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Discover Favy's food and restaurant guides for the Kansai region! Kansai (関西, literally western part) is the southern-central region of Japan's Honshu island. The Kansai region consists of 8 prefectures: Mie, Nara, Wakayama, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyōgo, and Shiga. Kansai is famous for being a cultural center that is home to the ancient capital Kyoto and the mercantile city of Osaka.
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Akashi Whisky, A Japanese Whisky You Should Get To Know!

Akashi Whisky isn't a major Japanese whisky producer in Japan, but it gained in popularity because of its exquisite taste. It is produced in Eigashima in the Hyogo prefecture. It is said to be one of the smoothest whiskies out there.

Where To Have Lunch Around Akashi Castle in Akashi, Hyogo

Akashi Castle isn't the biggest castle in the Kansai region, however, it does have its charm and is really worth visiting. While you're in the area, here's where to have lunch at the castle!

Kyoto Katsugyu : Beef Cutlets (Gyukatsu) Specialty Restaurant Now In Kobe!

Kyoto Katsugyu opened in June 2018 a new restaurant serving its famous beef cutlets. For any fan of Japanese-style deep-fried foods, beef cutlets (gyukatsu) are a must try! Here's what you can expect to find at Kyoto Katsugyu in Kobe.

Impossibly Cool And Authentic Cocktail Bars In Kobe

Many of the most awesome bars in Kobe are found close to the Sannomiya Station. If you want suggestions about where to go, here is our list of the best bars in Kobe.

5 Best Places In Kobe To Have Awesome Super CHEAP Sushi

If you are looking for a satisfying sushi meal that is easy on the wallet in Kobe, you have got to see this unbeatable selection of 5 great restaurants.

Must-Eat Food in Kobe! (There's Not Only Kobe Beef)

The number one most popular Japanese food is undoubtedly Kobe beef, and is so for a reason! It's so incredibly delicious and tender, it's nothing like you've ever had before. However, there is so much to discover in Kobe. Here is some must-try Kobe cuisine!

Best Shabu Shabu in Kobe

Kobe is worldly famous for its delicious beef. We ranked the best shabu shabu restaurants, from high end to cheap! Take your pick!

Where To Enjoy Kobe Beef For Under ¥4,000 in Kobe!

Can you imagine having Kobe beef in Kobe for less than ¥4,000? Check out these awesome restos to try the world-famous beef for a steal! Cheers!

Have Increddible, Premium Kobe Beef in Kobe at 'Takakura'

Kobe Beef is famous around the world for its quality and is the most expensive of all wagyu (Japanese beef). To be certified as 'Kobe Beef,' the cattle must meet stringent standards and be raised within Hyogo Prefecture (where Kobe is). If you're looking for a delicious kobe beef meal right at the source in Kobe, look no further than 'Kobe Gyu Takakura.'

Must Try Sushi Restaurants in Nara

Nara is one of the cities you need to visit. It is the very first capital city of Japan and remains full of historic sites and treasures including the Japan's oldest temple. Nara is also located less than one hour from Kyoto and Osaka by trains or a car. When you come to Nara, you need to try their incredible sushi restaurants as well while enjoying traditions of Japan.

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