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Matcha Fondu is the Gift From God We Never Knew

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Two things. Matcha and Cholocate. Although this isn't an original concept at this point, the ingeniousness behind the store Cha-Nabe Cafe is the way they combine these two delicious creations. That is through their assorted fruits with cholocate matcha fondu. The name speaks for itself, strawberries, dango, and other delicious sweets on a platter served with a small pot of...

Ghibli Sweets Will Brighten Your Day

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Ghibli is among one of Japan's biggest succeses in the animation scene and what isn't to love about it? With many cute distinctive classic characters , it's no wonder it's adored by fans all over the world. It's so big that places like Shiro-Hige's Cream Puff Factory in Setagawa have been popping up recently. This little cozy place offers many kinds...

Temma Curry A Handful of Golden Deliciousness

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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

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https://youtu.be/X2O62k8hEkoI 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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...

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