Gokan, Osaka’s World Class Cake Shop!

One of the biggest differences between Japan and America is small but rather surprising; cake. Even in tiny residential areas, there are often patisseries that offer an array of cakes and sweets. In larger city areas, patisseries are in fierce

Hirotaya, Traditional Japanese Food at Sumiyoshi

Sumiyoshi Taisha is the biggest and most important shrine in Osaka. You’d think such a big tourist attraction would have plenty of restaurants and shops nearby. Surprisingly, the area around Sumiyoshi Taisha has almost no restaurants…except Hirotaya. For more than