Gyudon – Japan’s essential budget meal

Gyudon is to Japanese people what the burger is to Americans. Or what a fish and chips are to the British. Cheap, fatty and quick, they make for great food for those on the go who don’t want to spend too much. Gyudon, sometimes known in English as beef bowl, is a simple Japanese bowlContinue reading “Gyudon – Japan’s essential budget meal”

Japanese ‘Engrish’: Recent Highlights!

You see them almost everyday…. The Japanese love to use English, but usually make very weird and strange mistakes. Here are some recent highlights, or as the Japanese say ‘hairaitsu’: It’s always a great idea to use Google Translate for emergency instructions! Pungent tea! This looks tasty too! I wish I had a job ofContinue reading “Japanese ‘Engrish’: Recent Highlights!”