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Tasting the Future of Tohoku

As the cities along the Tohoku Pacific Coast are debating the best ways to move forward with rebuilding and prevention, one thing is for sure: reconstruction has seen the seafood industry rebound, allowing lots of unique local flavors to make a comeback.

Create Your Own Personalized Kit Kat Box

Customize your very own Kit Kat box to take home with you and share with your friends and family.

Ryokan Kikori: Seasonal Cuisine to Die For

Found in Fuefuki City, Yamanashi, this traditional Japanese inn offers seasonal cuisine that's to die for, as well as offering a great base for activities around the Mount Fuji area.

Starbucks Opening at Two Surprising Locations

The global coffeehouse chain has two stunning stores planned close to these world-famous tourist spots.

'Ranma 1/2' Café Set to Open in 3 Cities

Longtime 'Ranma' fans can indulge in a bevy of lovingly crafted dishes with clever nods to the series and even experience some VR entertainment while waiting for their orders.

Starry Café Lights up Haneda

Looking to kill some time before your flight out of Tokyo's Haneda Airport? Head to Planetarium Starry Café on the fifth floor of the international terminal for a view of 40,000,000 stars while you wait!

Why Is This Sushi Roll White Instead of Red?

'Tekkamaki' tuna rolls have fire in their name, but in this part of west Japan, they’re almost white.

Bring Home the Gold from Kanazawa

It's a long-standing Japanese social custom to buy souvenirs for friends and colleagues during your travels. And if you're visiting Kanazawa, here are the sweet treats you need to bring back, including gilded cake!

Birthstone-Inspired Kit Kats Look Amazing

Nestlé Japan’s 'edible birthstones' offer a new look and a new flavor each month.

People Are Going Bananas for These Kit Kats

Everyone's favorite Tokyo souvenir, Tokyo Banana, gets a Kit Kat makeover!

A Day Trip to Iwaki, Fukushima

Learn how to get around Fukushima's largest city in this helpful guide.

Suntory Hakushu Distillery

Nestled in the mountains of Yamanashi Prefecture, the Suntory Hakushu Distillery will walk you through every step of the whisky-making process—with ample tastings to follow!

6 Stylish Cafés in Tokyo Perfect for Instagram

We're rounding up the most stylish cafés in Tokyo to snap an Instagram-worthy moment to post on your feed and impress your friends.

Taste a Candy Cloud in Your Drink

This café has a uniquely cool way to cool down your drink.

Hungry in Aomori? Find Delicacies in Hachinohe

Harvests in Hachinohe are always abundant, with bountiful crops that are fresh and cheap. So it's no surprise that Hachinohe’s biggest selling point is the incredibly high-quality gourmet foods you can get at an affordable price.

Seeing Stars in Kanazawa: Michelin 2-Star Tour

Ever since the Hokuriku Shinkansen started running, Kanazawa has been getting more exposure and attention among travelers local and foreign, including 'Michelin Guide' food inspectors.

Tokyo Restaurant Offers Diners a Uni-que Taste

A new restaurant aims to share their addiction to 'uni' (sea urchin) with Tokyo residents.

A Foodie's Guide to the Delicacies of Tohoku

How could one visit the Tohoku Pacific Coast without trying the seafood? Here's a rundown of the culinary delights to be on the lookout for while visiting the flavorful northeastern region of Japan.

Succulent Stew at Dai Min

Located in Hokuto City, Yamanashi, Dai Min (臺眠) offers succulent salmon and melt-in-your-mouth beef stew.

Sip on Latte Spiked With Sake

After a long day of sightseeing in Japan’s former capital, don’t forget to try this Japanese take on Irish coffee right across the street from Kyoto Station.

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