While sushi is amazing to look at, a lot of people are intimidated with the tradition that comes in the creation and consumption of it. If you want to enjoy this Japanese cuisine in a laidback atmosphere, nothing can beat the convenient conveyor belt sushi or kaiten-zushi. As much as you want to scrape off the plates, you still need to know some basic tips to enjoy your Japanese meal:
You just can’t sit and grab plates
When you go for a conveyor belt sushi, you just cannot eat away as soon as you get to the restaurant. You need to get settled in. Most likely you will see a spigot for some hot water. Near that will be a container of green tea. You will be given a mug to enjoy some hot tea.
When you travel to Rome, one of the best experiences you can have is the gastronomical experience. After all, they do serve the tastiest dishes in the world, most of which have found its way to all parts of the world. From pasta to pizza to gelato, there’s really no excuse not to experience an authentic Roman meal when traveling to Rome. After all, food is one of the most famous lure of Roman.
There’s this saying “When in Rome, do as the Romans do”. So when traveling to Rome, eat what Romans do. When traveling, it is world-wise to try the dishes that are famous among the locals. Remember, most dish portions in Rome are good for two to three people so order wisely and make room for dessert. Take note that most servers are slightly grumpy and, unless you’re a local or a celebrity, they won’t tell you anything unless you ask. Insist on good service and you will win the server’s respect.
In Argentina, they have this proverb that tells us that hunger is one fine kitchen. And after you read this article, you may say it makes an excellent restaurant as well. Buenos Aires is magical. It mesmerizes many of its visitors by offering plentiful entertainment – their trick to strip off one’s determination to leave.
The outstanding and luscious cuisine of Argentina’s capital is one of the culprits in its trap. Below are several of the best restaurants in the magical city.
Astrid & Gastón
Astrid and Gaston’s expansion mirrors the Peruvian food’s widening around the globe. Its first branch opened way back in 1994 in the beautiful city of Lima. It has reached Ecauador, Spain, Argentina, Chile, Spain, and Mexico.
Its elegant gold and ravishing red panels makes this colonial townhouse’s unit one romantic haven.
The world is the most amazing museum one could ever explore. Food, being a large part of one’s own unique culture, is diverse around the world; an excerpt from Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2013, this article features temples of modest yet bizarre dishes that will tickle even your most hidden tastebuds.
Jell-O Gallery in LeRoy, USA
Pearle Wait, a carpenter from LeRoy, New York, never thought that the plain gelatine-based dessert he invented in his home would make it big in the food industry. Selling his recipe to brainy marketers, Jell-O became blockbuster in the dawn of the 20th century. As the recipe books for this invention were distributed, the world eventually became inspired of the very easy and convenient just-add-water pleasures of preparing the dish. Located between Rochester and Buffalo, its gallery showcases its history with the emphasis on the celebrities of different media who have endorsed it throughout its existence. Another attraction is a gift shop filled with jelly-related souvenirs.
What will be a Tokyo holiday without trying original Japanese Ramen. You will find a lot of ramen shops around this busy city but we want you to have the best. If you will be in Tokyo for business or for pleasure, these three ramen shops serves the best bowls in town:
You might skip thousands of ramen shops because of your busy itinerary but you should miss this one in Ogikubo. They serve the best Tokyo-style bowl of ramen with the shoyu soupe, dried fish, bonito flakes, and dried sardines. Don’t dare to ask for the recipe of their ramen since it has been a guarded secret for the most part of the last century.
The shop is just small and can only accommodate eight customers. The ambiance is just how a ramen shop should be like. The staff is very warm too. The food here from the wonton ramen, barbecue pork wonton-men, or the Chinese soba are worth every penny.
If you thought that having fine food while you’re in Toronto, Canada should cost an arm and a leg, think again. Below are five specialties you’ll never thought you’d find on food carts on the street, and best of all, they each cost less than $5.
Lemongrass pork banh mi subs
You might think you’re actually in Vietnam when you taste one of the Banh Mi Boys’ sandwiches. Without tasting the submarine sandwich, they’re bound to interest you enough because they’re about as big as your own forearm, and for something that costs only $4.95, this is definitely a price to beat. While traditional banh mi buns may seem appealing already, these Vietnamese sandwiches pack up a punch with more modern twists.
Who does not love street foods? Travel to one place and you will discover its soul through what grub you can find on the streets. Asia offers some of the most exciting street foods, ranging from the tastiest, exotic, or the oddest for the travelers. Here are some of the best street foods in Penang, Malaysia:
Char koay teow
Char koay teow is actually stir fried noodles, a popular dish in the streets of Malaysia. The best one is in Penang, in one of the stalls along the back streets of George Town. You will find the famous stall in front of the coffee shop called Sin Guat Keong. It has been there since 1954 and sets up business around 5:30 pm everyday and amazes everyone with great food until around midnight. If you are in Penang, you cannot miss this place. Just follow the long lines and it will lead you to the best fried noodles you have ever tried.
Pizza might be one proof that there is Heaven. We list down some of the newest destinations for pizza crazy travelers in the United States:
Redd Wood in Yountville, California
Chef Richard Reddington who serves seasonal cuisine with regional and ethnic influences at the Redd goes very casual at this Napa Valley trattoria. The Redd Wood focuses on rustic pizzas using ultra thin and crispy crusts. They also have well-priced bottles of wines, great antipasti, and salumi.
Del Popolo in San Francisco
The owner repurposed a shipping container to make an amazing pizza restaurant. The mobile kitchen has an oven that was imported straight from Naples. The wood-burning furnace is surrounded with airbags when the mobile pizza place moves from one spot to the next.
Oven and Shaker in Portland, Oregon
This pizza bar places equal importance to serving excellent cocktails. The Neapolitan-style pizzas are paired with drinks categorized to Strong, Dry, and Fresh.