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Interesting Japanese Food

Sydney Food and Drink Alyssa Low Alyssa Low

Japan is truly a foodie’s heaven, with lots to offer. But there’s so much more than just sushi, wagyu, ramen, and sashimi, which you will see below. Be sure to try them out the next time you’re in Japan (hopefully this article doesn’t gross you out). That being said, all hail the interesting food o… Read More

6 Best Japanese Chain Restaurants

Sydney Food and Drink GJ Editor GJ Editor

Having authentic Japanese meals when in Japan is a must. Sushi, sashimi, tempura, onigiri, yakitori, the list goes on... This is what tourists typically crave for when they travel to Japan. However, there are also a whole lot of popular chain restaurants and fast-food stalls among the local Jap… Read More

Unique Table Manners in Japan

Sydney Culture GJ Editor GJ Editor

Every culture has its own table manner to follow and Japan is no exception. While Japanese will be generous and won’t be offended if you’re unable to conduct the correct table manners, it is always nice to understand and follow the common etiquettes to demonstrate your good manner and respect for t… Read More

Simple Japanese Recipes to Try at Home

Sydney Food and Drink Alyssa Low Alyssa Low

This self-isolation period is probably the best time for us to try our hands at something new. Cooking is a practical skill, especially in times like these, where you won't be able to survive on takeout the whole time. Whether you're experienced in the kitchen or not, here are a few simple Japanese… Read More

Tomikawa Seimensho

Hokkaido Food and Drink GJ Editor GJ Editor

At both of Tomikawa Seimenjo’s locations, all dishes are made without the use of artificial flavours, sourcing local ingredients and applying years of knowledge to create some truly scrumptious and yet satisfying dishes. They use only noodles made in-house with flour sourced locally in Furano an… Read More

AN Dining Cafe & Bar

Hokkaido Food and Drink GJ Editor GJ Editor

An Dining offers a special monthly menu carefully curated by head chef and owner Shinichi Maeda and his array of locally sourced and seasonally selected produce. Along with multiple fine dining, café and bar options, An Dining accommodates a wide range of dietary requirements including veget… Read More

Yuiga Doxon and Yama-no Doxon

Hokkaido Food and Drink GJ Editor GJ Editor

Foodies visiting Furano will want to try out these two restaurants! Yuiga Doxon is a restaurant created with Furano’s abundance of nature and delicious produces in mind. They specialise in Japanese curry and rice, in fact it’s so popular that many wait in line for their curry! The sister rest… Read More

Kodamaya Sobadokoro

Hokkaido Food and Drink GJ Editor GJ Editor

If you’re looking for the best soba restaurant in Furano, Kodomaya Sobadokoro is the place to go. The restaurant is large, seating over one hundred people, and guests can choose between Western or Japanese style dining. The soba is made from two kinds of specially selected buckwheat flour, and t… Read More

Kumagera

Hokkaido Food and Drink GJ Editor GJ Editor

Feast your appetite on Furano’s local Japanese cuisine from Kumagera restaurant – the perfect eatery catering to every tourist. Founded in 1980, Kumagera is famous for portraying the town of Furano through the ages. The name ‘Kumagera’, is also known as a black woodpecker, which is Furano’s native … Read More

Sapporo Ramen Daishin

Hokkaido Food and Drink GJ Editor GJ Editor

Founded in 1985, Sapporo Ramen Daishin celebrated their 30th anniversary in 2016, and has since opened in Kutchan! This restaurant has a lovely rustic interior like a cosy mountain cabin. Since its founding, the business has been passed on through the generations, recipes taught, adapted and beauti… Read More