Lobata in Kobe

Lobata is a grill where you sit around and the chef cooks for you and serves direct from the grill to you it is usually great fresh food, mainly vegetables and fish/seafood, at a good price and a friendly casual atmosphere, good value for money but be prepared to stink!!

Okonomiyaki – Hiroshimayaki

Osaka prides itself for the okonomiyaki, Hiroshima as well, I prefer the Hiroshima version, not sure why as it is equally fat, greasy and unhealthy!! but it is fun I like to go to Goemon, fun place, not touristic, small, lively, fun try it!  

Trendy Pancakes

This year, in Japan, the trend is all about fluffy pancakes!! you will see them in the typical consumist areas, the young crowd districts like Harajuku, but also Ebisu, Daikanyama, etc Fluffy pancakes are pancakes prepared as souffle, so 25mn waiting time after order is the norm + Japanese people love to queue anyway so […]

Miyajima #3

What I like about the place? the landscape, the hiking, the food, every tried Momiji Manju? it is a treat. these are biscuits stuffed with red bean paste, and their shape is a tree leave, so once the biscuit is baked, it gives a golden color that reminds autumn leave, hence the name Momiji (autumn […]

reflection on how to adapt the glory of Omotenashi to 2020 lifestyle

When visiting Japan, how many of our foreign visitors enjoy the experience and learn? Could the hotels gain popularity, guest reviews and build memories by simply providing a simple explanation of what a Japanese breakfast is? In the last 2 days, I tried with Belgian and Mexican families, and guess what? In both instances they […]