Omatcha Salon

Had a team meeting here when I worked for a food tour company, and it was recommended by one of the other guides on our team. As the name suggests, it specializes in all things green tea. A pleasant surprise for me was seeing that they had cha soba (green tea soba), which while normal […]

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中谷堂 (Nakatanidou)

Quite famous online, Nakatanidou is the small snacks shop in Nara that does hourly public mochi poundings. Speaking with the staff, they say that the mochi poundings are generally only done when the previous batch is almost sold out, however it seems that this happens more or less roughly every hour. Watch the mochi pounding […]

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みやざき館 (Miyazakikan)

I’ve visited Miyazakikan twice so far and both times were very enjoyable and Miyazakikan is definitely making my list of recommended places to go in Osaka, especially if you’re craving good japanese steak. The prices here are also very worth it for the amount of food you get. Their menu is all course meals, and […]

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若松屋 (Wakamatsuya)

This was one of many recommended restaurants in Yanagawa for Unagi. As I visited Yanagawa with a discounted set of tickets that covered my train rides, boat ride and food, I was given a few different restaurants around the town to choose from that would be covered. After walking a bit down the road of […]

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