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foodjapan.net http://foodjapan.net/ Tue, 30 May 2017 13:18:39 GMT FeedCreator 1.8.0-dev (info@mypapit.net) http://foodjapan.net/images/stories/fj-fixed/feedburner.png foodjapan.net http://foodjapan.net/ Hakodate Ramen http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=117:hakodate-ramen&catid=55:h&Itemid=60

[food]* A speciality of Hakodate, this humble shio (salt base) dish is a direct descendant of the predecessor to all ramen.

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loren@foodjapan.net (Loren) Sat, 06 Nov 2010 11:29:52 GMT http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=117:hakodate-ramen&catid=55:h&Itemid=60
Squid "Odori-don" http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=116:squid-qodori-donq&catid=62:o&Itemid=60

[food]* A small, live squid is freshly prepared and served almost-whole on a bed of sushi rice in this rather memorable (in many ways) Hakodate dish.

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loren@foodjapan.net (Loren) Sun, 10 Oct 2010 15:53:45 GMT http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=116:squid-qodori-donq&catid=62:o&Itemid=60
Day 20-B: Otaru (Part 2) http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=115:day-20-b-otaru-part-2&catid=34:blog&Itemid=66

[blog]* Day 20, Part 2: glass figurines, music boxes and teddy bears in the angelic little city-town of Otaru. Not much food today, though...

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loren@foodjapan.net (Loren) Tue, 21 Sep 2010 04:16:03 GMT http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=115:day-20-b-otaru-part-2&catid=34:blog&Itemid=66
Day 20-A: Otaru (Part 1) http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=114:day-20-a-otaru-part-1&catid=34:blog&Itemid=66

[blog]* Sorry about the delay, real life intervened! But we're back to bring you Day 20, Part 1: Otaru, an enchanting little tourist town on the western edge of Hokkaido.

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loren@foodjapan.net (Loren) Fri, 10 Sep 2010 06:36:59 GMT http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=114:day-20-a-otaru-part-1&catid=34:blog&Itemid=66
Day 19: Kushiro http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=113:day-19-kushiro&catid=34:blog&Itemid=66

[blog]* Day 19 - a rather lonely and forlorn day in Kushiro, a city with a better past. Also: katte-don and robata-yaki. (Warning - discusses whale meat.) 

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loren@foodjapan.net (Loren) Tue, 24 Aug 2010 10:44:47 GMT http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=113:day-19-kushiro&catid=34:blog&Itemid=66
Katte-don http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=112:katte-don&catid=58:k&Itemid=132

[food]* Starting with a plain bowl of rice, small portions of toppings (sashimi, pickles, meat) are separately bought and loaded onto the bowl to serve in this Kushiro speciality dish.

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loren@foodjapan.net (Loren) Tue, 17 Aug 2010 06:28:36 GMT http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=112:katte-don&catid=58:k&Itemid=132
Abashiri http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=111:abashiri&catid=40:hokkaido&Itemid=91 Abashiri

[place]* Located on the mouth of Abashiri River as it runs into the Sea of Okhotsk, Abashiri is host to a number of small museums and ruins, and some rather curious "local cuisine".

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loren@foodjapan.net (Loren) Mon, 16 Aug 2010 10:15:57 GMT http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=111:abashiri&catid=40:hokkaido&Itemid=91
Day 18: Abashiri http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=110:day-18-abashiri&catid=34:blog&Itemid=66

[blog]* Day 18 - moyoro-nabe, zangi-don and my fateful introduction to yama-wasabi. Plus, a prison (of sorts) and an aquarium (of sorts) and sunset-watching from Mt. Tento.

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loren@foodjapan.net (Loren) Sat, 14 Aug 2010 02:09:52 GMT http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=110:day-18-abashiri&catid=34:blog&Itemid=66
Zangi-don http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=109:zangi-don&catid=73:z&Itemid=131

[food]* Unique to Abashiri in Hokkaido Prefecture and using only local ingredients, salmon zangi is mixed with rice and yama-wasabi in this highly unusual lunch dish.

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loren@foodjapan.net (Loren) Fri, 13 Aug 2010 08:50:16 GMT http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=109:zangi-don&catid=73:z&Itemid=131
Asahikawa http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=108:asahikawa&catid=40:hokkaido&Itemid=91 Asahikawa

[place]* Square in the centre of Hokkaido, Asahikawa has long been a centre for trade and commerce in the region, and is known for its excellent seafood and Asahikawa-style ramen 

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loren@foodjapan.net (Loren) Tue, 10 Aug 2010 01:28:45 GMT http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=108:asahikawa&catid=40:hokkaido&Itemid=91
Day 17: Asahikawa http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=107:day-17-asahikawa&catid=34:blog&Itemid=66

[blog]* Day 17 - hail, volcano vents and hypothermia on Mt. Asahidake, ramen, and from a sushi chef: learning the secret to happiness

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loren@foodjapan.net (Loren) Sun, 08 Aug 2010 03:34:50 GMT http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=107:day-17-asahikawa&catid=34:blog&Itemid=66
Asahikawa Ramen http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=106:asahikawa-ramen&catid=48:a&Itemid=130

[food]* A distinct style of shoyu ramen, found only in Asahikawa, which is as much a product of the region's history as of culinary considerations.

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loren@foodjapan.net (Loren) Thu, 05 Aug 2010 14:28:35 GMT http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=106:asahikawa-ramen&catid=48:a&Itemid=130
Wakkanai http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=105:wakkanai&catid=40:hokkaido&Itemid=91 Wakkanai

[place]* The northern-most city of Japan, Wakkanai borders on the Sea of Okhotsk and is a rustic, quiet sort of place, centred on fishing and a small amount of local tourism.

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loren@foodjapan.net (Loren) Wed, 04 Aug 2010 07:54:07 GMT http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=105:wakkanai&catid=40:hokkaido&Itemid=91
Day 16: Wakkanai http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=103:day-16-wakkanai&catid=34:blog&Itemid=66

[blog]* Day 16 - Wakkanai, the northern-most town of Japan, and its various delights: seafood, the sea, fishermen and, uh, other sea-related stuff. Plus, a taste of isobe-yaki.

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loren@foodjapan.net (Loren) Mon, 02 Aug 2010 18:57:24 GMT http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=103:day-16-wakkanai&catid=34:blog&Itemid=66
Isobeyaki http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=104:isobeyaki&catid=56:i&Itemid=128

[food]* A speciality dish of the city of Wakkanai, up to twenty-four types of fish and vegetables are used to put together this magnificent stew, cooked and served in a scallop shell. 

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loren@foodjapan.net (Loren) Sun, 01 Aug 2010 18:43:25 GMT http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=104:isobeyaki&catid=56:i&Itemid=128
Soup Curry http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=102:soup-curry&catid=66:s&Itemid=129

[food]* Essentially vegetable soup with just a hint of curry, this unexpectedly gorgeous dish has experienced a huge burst of popularity recently in its native Sapporo. 

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loren@foodjapan.net (Loren) Fri, 30 Jul 2010 08:01:07 GMT http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=102:soup-curry&catid=66:s&Itemid=129
Miso Ramen http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=101:miso-ramen&catid=60:m&Itemid=126

[food]* Rich, intense and just over 70 years old now, miso ramen is the signature dish of Sapporo, capital of the northern region. 

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loren@foodjapan.net (Loren) Thu, 29 Jul 2010 14:32:07 GMT http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=101:miso-ramen&catid=60:m&Itemid=126
Genghis Khan http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=100:genghis-khan&catid=54:g&Itemid=125

[food]* Similar to Korean barbecue and hugely popular in Hokkaido, jingisukan or "Genghis Khan" is a cook-it-yourself dish of thinly-sliced mutton and vegetables grilled on a hot metal dome. 

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loren@foodjapan.net (Loren) Wed, 28 Jul 2010 14:39:20 GMT http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=100:genghis-khan&catid=54:g&Itemid=125
Days 12 - 15: Sapporo http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=99:days-12-15-sapporo&catid=34:blog&Itemid=66

[blog]* Days 12 to 15 - various adventures in the chilly northern capital of Sapporo, including ramen, very expensive sushi, a beer garden and (super, super delicious) "soup curry" 

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loren@foodjapan.net (Loren) Tue, 27 Jul 2010 00:44:10 GMT http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=99:days-12-15-sapporo&catid=34:blog&Itemid=66
Taiyaki http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=98:taiyaki&catid=67:t&Itemid=127

[food]* Stuffed with red beans or custard cream in a waffle-like shell, this 101 year old fish-shaped snack is loved by young and old alike. 

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loren@foodjapan.net (Loren) Mon, 26 Jul 2010 09:16:34 GMT http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=98:taiyaki&catid=67:t&Itemid=127
Day 11-B: Going to Hokkaido! http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=97:day-11-b-going-to-hokkaido&catid=34:blog&Itemid=66

[blog]* Day 11, Part 2 - Azabu and Roppongi districts, and trying some famous taiyaki. Plus, the long-awaited overnight train ride to Hokkaido! 

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loren@foodjapan.net (Loren) Sat, 24 Jul 2010 05:40:10 GMT http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=97:day-11-b-going-to-hokkaido&catid=34:blog&Itemid=66
Day 11-A: Tsukishima & Tsukiji http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=94:day-11-a-tsukishima-a-tsukiji&catid=34:blog&Itemid=66

[blog]* Day 11, Part 1 - Tsukishima district and Tokyo's speciality foodie dish: monjayaki. Plus, a sneak peek at Tsukiji Fish Market "behind the scenes" 

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loren@foodjapan.net (Loren) Fri, 23 Jul 2010 09:55:20 GMT http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=94:day-11-a-tsukishima-a-tsukiji&catid=34:blog&Itemid=66
The Ugliest Dish on Earth http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=96:the-ugliest-dish-on-earth&catid=1:specials&Itemid=85

[special]* So ugly, we gave it its own special article. But what exactly is it? We tell you all about it (and how exactly it gets that ugly) in this article featuring professional monja cooks from Tokyo.

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loren@foodjapan.net (Loren) Wed, 21 Jul 2010 15:59:17 GMT http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=96:the-ugliest-dish-on-earth&catid=1:specials&Itemid=85
Monjayaki http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=95:monjayaki&catid=60:m&Itemid=126

[food]* The predecessor of its famous cousin "okonomiyaki", batter, cabbage and dry ingredients are mixed and cooked on a hot plate to form this distinctly dubious-looking but very delicious dish.    

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loren@foodjapan.net (Loren) Wed, 21 Jul 2010 08:27:32 GMT http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=95:monjayaki&catid=60:m&Itemid=126
Utsunomiya http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=92:utsunomiya&catid=42:kanto&Itemid=93 Utsunomiya

[place]* The self-proclaimed capital of gyoza, Utsunomiya is an area of rich historical and natural beauty, and offers a pleasant surprise to those who are willing to look further in.

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loren@foodjapan.net (Loren) Fri, 16 Jul 2010 16:18:28 GMT http://foodjapan.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=92:utsunomiya&catid=42:kanto&Itemid=93