Fukuoka’s Secret Ramen Shops: Hakata Issou and Genki Ippai

I have mentioned numerous times in this blog that my ultimate favorite Japanese food is Ramen, specifically, Tonkotsu Ramen. It is made of pork bone soup that’s been boiled for several hours making it super flavorful, rich and tasty. My love for Ramen started during our first trip to Japan. We landed in Fukuoka and… Read More Fukuoka’s Secret Ramen Shops: Hakata Issou and Genki Ippai

What to Eat in Tokyo: Tokyo Big Eats – Unlimited Sashimi at Taiko Chaya & More

Tokyo is one of the world’s best food destination. From century old eateries serving traditional food to top rated restaurants known for their fusion cuisine. There is always something for everyone on the menu. Don’t even get me started on the street food. Last winter, The Daily Phil had a stopover in Tokyo for 24… Read More What to Eat in Tokyo: Tokyo Big Eats – Unlimited Sashimi at Taiko Chaya & More

Sapporo Food Trip, What to Eat in Sapporo, Pinoy in Japan

Hokkaido may be freezing cold in winter but the weather is favorably pleasant during the rest of the year. Its cool climate makes the island an ideal place to grow crops and raise livestock that produce quality dairy products. The surrounding waters are also abundant with fish and various seafood. Because of this, food in… Read More Sapporo Food Trip, What to Eat in Sapporo, Pinoy in Japan

Sapporo Travel Guide, What To Do in Sapporo? Pinoy in Japan, A 3-Day Itinerary

Last February, John and I had the chance to visit multiple cities in Central and Southern Japan. It was our first time in the country and our expectations were exceeded above and beyond. The warm people of Kumamoto, the mouthwatering Tonkotsu ramen of Fukuoka, the confusing train system of Tokyo, the ancient temples of Kyoto… Read More Sapporo Travel Guide, What To Do in Sapporo? Pinoy in Japan, A 3-Day Itinerary