Blog posts tagged 'American Kobe':


Why is "Kobe Beef" so famous?

November 7th, 2017 by Joe Heitzeberg • Read 31,264 times • 8 min read

And what are you missing out on if it's the only brand of Japanese beef you know? The term “Kobe Beef” is one of the most famous — almost mythical -- terms in the world of food. It’s also one of the most misunderstood and misused. Outside of Japan, the phrase “Kobe Beef” has become almost synonymous with “Japanese beef” or “Wagyu”, but it's not that simple. Let's break it down. Wagyu = "Japanese beef" Wagyu is just a word that means “Japanese...

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Myths & Facts: Japanese and American Wagyu

July 11th, 2017 by Joe Heitzeberg • Read 35,411 times • 4 min read

We've been writing extensively about A5 Wagyu to give you some background on the Japanese beef and its well-earned reputation for rich marbling. One thing that’s become increasingly evident in the course of our research and travels to Japan is the fact that there’s a scary amount of myths out there about A5 Wagyu from Japan. So we thought we’d do some mythbusting. Myth: Wagyu is banned in the U.S. Fact: It's true that Wagyu DNA and live...

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Japanese Wagyu Infographic

July 8th, 2017 by Joe Heitzeberg • Read 10,579 times • less than one min read

How much do you know about Japanese Wagyu? Crowd Cow's infographic breaks it down for you.

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