All About Japan

A Taste of American Sushi in Okinawa

Sushi Bar Yoshihachi’s proprietor got his start making sushi back in the U.S., and rumor has it he just might be the inventor of the California roll.

The Many Faces of the Sasebo Burger

While the U.S. may be known as home of the hamburger, the legendary Sasebo Burger was born in Japan—and there are as many variations as there are shops that sell it!

Has Burger King Gone Bananas?

Burger King is fired up and ready to take on MacDonald's Big Mac in a saucy way.

Chow Down on Giant Burgers & Shakes

What better way to quench your thirst after devouring this burger behemoth than to slurp down some giant milkshakes?

Japan Gets Its 1st Umami Burger Resturant

The hit California burger chain, Umami Burger, opens its first restaurant in the land of the rising sun.

Japanese Christmas Food Traditions Explained

Why do many Japanese people eat frosted sponge cake and KFC fried chicken on the night before Christmas? Read on to learn all about this unusual tradition!

Gotta Catch'em All... at McDonald's?!

Pokémon Go has officially launched in Japan along with the announcement that 'Pokéstops' and 'gyms' are now located in the nearly 3,000 McDonald’s stores around Japan.

6 Off-the-Wall Pringles Flavors!

Move over matcha-flavored Kit Kat: there's a new snack that's modifying its original recipe to spice things up!

Top 3 Burgers in the Osaka Area

Have a hankering for a great burger, but don't know where to start? Check out our top picks found exclusively in the Osaka area!

Potato Chips—Part of a Complete Breakfast

For breakfast, wash down your toast-flavored potato chips with some... milk-flavored potato chips?!

The Big Mac Maki

Can a Big Mac hamburger be pressed into a sushi roll?

Want to Get a Beer at KFC?

In addition to being the only KFC to serve alcohol in Japan, this restaurant in Takadanobaba ups the ante by adding some rather fancy dishes!

Taking Doughnuts to Cool New Heights

Krispy Kreme Japan’s new Cool Krispy Sandwich will tease your taste buds with three tasty treats, all in one dessert!

Chow Down on Some Clam Chowder Ramen

Two of the biggest names in ramen team up for this American-inspired instant noodle flavor.

Anime Characters & Aircraft Get Lego-ized

The students at Tokyo University prove that Legos aren't just for kids and that the sky's the limit!

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