Live in Japan: Japanese lifestyle and its social culture
What Is the Cultural Aspect of Soba in Japan?

What is cultural aspect of “soba” noodle? When comparing Tokyo and Osaka, it is said that Tokyoites prefer soba or buckwheat noodles while Osakans prefer udon or flour noodles.  Nevertheless, if we talk only of the last day of the year, both Tokyoites and Osakans probably go for toshikoshi soba (New Year’s Eve’s buckwheat noodles) […]

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