Practical tips to enjoy Japanese food on your first trip to Japan

To make the most of Japanese food on your first trip, keep these helpful tips in mind:

  • Learn to use chopsticks: In Japanese, it is common to use chopsticks to eat. Practice before your trip to enjoy the dining experience to the fullest.
  • Know the etiquette: The Japanese have certain rules of table etiquette. Learn some of them, such as not digging your chopsticks into the rice or not passing food from one chopstick to another directly, to avoid misunderstandings or awkward situations.
  • Ask your specialized travel agent: At Japonal we have tried hundreds of places in Japan, ask us and we will give you our best recommendations and favorite places.