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Japan - Food and Dining
By Cynthia Kirkeby
Nov 9, 2005, 12:20

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Food and Dining in Japan

Japanese food is well known around the world. Through the links below you will get an introduction to sushi, and various other japanese dishes. In addition we’ve included a number of links on table manners, the use of chopsticks and other essential information for dining in Japan.



Japanese Dining Etiquette

Chopsticks
Do you know the proper chopsticks etiquette? Before you’re deemed rude for sticking your chopsticks in your rice, take a quick look at these simple ways to be polite at the dinner table.
Source: Japan Guide.com

Sitting Techniques
Sitting Japanese style can be tough on the knees, learn which ways of being seated are considered appropriate for men and women.
Source: Japan Guide.com

Japanese Table Manners
There are many formalities that accompany a meal in Japan. Take a quick look and learn to honor your host and behave politely while in Japan.
Source: Japan Guide.com



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Japanese Food

Sushi Vocabulary

This glossary will help you figure out what you’ve ordered at the local sushi bar.
Source: Tokyo Food Page

Japanese Cooking
This great page of recipes covers everything in Japanese cooking from rice, to noodles to tofu and so much more. This is a wonderful resource for anyone interested in Japanese cuisine.
Source: The Black Moon

Glossary of Japanese Cooking
This excellent glossary is illustrated with photos of the various food items and dishes.
Source: Kikkoman

Japanese Food
This website has an overview of popular Japanese dishes and ingredients.
Source: Japan Guide.com

Making Sushi
If you’ve always wondered how they make those incredible sushi rolls, take a look at this illustrated step by step guide. Be sure to make the rice according to their directions, or it won’t be sticky enough to do the trick.
Source: Eat - Japan

Japan Field Trips - Food
These virtual tours of the Nishiki Market in Kyoto, the Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum, the Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum and more will give you a unique look at food in Japan.
Source: Tokyo Food Page


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