All Japan News Blog
2017-11-23
By Kosuke Kuji Nanbu Bijin Tokubetsu Junmai uses Iwate prefecture original sake rice “Ginotome” produced by Ninohe city, Iwate. This “Ginotome” was developed by the agricultural team headed by Mr. Ryo...
2017-11-22
By Aya Ota “I need to spread the practice of Japanese Tea Ceremony in New York!” Soheki Mori, tea master, thought intuitively when she visited New York 22 years ago. “Such a busy city should seek spir...
2017-11-21
By Keiko Fukuda I still remember that I almost always ended up choosing “Koto” near the airport for the place to have lunch when I was in Orange County. This Koto has moved from the old location near ...
2017-10-30
By Elli Sekine The ramen boom of San Francisco sees no end in sight, and continues to enchant local ramen fans. During the past 10-year history of this SF ramen boom, those who took the lead of the fi...
2017-10-29
By Yuji Matsumoto While I’ve written repeatedly in the past about the lack of marketing efforts in branding Japanese sake bottles, it’s very disappointing that most breweries still haven’t implemented...
2017-10-28
By Kosuke Kuji  At this year’s International Wine Challenge (IWC) 2017, “Nanbu Bijin Tokubetsu Junmai” is honored to win the “Champion Sake” title!! From all the entries of total 1245 brands from 390 ...
2017-10-27
By Aya Ota ICHIRAN” is a natural tonkotsu ramen specialty restaurant chain. Their headquarters are in Hakata, in the Fukuoka Prefecture, and has developed 68 restaurants all over Japan. This company c...
2017-10-26
By Keiko Fukuda My first encounter with Marugame Udon was in Hawaii. About 5 years ago, I stayed at a hotel across the street from Kuhio Street in Waikiki. I was planning to visit this restaurant duri...
2017-09-25
By Elli Sekine In San Francisco where the restaurant business is becoming more and more diversified, a restaurant facility called “Onsen” that combines a bath house and a restaurant made its debut at ...
2017-09-24
By Yuji Matsumoto No matter how good a product is, the message needs to be communicated for customers to try the product. Also, the timing and message must be appropriate to lead to sales. Therefore, ...