where employees in large chef hats dish out tons of delicious curry pan to hungry customers. Deciding to avoid the extremely hot summer weather, and busy crowds, I head into the cafe where the curry bread is made. The shop itself has a strong french design influence, and would feel at home in...

Rare and Exotic Eats in Yokohama Punish Your Tongue


I never thought the day would come where I would sit down and stuff a cockroach in my mouth. Well I did just that at a a place called Chinjuuya in Noge, Yokohama. The name of the place literally means rare beasts and that's just what was served. Although the list goes on and on, Myself, Mike and a...

Anime Themed Capsule Hotel Gives You a Brand New Experience


Staying at a capsule hotel can be a unique experience in Japan. Although the idea of the capsule hotel is not so new any more these days, there are some business that are adding their personal flair to the place. Today we got to visit a capsule hotel with different themed rooms called New City located in Yokohama, Japan....

Great Standing Bar in Yokahama that makes you feel the essence of Japan


I love standing bars. As a matter of fact, I spend 2-3 days a week grabbing some food and drinks there. The atmosphere gets you pumped up with waiters/waitresses bustling about the place, bringing highballs, beer and the like to your table. However, some places get so busy it's hard for the staff to keep that golden smile up...

Sing Anime Songs Here to Feed Your Otaku Desires | STARS


Something that has been popping up more in Japan's otaku sub-culture is anisong karaoke, a place where you can sing anime songs. Anime isn't anything new to us in the west, but recently I can't help but feel that more and more people are becoming more interesting in the intro and outros songs of various anime. Of course here...

Cafe in The Sky, or Tree Rather


After our success finding a great cafe at Center Kita, Yokohama, I decided it might be nice to try out another cafe called Nanja Monja Cafe off of Yokohama's Blue Line, this time near a station called Mitsuzawa Shimochou that has been getting some attention lately. I had heard rumors of a cafe that was situated in a small...

Great Cafes Yokohama, Son Jin: Incredible Curry, Omurice, and More


When you think about all the possible cafes to vist in Yokohama and Tokyo, this list just goes on and on. But are they all really worth your time? Today we stopped by one of our favorites, Cafe Salon Son Jin in Center Kita, Yokohama City. Organic Roasted Coffee Nothing beats a good roast on a cold day and Son Jin's...

Wanna Come To My Place For Karaage?


Izakaya's (Japanese pubs) are far from lacking in Japan. I mean what's there to hate? The menus are packed with a variety of dishes and drinks. Their usually are big crowds with friendly people and typically the service is quite good. We got all that and a bag of chips at a place called "Orenchikuru?" literally meaning "Wanna come...

This Japanese Pudding Has A Cute Way into Pudding


While in Nagoya station we stopped by a cute little cafe called Cafe Gentiane: Pyorin, famous for their chick pudding. Although at first we felt guilty about plunging a metal utensil through this adorable delight, after having a taste we were without regrets. These little babies are delicious, and the layers of frosting, and pudding before making your way to...

Super Fluffy Pancakes That Are to Die For!


Fluffy pancakes seem to be all the rage here in Japan lately. Go to places like Harajuku and you will just see shop after shop on the same street advertising how soft and bouncy their pancakes are. Mike and I had to see what all the fuss was about so we headed over to Minato Mirai World Porter's Gram...



Nagoya Meshi Masters, Gomitori

You find yourself sitting in an old wooden building, surrounded by strange artifacts. Someone comes by and offers you a menu filled with local...