When you think Japan, you think sushi! Are any of you visiting Japan hoping to try some authentic sushi? We've gathered all the information you'll need for this popular cuisine. WOW! JAPAN has put together important sushi-related info, such as recommended sushi restaurants, basic sushi knowledge and manners, and so on. You can check out a cheap and tasty kaiten-zushi restaurant, an all-you-can-eat sushi buffet where you don't have to worry about the price, that high-end sushi restaurant that you've always wanted to try once, or even how to make your own hand-rolled sushi. With so many styles of sushi to experience, you're sure to find something you enjoy!
Let's learn about and make use of the basic types of sushi, the method of eating and ordering sushi which will useful when visiting a sushi restaurant, things to pay attention to about sushi, terminology, and so on.
There are various sushi resturants in Japan, from the humble conveyer belt sushi to luxurious restaurants. Here is an introduction to manners, how to order, things to avoid, and useful terminology for when dining at an authentic sushi restaurant.
"Kaitenzushi," known in English as "conveyor belt sushi," refers to a certain type of sushi restaurant in which the sushi plates are placed on a conveyor belt that revolves around the restaurant, and customers pick up their preferred dishes directly from it. The final price is calculated based on the number of plates taken, and these are marked with different colors to represent different prices. You won't be able to help wanting to have a little bit of everything when you see all the sushi dishes passing right in front of your eyes!
Conveyor belt sushi restaurants are very popular with tourists for their reasonable prices. But what about if you've already been to this type of restaurant many times? Here are some unorthodox sushi and side dishes, recommended for conveyor belt sushi repeaters and for those who cannot eat raw fish.
Recommended Sushi Restaurants by Area
Introducing by area the sushi restaurants you can visit during your trip!
Kaitenzushi (conveyer belt sushi) is reasonably priced and an easy way to enjoy sushi whether you're alone or with your family. There are plenty of kaitenzushi places in Tokyo, but here are 5 recommended ones to consider.
An overview of the attractions in and around Tokyo's trendy Shibuya area including the famous Shibuya Crossing and the Hachiko statue. A few recommendations for sushi restaurants in Shibuya are listed.
If you're wondering what is famous about Japan, then the answer would have to be sushi! While they come in a variety of flavors and prices, the reasonably priced and delicious conveyor belt sushi ("kaitenzushi") has become popular in the country. Just seeing the sushi passing in front of your eyes via a conveyor belt is already quite exciting. In this installment, we will introduce five kaitenzeushi sushi restaurants in Shinjuku that are recommended for their price and taste.
An overview of the attractions in and around Tokyo's famous Ginza area including Tsukiji Fish Market and the various department stores. A few recommendations for sushi restaurants in Ginza are listed as well.
If you feel like eating quickly in between sightseeing trips, then conveyor belt sushi restaurants (“kaitenzushi”) are perfect for you. Here are five recommended kaitenzushi shops in Osaka that are known for their delicious sushi that can be easily eaten.
Once you've taken in the sights of Osaka and tasted their specialty dishes, you'll want to enjoy the cuisine representative of Japan's food culture: sushi. Here are four recommended sushi bars in Osaka where you can eat as much sushi as you want.