When it comes to using chopsticks during a Japanese dinner party or a meal with Japanese hosts, you’ll want to be aware of the rules of chopstick etiquette. There are many things you shouldn’t do with chopsticks to show respect.
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If you want to order sushi like a pro, you should know some sushi terminology as well as the proper way to order and eat sushi, resulting in the best possible umami experience. Ordering and eating sushi properly enhances the flavor of each fish and...
Eating ramen in a restaurant has a few specific rules to ensure respect for both the dish and the chef.
Enjoying a bowl of ramen noodles to the fullest doesn’t mean just slurping them—there are several things you can do to truly enhance your ramen experience.
There are many different Japanese dining etiquette rules to follow if you ever wish to have an authentic Japanese dining experience. Learning Japanese dining etiquette enhances the meal and shows great respect for your hosts.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The Japanese breakfast is a combination of healthy foods that make a complete meal, and delivers a large dose of healthy vitamins and minerals that provide a great deal of health benefits.
The traditions that surround Japanese food and dining culture have been fading as Western traditions become popular. However, from seating styles to classic cuisine, there are many ways to preserve this rich cultural history.
Umami Insider's guide to sushi etiquette introduces you to the ins and outs of sushi when dining at home and abroad. It includes tips and guidelines for calling ahead, seating, ordering, tipping, using chopsticks, eating, using condiments and more.