JAPANESE FOOD

Sushi Lovers, You Need This Pink Sushi Cake For Valentine's Day!

Salmon roses, anyone?
Valentine’s season is one of those times people generally associate with sweets—you’d usually give away chocolates, cookies, and other confections around this time of year. But we get you; all that sugar can start to get nauseating after a while. For fans ...

PSA: Sambo Kojin Is Treating OFWs To A FREE Buffet Meal

It's still the season for pigging out.
More than the food and gift-giving, the Christmas season is about catching up and being reunited with the people who are most important to us. If you have a relative or a friend who is coming home (or is already home) for ...

Sushi Nori Keeps the Party Going With These Poke and Sushi Trays

Sushi for NYE may be the best idea anyone's ever had.
If Christmas in the Philippines starts in September, there's no way it ends at 11:59 p.m. on December 25. In fact, there's a term for people who do that: party poopers. Sushi Nori certainly knows how to keep a party rolling and ...

Score Two Bowls for the Price of One at Hanamaruken

You have until December 15!
The ramen from Hanamaruken is pretty up there in our books, but it gets bumped up a few notches when there’s a Buy 1 Get 1 situation on the loose over at their Century City branch in Makati. If you and a friend are each craving a bowl, you ...

You Can Score Unlimited Okonomiyaki and Yakiniku Until the End of the Year

Eat as much as you can handle in two hours!
It’s a season of pigging out, and Dohtonbori refuses to be left behind. To celebrate their Greenhills branch's fourth anniversary, they’re offering unlimited okonomiyaki and yakiniku for P699 until the last day of 2019!Don’t worry—they’ve got the rice covered, too. As long ...

Here's How You Can Score Some Free California Maki

Tokyo Tokyo knows us too well.
We’re all familiar with this scenario: You’re craving Japanese food, and maybe have been for days, but you just can’t decide whether you want meat, noodles, or sushi. And it may feel a little sacrilegious to go ahead and order them all—not ...

Here's Where You Can Get Your Favorites From Wrong Ramen

It closed early this year. Can you guess where you can find their ramen?
Have you heard of Wrong Ramen? This ramen joint used to serve noodle bowls in Burgos Circle, Bonifacio Global City. A local joint which dished out ramen bowls that were anything but traditional, Wrong Ramen opened in 2013 and closed its doors ...

The Easiest Japanese Recipes You Can Make At Home

There's no need to be a pro Japanese chef to get these umami-packed dishes.
Japanese cooking is one of the most distinct Asian cuisines you can have. The skills required and the flavors achieved are always worlds away from what we normally cook at home.We can’t exactly teach you to be professional Japanese chefs, but you ...

You Can Now Find Authentic Sapporo Miso Ramen In Manila!

Perfect comfort food during the rainy weather.
Sapporo, a city in Hokkaido prefecture, is famous for one of our favorite rainy-weather essentials: ramen, more specifically, miso ramen. If you’re not familiar with what miso actually is, this is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting soybeans with salt and koji ...

This Japanese Curry Is Made For Meat Lovers!

Meat on meat!
If you truly believe that the amount of meat on your plate directly affects how happy your mood is, then the words “meat on meat” will most likely whet your appetite. You better sharpen your chopstick skills and make enough room (you ...

There's Adobo And Sisig At This Japanese Restaurant

Japanese cuisine meets Filipino flavors!
Genki Sushi, a Japanese restaurant known for its conveyor belt for sushi, serves different types of maki, temaki, sashimi, nigiri, gunkan, rice bowls, side dishes, and desserts. The latest additions to their menu combine Filipino flavors and Japanese food: the Japanese Tuna Adobo ...

We Have A Guide On How To Eat Your Sushi Right

Eat like you're Japanese!
If you’ve loved sushi all your life or just recently was introduced to its wonders, you should know that the best way to enjoy it is to go traditional. After all, the Japanese have mastered not just making sushi, but also the ...

Have You Tried Sizzling Ramen Before?

It’s definitely worth a try!
If you’re a big fan of Japanese food, you might be one to the classics. At Kureji in Quezon City, however, they like to keep things interesting. “Reimagined Japanese food” is how they like to describe their brand of Japanese food. “Kureji” ...

This Mushroom Ramen Is One Of A Kind!

Itadakimasu!
How does one bowl of ramen standout in a city filled with tons of ramen houses? Well, Ippudo Philippines is steering away from the classic Tonkotsu broth and meaty pork chashu by replacing it with a completely new base and toppings. Meet ...

You Can Still Indulge in Crab Tempura and Wagyu At This Japanese Resto

Get those chopsticks ready!
If a trip to Japan is not on the agenda anytime soon, you can still satisfy your tempura cravings at Tenya. Known for their high-quality tempura and tendon, Tenya is a famous restaurant chain from Japan and has several branches in Metro Manila. Hankering ...

Take a Trip Around Asia with These Noodle Recipes

Why wait until you can afford a plane ticket? Your kitchen will transport you with these Asian noodles.
It pays to know how to use the different noodles available in the Asian aisle. Apart from giving you a good variety of dishes, every bite will transport you to another country and another culture—all without the airfare! Discover a new world ...

These Cheese Cups Make You Feel Like You're Biting Into A Cloud Of Cheese!

We're never going down from this cheese heaven!
Kumori, which peddles freshly baked Japanese treats, recently launched the new Fuwari Cheese Cups ("Fuwari" means fluffy). Get a scoopful and you will see that there are three layers that makes Fuwari cheese cups simple but so delicious: there’s the creamy cheese filling on the ...

Craving Sushi, Pancit, and Sisig? Ooma Sushi Bar and Manam Are Now in Greenhills

Why not have both?
Japanese and Filipino food may not have a lot of similarities, but both have a special place in many food lovers' hearts. If you count yourself as one of them, you'll love the joint opening of Manam and Ooma Sushi Bar in Greenhills!Manam still has ...

Splash on Sesame Oil To Give Your Meal a Quick Make Over

Here's how you can use it.
Sesame oil isn’t your average cooking oil. A little of it goes a long, long way. It coats and infuses your dishes with an aromatic, delicious, nutty, sesame flavor. Here, we’ve gathered recipes, both new and old, that use sesame oil to ...

Enjoy Osaka's Deep-Fried Skewers at This Buffet For Less Than P500

They serve Kushikatsu, deep-fried meats and veggies known to be the soul food of Osaka!
When traveling, "follow the long lines" is always a good measure for which restaurants to try and whether a restaurant serves good food. In this case, go where the Japanese locals go and you're sure to get great Japanese food. Osakatsu in Salcedo Village ...
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