Japanese culture

Japanese culture

Setsebun – Japanese winterfestival

New Year or ‘Oshogatsu’ is so prominent in Japanese culture that it overshadows other winter feasts, but elements of these other festivals are definitely found in the winter menus of Yamazato Restaurant. One of those festivals is Setsubun, which is… Read more

Oshogatsu – Celebrate Japanese style

Being a Japanese company in the western world, we sometimes experience cultural differences. Unlike western people the Japanese do not celebrate the end of the old year, but the focus lays on welcoming the New Year, called Oshogatsu. In Japan,… Read more