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Donburi: All-In-One Japanese Meal

The Many Faces of an All-in-One Meal Donburi rice bowls are the representative perfection of Japanese comfort meal. Don refers to the bowl that the dish is served in, so for a typical donburi, you get a bowl of fluffy steamed rice with toppings such as vegetables and meat or
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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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