GROCERY

Tokyo Quarantine Meal Plan WEEK 1

Here is our 5-day quarantine Lunch and Dinner meal plan. Cooking 3 meals a day while working and home schooling takes a toll. Remember to take time to breathe, take a walk in your neighborhood, give yourself a break and order in. Delivery options at the bottom of the post. …

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Tokyo Food Delivery Services

Food Delivery in Japan

We put together the best Tokyo food delivery services websites/Apps to use when living or visiting Tokyo. Do you have one to recommend? Leave a comment below. RESTAURANT DELIVERY   Uber Eats Japan – Uber Eats makes ordering food easier – for you and for restaurants. We team up with delivery partners …

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Tokyo Farmers Markets – 5 Markets Mom’s Love

Tokyo Farmers Markets, Best Living Japan

The farm to market focus in Japan is lower than in many western countries but is slowly gaining traction at Tokyo Farmers Markets. Below you can find five Tokyo Farmers Markers that moms love! Always so much fun to take the kiddos and find fresh fruits, veggies and handmade bake …

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Cuoca (Jiyugaoka, Tokyo) – Tokyo Baking Enthusiasts Dream Shop

Cuoca is a one-stop shop for baking supplies that aren’t always easy to find. Their stores are stocked high with everything from baking inserts and pans to sprinkles and toppers. They carry pastry tips and icing for making more detailed desserts, a variety of high-quality flours, nuts, dried fruits, liqueur …

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Kayanoya Dashi & Seasonings Shop – Locations throughout Japan

Kayanoya dashi is my favorite instant dashi to cook with. Kayanoya specializes in offering carefully prepared, authentic seasonings and foods to make delicious dishes with the minimum of fuss. All are made without any artificial flavors or preservatives, and a super easy to use. Kayanoya Stores are located throughout Japan and …

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Guide to Japanese Baby Food Brands and Ingredients

Weaning is an important milestone in a baby’s growth. To help you here is our Guide to Japanese Baby Food Brands and Ingredients. As parents, we want to make the right choices regarding baby’s food and diet. In Japan, weaning typically begins when babies are around 5 or 6 months …

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Reading Japanese Food Labels – Allergens and Tips

Tokyo Supermarket tour

Reading Japanese Food Labels – Allergens and Tips  A challenging part of life in Japan is navigating the supermarket aisles and deciphering the labels. You may be wondering how to recreate home dishes using ingredients available at your local grocer, or you may have special dietary restrictions or allergies. Food …

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MUJI Flagship Store and Organic Marketplace (Ginza, Tokyo)

MUJI Flagship Store reopened their flagship store in Ginza last year and it’s awesome! The 5-story complex now holds an organic foods marketplace which offers fruits and vegetables direct from farms that use little to no chemical pesticides and fertilizers, packaged soups, condiments and so much more. They also set …

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F&F Natural Food Store – 15 locations in Tokyo

F&F Natural Food Store

F&F is a natural food store with 15 locations in Tokyo and 2 in Kanagawa. They carry fresh, pesticide-free vegetables, quality Japanese rice, super foods like Hemp & Chia seeds, additive-free seasonings, homemade lunch boxes and breads, household items and organic baby food, snacks and rice cereal. F&F receives their produce direct …

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Sakana Bacca (Nakameguro, Tokyo) – Fresh Seafood Store

Sakana Bacca Nakameguro

Sakana Bacca (サカナ バッカ) is a retailer that deals with seafood delivered directly from fishermen and the Tsukiji fish market. The Nakameguro branch sells a wide variety of fresh seasonal fish that you can`t find at your local supermarket, sashimi, seasonings and cooking utensils from all over Japan. They even have tuna-cutting …

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Platinum Don Quijote (Shirokanedai, Tokyo) – Open 24 Hours

A new Don Quijote has opened on Platinum Dori in Shirokanedai, Minato-ku (プラチナドンキホーテ) – Platinum Don Quijote. It replaced the old Tokyo Supermarket. Biked over today to check it out since my neighbours were all taking about it. Like most Don Quijotes it is open 24 hours a day, seven …

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Favorite Organic Food Stores

Buying Organic Foods Online in Japan

When I need organic vegetables right away and can`t wait a week for the next delivery (or the next Farmer`s Market) I head to the closest organic shops in Tokyo. Here are my favorite with online options: 1) Precce & Tokyu Stores have a small organic section. Look for the …

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Buying Organic Foods Online in Japan

Buying Organic Foods Online in Japan

Buying Organic Foods Online in Japan is much easier than finding off-line.  We have included our favorite online and delivery stores for finding great quality organic veggies and fruits, meat and also more general pantry items.  Try a few of the services below to find your favorite! Buying Organic Foods …

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Buying Organic in Japan

Buying Organic in Japan by Maddy Pannell & Lee Yen Anderson We all strive to put food on the table that will nourish our families to keep them happy and healthy. Eating organic foods, where possible, is a great way to do this; ensuring quality nutrition, while avoiding pesticides and genetically modified …

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The Farmers Market at the UN University (Omotesando, Tokyo)

Love, love wondering through the farmers market at the UN University between Omotesando and Shibuya stations. Over 70 vendors come to sell their fresh produce, honey, rice and more. There are also food and drink trucks for hearty appetites. My kids and I bike to the market and spend an …

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Tokyo Supermarket Grocery Delivery

I love online grocery delivery in Japan — it`s fast and convenient, but sometimes I`m not too happy with the delivery; the lack of crispness in my greens, my fruits being too ripe, and the very short expiration date on my dairy products–okay, so I`m a little picky when it comes …

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