Korean Food

Wait, isn’t this a blog about Japan? Well yes it is and Korean food is one of those things that you’ll find in abundance in Japan. Japanese people do love Korean food, albeit at a little less spicy levels as the neighbors across the sea. Shin Okubo, a neighborhood just north of Shinjuku, is the…

Okonomiyaki

Okonomiyaki is a food that defies definition in Western culinary terms. Not quite a crepe, pancake or omelette, okonomiyaki is a meal rolled into one big package. Cabbage, eggs, pork and a batter made with flour and yam are the basic ingredients, but there are many optional ones including cheese or noodles.¬†One of the quintessential…