Japan is one of the most interesting country to visit because of the many beautiful cities. Although Japan is considered not a Muslim-majority country, it is not too difficult to find halal food in Japan.
Got the chance to explore Japan country is my most extraordinary experience. At first I was worried about the food, but I was misthought. Halal food is still available there although it is not as much like in Indonesia.
Start from want to prepare for a college in Japan, I went to Japan from Pontianak and transit first in Jakarta. But not as expected, my Pontianak – Jakarta plane’s delays with various reasons from the airline. But all destiny. Finally I decided to buy a new plane from Jakarta – Japan because of the delay.
Arriving in Tokyo, Japan, I was looking for a Hotel to stay. I decided to take a rest first because I got tired. And in the next day, I started to explore Japan starting from Shibuya. In Shibuya, there was a place that sells halal food, but unfortunately when I get there all halal food were runs out. What could I do? After reading the article “4 Tips in finding Halal food in Japan” (in the link to Kanazawa article before), So I know what to do when I don’t find Halal food in Japan.
According to these tips, I look for food originating from the sea. Finally I decided to found sushi for me to eat because of the hunger that has attacked. In addition, I also eaten onigiri that contains fish. But need to remember, not all the food is halal, so I was asking the seller first before buying it.
After 2 days in Tokyo, I went to Kanazawa for college preparation. Arriving in Kanazawa, I had thought about how I survived there in the sense that it was impossible for me to buy halal food at the restaurant because of the expensive price for the student. After that, I found Gyomu Super which a supermarket in Kanazawa, but unfortunately located was really far, and inefficient time.
After I was looking in there, finally I found www.kanazawahalalfood.com! Kanazawa Halal Food is a Halal food platform based on online store. With the presence of Kanazawa Halal Food, I was able to survive in Kanazawa, Japan without any worries. I can buy a variety of kitchen needs at Kanazawa Halal Food and cook it. Besides complete, the price offered is also not too expensive. So, all the thoughts about “difficult to find halal food” can I remove from my mind because already found Kanazawa Halal Food.
So, who’s saying that halal food in Japan is hard to find?