logo

THIS IS THE NEW SERVER - WE ARE STILL TWEAKING IT
Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
myhealth, LibbyAndLisa, Ladabidiak, jaicolebe, northbabes
57767 Registered Users
Forum Stats
57,767 Registered Members
417 Forums
115,546 Topics
821,318 Posts

Most users ever online: 615 @ 04/22/15 10:11 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Nancy Roussy 337
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 151
Mona - Astronomy 129
Deanna - New Age 97
Allyson - USACook/HomeCook 96
"Rosie" 72
Lestie4containergardens 61
Jana - Creativity Editor 55
Susan - Meditation Editor 45
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 39
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#770663 - 06/29/12 05:33 PM Cheap Meals in Japan (updated w/ pix)
Tas - Japanese Culture Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Jellyfish

Registered: 06/13/12
Posts: 158
Loc: Japan
Hey folks what's up?
The new Japanese culture article will be up tomorrow, and it's particularly useful for travelers to Japan who want to save money on food.

Cheap Meals in Japan

Check it out~


Edited by Tas - Japanese Culture (11/17/12 03:12 AM)
_________________________
Ching Kin Min
Japanese Culture

Top
#770838 - 07/01/12 11:09 AM Re: New article - Cheap Meals in Japan (7/1) [Re: Tas - Japanese Culture]
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human

Registered: 10/02/10
Posts: 9082
Loc: Kansas USA
This was so interesting. My son took Japanese in high school, and he hopes to visit there one day. You provided so much great information.
_________________________
Connie Mistler Davidson-Editor-ADD/Sandwiches
Attention Deficit Disorder
Sandwiches
Avatar: There is Hope~Even when conditions are harsh, hope can bloom.

Here is a link to my EBook.
Building School Success with ADD EBook Link





Top
#770848 - 07/01/12 12:14 PM Re: New article - Cheap Meals in Japan (7/1) [Re: Tas - Japanese Culture]
Lori - Marriage Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Koala

Registered: 11/26/09
Posts: 2691
Loc: Orange, CA USA
Yes, nice article! Sometimes, rice is considered a meal. For example, a "meal" on the go could be just onigiri, a ball of rice wrapped in seaweed (nori) perhaps with a salted plum in the center. Or at home, one can enjoy ochazuke, a bowl of rice with hot tea poured over it, and served with tsukemono, pickles. Those are very cheap and humble meals but satisfying ones!

Can you write an article about all of those wonderful automatic vending machines I've heard so much about? They sound fun.
_________________________
Lori Phillips
Marriage editor

BellaOnline.com Marriage
Twitter: @BellaMarriage

Dreams editor
Bellaonline.com Dreams site
The Dream Collective
Dreams: What are you trying to tell yourself?
Twitter: @tweetdreams4u
and @flutterby03

Top
#770906 - 07/02/12 02:48 AM Re: New article - Cheap Meals in Japan (7/1) [Re: Connie - ADD/Sandwiches]
Tas - Japanese Culture Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Jellyfish

Registered: 06/13/12
Posts: 158
Loc: Japan
Thank you, Connie. I'm glad the info was useful. Yes, Japan is a very interesting country. Your son will love it!
_________________________
Ching Kin Min
Japanese Culture

Top
#770907 - 07/02/12 03:00 AM Re: New article - Cheap Meals in Japan (7/1) [Re: Lori - Marriage]
Tas - Japanese Culture Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Jellyfish

Registered: 06/13/12
Posts: 158
Loc: Japan
Hi Lori,
Thanks for providing the extra info... Yup, onigiri can be bought cheaply at supermarkets and convenience stores. But I've never tried ochazuke... Okay, it's gonna be on my to-do list.

Yup, vending machines is an interesting topic to write about. I've got some ideas right now, but nothing concrete enough for a full article. I'll put it on my shortlist. Watch out for it in the upcoming months~
_________________________
Ching Kin Min
Japanese Culture

Top
#771076 - 07/02/12 05:20 PM Re: New article - Cheap Meals in Japan (7/1) [Re: Tas - Japanese Culture]
Lori - Marriage Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Koala

Registered: 11/26/09
Posts: 2691
Loc: Orange, CA USA
Ochazuke is so good! You can sprinkle on a variety of furikake toppings. I like the ones with bits of toasted rice crackers and seasoned seaweed flakes.

Sometimes, those little packets have green tea flakes in them so you don't need to brew tea, just pour on the hot water.

I love it. Too bad rice is not so good for my diabetes. frown
_________________________
Lori Phillips
Marriage editor

BellaOnline.com Marriage
Twitter: @BellaMarriage

Dreams editor
Bellaonline.com Dreams site
The Dream Collective
Dreams: What are you trying to tell yourself?
Twitter: @tweetdreams4u
and @flutterby03

Top
#793111 - 11/17/12 03:09 AM Re: Cheap Meals in Japan [Re: Tas - Japanese Culture]
Tas - Japanese Culture Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Jellyfish

Registered: 06/13/12
Posts: 158
Loc: Japan
Here's a pic of me having soba at a train station. It may be hard to see from it, but I was standing while eating it, as were the other customers. Such stalls do not have chairs for customers, and are geared towards those in a hurry - eat the food quickly, and go catch your train. Prices are relatively cheap, from 290 yen.

_________________________
Ching Kin Min
Japanese Culture

Top
#799308 - 01/06/13 12:57 PM Re: Cheap Meals in Japan [Re: Tas - Japanese Culture]
Lori-Dreams Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Chipmunk

Registered: 07/27/12
Posts: 1963
LOL. I love this pic! You make the soba look so tasty!
_________________________
Lori Phillips
Dreams editor

Bellaonline.com Dreams site
The Dream Collective
Dreams: What are you trying to tell yourself?
Twitter: @tweetdreams4u
and @flutterby03

Marriage editor
Bellaonline Marriage site
Twitter: @BellaMarriage

Top
#799380 - 01/06/13 11:10 PM Re: Cheap Meals in Japan [Re: Lori-Dreams]
Tas - Japanese Culture Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Jellyfish

Registered: 06/13/12
Posts: 158
Loc: Japan
LOL
Wow, you remind me of myself years ago before I came to Japan and was fantasizing about living here... Why don't you come over to Japan and have a taste of it yourself? Not just the "Standing Soba", of course. smile
_________________________
Ching Kin Min
Japanese Culture

Top


Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Spiritual Quotes
by Debbie-SpiritualityEditor
Spirituality
Archangel Raphael - Article
by Debbie-SpiritualityEditor
Spirituality
Brain Fog
by Teresa - Holistic Health
Holistic Health
8th win this year
by "Rosie"
Contests & Sweepstakes
08:16 AM
dandruff shampoo stained my hair
by Nancy Roussy
Hair
05:30 AM
Another lunar eclipse is coming up this month!
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
05:20 AM
Thankful in the Storm
by Sunnie - Bible Basics
Bible Basics
03:58 AM
What is your stress level today?
by Nancy Roussy
Stress Management
03:28 AM
What will you do today?
by Nancy Roussy
Inspiration
03:25 AM
What's your Typical Daily Menu?
by Nancy Roussy
Low Carb
03:23 AM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
0 registered (), 106 Guests and 5 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2015 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.