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JOYSOUND Brings an Excellent Karaoke Experience

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If there is one thing that is not a secret about Japan, that would have to be karaoke. If you just walk around Tokyo it won't take you but probably 5 minutes (if that) to see the flashing lights of a karaoke building. On this particularly evening, we decided to go to one of our favorite franchises. JOYSOUND who...

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...

This Japanese Pudding Has A Cute Way into Pudding

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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...

Spicy Hot Pot That Will Warm You Up On A Chilly Day

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I don't care what anyone says but spicy food is a necessity of life. The way the flavors hit your tongue is a completely different sensation than other kinds of foods. However, if you over do it, you might not be able to get the full amount of flavor from the dish. No worries though because we found a...

Super Fluffy Pancakes That Are to Die For!

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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...

Cheap Hot Pot Place With a Great View

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If you haven't already figured it out, we are a huge fan of Minto Mirai's World Porters. The reason is simple. They just have a lot of places to eat at a reasonable price. Today on the menu is hot pot (shabu shabu) at a place called Shabu-Yo. I'll start off by saying that lunch will cost you between...

Go Here for Your Coffee & Hand Pies in Tokyo

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Passing through Harajuku, we came across a great cafe that has delicious hand pies, good coffee, and the perfect atmosphere to relax with a book. The exterior of the place was quite nice, and there was a lot of out door seating. Inside you can see they went with a cottage like style, as everything in the place was...

Great Japanese Set Meal in The Suburbs of Koenji

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Most of my friends get annoyed when I talk about Kouenji. Why? Because I can't stop talking about it. The live music scene is great, the old narrow streets full of thrift shops, and of course, THE FOOD!! Today we visited one of my favorite Japanese set meal places (定食屋), Daichan (大ちゃん). Just to give you some backstory, I lived...

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