Japanese Spicy Citrus Condiment, better than Wasabi? | Yuzu Kosho
This Japanese condiment, spicy-salty citrus is still unknown to many will change the way you enjoy your food forever. Yuzukosho (柚子胡椒) is by far my favorite Japanese condiment …
This is a location I’ve come to in Shizuoka for watching the Shinkansen fly by in front of Mt Fuji at high speed. It’s the classic “Welcome to Japan” shot for many movie location shoots here from Hollywood to TV. You can catch them all: Nozomi, Hikari, Kodama — the Tokaido Shinkansen
Ginzan Onsen is one of the most famous onsen hot spring towns in Japan, made famous by a CNN report to the world a decade ago. Why? An old village covered in snow winding around a steamy stream with little bridges crossing it. It’s that beautiful!
We’ll ride the whole 58 min loop of Tokyo on the historic Yamanote Line on the new E235 series trains – clockwise from Tokyo Station ▶︎ Shinagawa ▶︎ Shibuya ▶︎ Shinjuku ▶︎ Ikebukuro ▶︎ Ueno ▶︎ Akihabara ▶︎ Tokyo
This is it!! The biggest street food festival maybe in all of Japan! The Tori no Ichi festival held by Otori Shine north of Asakusa is incredible! It’s the experience you’re looking for when you come to Japan. And it will fill you up!!
Osaka has the longest “shoutengai” shopping street in Japan and there’s no one better than Kevin Riley to show us around!
It is a stroll through history as well. Tenjinbashisuji is the name of the covered street and it historically led to the shrine, shops building further around it for centuries.
Welcome to Fukuoka’s main train station, Hakata Station in the city center. Let’s look at the Station front (Ekimae), some of the shops and getting around. The stream is planned to last 40 minutes.
What is nabe (鍋)? It’s a pot to cook things in and it also means SOUP or STEW or as we say in Japanese — nabe. This festival is highlighting nabe from many areas of Japan this weekend. Let’s try some!
One of Japan’s biggest street food festivals is in Tokyo! There seems to be a thousand stands serving takoyaki, okonomiyaki, yakitori, wagyu on sticks, karage Japanese chicken … it’s incredible!
Welcome to Akihabara – From JR Akihabara Station to the maid cafe alley & Super Potato retro game store to Gachapon Kaikan, we’ll scramble the neighborhood and you’ll be ready to navigate the area like a pro when you visit!
I’m at Tokyo Station (at 6am) to ride Japan’s bullet train to Kyoto this morning. I don’t have a JR Rail Pass but I do have 15 minutes to get on the train! I also want an ekiben (train bento or boxed lunch) and A SEAT ON THE TRAIN!
I will buy a NON-RESERVED TICKET from a vending machine.
The bento shop is on the way. It’s time to RUN!!
(Can I get both in time?)