Many who have stepped foot in Japan will notice the array of displays of food with exceptional detail and texture in glass boxes. The first question that pops into mind is: is it real?
I’m a proud pescatarian, so sushi tends to be my preferred dish when traveling in Japan. Anyone with dietary requirements will tell you that a language barrier can mean accidentally consuming something you shouldn’t – but for my diet, I know that sushi is a safe and delicious local choice.
If you’re not proficient with the Japanese language, going to certain establishments during your visit to Japan can be daunting. One of these establishments is a restaurant.
Who doesn’t like to slurp some noodles, sip some hot broth, and eat savory toppings? Ramen is cheap, filling, and can be bought practically anywhere, and is really delicious. It’s no wonder that it’s considered comfort food in Japan.
In July of this year, Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare announced that in 2018 Japan’s average life expectancy was 87.32 years for women and 81.25 years for Men.
When visiting Japan, you’ll surely be tempted by delicious-looking meals that display raw eggs. If you are someone like me, the question "Is it safe to eat raw eggs in Japan?" will pop into your head. With the salmonella scare, it’s a reasonable question to ask!