I’ve recently written about the difficulties of travelling to Japan as a vegetarian and introduced some of my favorite vegetarian-friendly restaurants in major tourist destinations. As many purely vegetarian and vegan restaurants don’t focus on Japanese cuisine alone, it can be a challenge to find a place that caters to vegetarian guests who want to
Tasting the local food is an important part of travelling. Traditional Japanese cuisine is famous all over the world and was even added to the UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list in 2013.
Going to Japan as a vegetarian, you might encounter certain difficulties. While washoku, the traditional cuisine, is rather light on the meat side (and