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The Amazing Sapporo Beer of Japan

Know Your Sapporo Beer The world-famous Sapporo Beer is Japan’s oldest beer brand, brewed in Sapporo since 1877. The beverage was concocted by a young man. Seibei Nakagawa, then a spirited 17 year old, left Japan for travels abroad which eventually led him to Germany. There he
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Three Dry Sakes: Premium and Special in Bellevue

What Makes Sake Premium? Premium sake is defined by the Japanese government as meeting strict brewing requirements and as being made without additives. In general, its only ingredients are: rice, Koji (>15% of rice) and distilled alcohol (< 10% of rice) which is optional. There
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Introduction to Sushi Bar Dining in Bellevue

Up Close and Personal at the Sushi Bar Perhaps you’ve tried eating at a regular Japanese restaurant. Liking the experience but not knowing really much, here you are to take on the Sushi Bar by yourself. You don’t need to worry because chefs at the sushi bar are known to be
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How the Japanese Became Obsessed with Meat

From Vegetarian to Meat-Loving in Japan Reports say that in 1939 in Japan, the average Japanese eats just 0.1 ounce of meat a day. It was also the yearly average. These days, the Japanese meat consumption of the average person has gone up to 4.7 ounces and pork is the preferred
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Japanese Dishes of No Japanese Origins

Cuisine Enriched History tells us that prior to the 16th century Japan was closed to the world. For 200 years Japan isolated herself from foreign intrusion and influence. By the 16th century she began trading with Portugal and it was the start of western influence. And so it was
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