How to Shop in Japan for Vegans
If you're a vegan, or have other dietary concerns, here are some 'kanji' (Chinese characters) to watch out for when shopping for food in Japan.
Curious About Buddhist Cuisine?
If you've ever wanted to try 'Shojin Ryori' and experience the way monks eat in Japan, we know just the place!
This Vegan Ramen Has People Lining Up
T's Tantan has made a name for itself as not only one of the few vegan ramen stores in Japan, but also one of the most popular ramen stores, period.
Embrace the Vegan Lifestyle at Ballon Tokyo
It can be hard to be vegan, and it can be hard to find environmentally friendly, organic food. But Ballon Tokyo, a 100 percent vegan falafel and soft-serve ice cream stand, is out to change that.
5 Unmissable Reasons to Visit Kagoshima
Just a short two-hour flight from Tokyo, Kagoshima will bestow you with rare, incredible experiences that will connect you to Mother Nature in Japan at its most majestic and regal, nothing short of invigorating and inspiring.
Soy Man are Here to Sate Your Meat-Free Hunger
Craving a pork cutlet sandwich, beef bowl, or plate of meat sauce pasta? The convenience store has got you covered. But what if you wanting the taste of meat without eating
Hacks for Dealing With Dietary Needs in Japan
The food in Tokyo, Osaka, Hokkaido and most anywhere in Japan might cause you to forget about your dietary restrictions. However, for those of us who cannot forego our diets due to health or religious reasons, these are our tips to dining to Japan.
All About Shojin Ryori
While new trends in dieting come and go throughout the years, one way of dining in Japan that has firmly remained since the 13th century is Shojin Ryori. Let's dig in and find out what makes this unique style of food so special and where you can try it.
5 Things You Didn't Know About 'Natto'
Anthony Bourdain, who has tried eating silkworms for a meal, has refused to eat 'natto'. But with a little familiarity, and a lot of convincing that this superfood is oh-so-healthy, you'd forget that this fermented soybean is downright stinky.
Michelin Star-Worthy Vegan Cuisine in Tokyo
Hidden away in trendy Yoyogi Uehara, Tudore Tranquility brings creative, cruelty-free cuisine to Tokyo. From the appetizers to dessert, each dish is a showstopper.
10 Must-Visit Restaurants for Vegans in Japan
The options for vegans in Japan are getting better and better! Skeptical? Check out these 10 fantastic restaurants around the country to see what we mean!
Discover Your Spiritual Side at Koyasan
Mount Koya is one of Japan’s most sacred spots, and the perfect place to experience an overnight stay in a Buddhist temple.
Top Japanese Food From People Living in Japan
There are many lists out there claiming to identify the top Japanese foods, but not all of them represent what people here in Japan normally eat on a regular basis. We have here the Top 10 foods that are actually eaten here in Japan!
8 Properly Vegetarian Restaurants in Tokyo
With vegetarian needs not always clearly understood by the local populace, being a vegetarian in Japan can be a challenge. Here are some of the freshest Tokyo spots sure to keep your stomach full and conscience clear!
Next Meats Are Taking the Niku out of Yakiniku
These days, you can enjoy many meat-free meals if you know where to look, but there’s one dish that has yet to made vegan-friendly. Until now!
Tasty Fast Food Vegan Burger Made From Hemp
Veganic To Go sells purely plant-based, 95 percent organic foods, including what they consider the first hemp burger in Japan.
Tokyo's 100% Halal Japanese Restaurant
Just because it's Halal doesn't mean it can't be Japanese too. Enjoy top quality Halal Wagyu Japanese beef, tempura, seasonal dishes, and even several vegan and vegetarian dishes as well
Halal & Vegan Ramen at Ramen Ouka
Don't let having dietary restrictions stop you from experiencing one of Japan's most beloved dishes. Ramen Ouka, located in Shinjuku Gyoen, serves both Halal and vegan friendly MSG-free, additive-free ramen to enjoy without guilt.
4 Must-Try Natural Products from Hokkaido
Japan's biggest prefecture is also home to some of the freshest products that are only possible thanks to the unspoiled nature of Hokkaido.
Tokyo Vegan Guide Offers 50 Restaurant Reviews
With reviews of over 50 vegan and vegan-friendly restaurants, 'Tokyo Vegan Guide' will show you not only how to survive in Japan while keeping to a plant-based diet, but how to thrive on delicious meals and snacks in the city!