Japan is known for innovative ice cream flavors.  Here are a few:

Chicken Wing Ice Cream

Garlic Ice Cream

Beef Tongue Ice Cream

We found a great blog that reviews every single type of Japanese Ice Cream there is…. everything from Mochi to Cuttlefish Flavored Soft Serve. Check it out here.

The Birth Place of Japanese Ice Cream? Yokohama, is the capital city of Kanagawa Prefecture and the second largest city in Japan by population after Tokyo and most populous municipality of Japan.

The Great Kanto Earthquake in September 1923 totally devastated Yokohama, turning Yokohama into a sea of flames. The earthquake left 60000 house destroyed and 20,000 dead, bringing Yokohama to its knees. However, Yokohama had almost completely recovered by 1929.

In 1945, the bombing by the USA Yokohama was burnt to the ground by repeated bombings. Especially in the air raid on May 29, a total of 14,157 died, were injured or went missing, 79,017 houses were destroyed, and 42 percent of the city area was burnt to ashes.

When Yokohama Port was opened, the city was quick to embrace a foreign food culture. The city is also known as the birth place of Japanese ice cream.

Yokohama Daiseikai, is a Chinese food entertainment museum. The museum is modelled on an amusement centre Daiseika, which has existed in Shanghai since the early 1900s. Visitors can learn about the history, art and culture, of China, and enjoy creative Chinese dishes. Shinyokohama Raumen Museum is an amusement park about Raumen.

It has one of the biggest China towns in the world, more than 500 restaurants and groceries stores. China town is surrounded by four main gates, Zenrin-mon Gate Enpei-mon Gate, Seiyo-mon Gate, and Choyo-mon Gate.

Craving Fried Ginger Icecream?  Stop in for Icecream Tempura!  It’s a perfect dessert for a dinner for two.

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