Japanese food is good. I mean, really good. There aren’t many places in the world you can’t find a Japanese restaurant nowadays, and of course – the best of it is in Japan itself. While many Japanese foods are celebrated for their exquisite flavors and meticulous preparation, there are however certain delicacies that might challenge your palate somewhat….. We asked our students which Japanese foods they may have struggled with….
Interested in Japanese food?
Learn more about your favourite food treats by reading the following Blogs:
Live like a local? EAT like a local! All about “Meibutsu” (名物) (and 5 great must-try Kobe specialities)
Have you heard the word ‘meibutsu’ before? “Meibutsu” (名物) is a Japanese word that refers to a local specialty or a famous product of a certain area. Listing meibutsu seems to come very naturally to Japanese people…name almost any city or region and they will quickly reel off the well known specialities of the area..
Too much study and not enough play? Insanely keen instant ramen gourmet? Ready for a quirky weekend activity? Don’t miss the Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum.
I was talking to a couple of Lexis Japan students the other day, and they shared with me their mission for their time in Japan…..to try each and every flavour of Kitkat. This is no simple task! Did you know about the Japanese KitKat obsession?
Coming to Kobe? Kobe is known throughout Japan as a ‘city for foodies’. While you can find the finest of Michelin dining in Kobe, it’s down at street level that the food scene really takes off. Here’s our recommended bucket list of ‘must tries’ for your stay, with a preference for the cheap and the cheerful!