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KINGS Of Cream

Soft, fluffy, and all things pretty. We find out what makes our beloved Japanese cakes so popular! Ask anyone what comes to mind when they think of Japanese cakes, and they’ll tell you how dele...

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  • Journey Through Hamamatsu

    Apart from eating your way through the plenteous produce, take some time to visit these attractions....

  • Hooray for Hamamatsu!

    “Yaramaika” is a Japanese local dialect that is used to symbolise the city of Hamamatsu. Loosely translated to “Let’s try!” or “Why not give it a shot?”, this catchphrase embodies the spirit of innova...

  • Bountiful Blessings

    With its favourable climate and fertile soil, Hamamatsu is blessed with incredible produce all year round....

  • Eat Your Heart Out in Hamamatsu

    With so much good food available, it’s hard to decide where to eat. Here are some of our top picks....

  • Memories of Hamamatsu

    Before you leave Hamamatsu, get your hands on some of these treasures....

  • Moulding, a Food Culture

    Used to transform starches into sugar to produce sake, as well as ferment soybeans to make seasonings like shoyu and miso, it’s hard to imagine what Japanese cuisine would look like without koji. A...

  • Love me Tendon

    Think tendon is just about fried Japanese food? Think again. Tempura is one of the most popular Japanese foods around the world, but did you know it actually has Portuguese origins? In the late 16t...

  • Hello, Koto!

    There’s something quite remarkable about Koto City. One of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Koto City is the result of a merger between Fukagawa and Joto Wards in March 1947. Over the years, the city ha...

  • Take Me Home

    Don’t leave this city without bringing home a slice of Koto for your family and friends. ...

  • Have A Bite!

    Feeling peckish? You can count on these time-honoured snacks from Koto City to save the day. ...

  • A Tale As Old As Time

    When in Koto City, it would be inconceivable to miss out on these historical sights. ...

  • A Taste of Koto

    Enter one of Japan’s most underrated cities, home to a good variety of restaurants serving traditional Japanese fare....