Sushi, tempura, savory ‘okonomiyaki’ pancakes – there are so many yummy edibles in Japan that you shouldn’t miss during your stay. Sample some of this lingo the next time you’re at a local restaurant to experience some of these specialties.
At many restaurants in Japan, once your food is brought to the table, you will likely receive a check even if you don’t ask for one. However, at izakayas and bars, you may need to ask for one when you are ready to pay.
If you go to restaurants or stores in Japan, you might note some specific phrases used by waiters and store clerks. One of the most common phrases that they use is “Kashikomari mashita” which means “understood” or “certainly” in a polite way, meaning that your order has been accepted.
Okinawa, Japan —The Army & Air Force Exchanges at Okinawa, Japan is offering a warm welcome—and a bite to eat – to visitors, Department of Defense contractors and civilians at Exchange restaurants and Express locations.
Over the years, some women have felt reluctant to openly express their love for so-called “manly” food like hamburgers and steaks — but thankfully, the rising trend of high-protein diets and weightlifting routines created specifically for women means that burger lovers like myself no longer have to hide our appreciation for all things meaty.
Have you heard of Japan’s furikake? In Japanese, furikake means "to sprinkle over." Furikake are seasonings of various dried ingredients such as egg, seaweed, or sesame, made to top a bowl of plain white rice.
The famous Land of the Rising Sun is known for so many things, it’s hard to even mention them all: culture, history, pop culture, manga, anime, cosplay, sights, architecture...the list could go on and on.