Slake Your Thirst with Sake from Aizuwakamatsu
Fukushima Prefecture is regarded as one of the finest areas for sake brewing in the country. Join our writer Nick as he visits some of the fantastic breweries in the historic city of Aizuwakamatsu.
Sink Your Teeth into a Decadent Sushi Cake
For your next birthday or Christmas party, skip the vanilla or chocolate cake and get a sushi cake sprinkled with real gold flakes instead!
Diving Deep into the Nightlife of Hachinohe
Join our writer Nick as he goes headfirst into the vibrant nightlife of Hachinohe with the help of the travel app YORIP.
Create a Yummy Mount Fuji Rice Ball
The art of paper folding meets rice balls to create these delicious origami onigiri masterpieces.
17 (Non-Otaku) Presents to Buy a Japan Fan
Looking for something for that Japan fan who's already got it all? We've got 17 suggestions!
The Best Station Bento Boxed Lunches of 2016
Whether you're in a restaurant or on a train, many people would agree: Japanese food is incredibly delicious! If you’re riding the rails in Japan, here’s how you should be stuffing your face.
Drip, Drip, Drip Goes the Green Tea
Calling itself the world’s first hand-drip green tea shop, Tokyo Saryo is now open for business in Tokyo.
Matcha or Sencha? A Green Tea Primer
Explore the different kinds of green tea in Japan. Discover the differences between sencha, matcha, hojicha and more!
2nd Luxurious Cat Café Branch Open in Harajuku
Order up some drinks and cuddle with some feline friends at this ultra-fancy cat café, the second one to open in Harajuku.
Slurp on Some Matcha-Flavored Ramen
Ramen and green tea are two of the best things to make if you’ve got a pot of hot water; however, now you can have both at once!
Eating My Way Through Sendai
Come on a journey to the northeastern region of Japan's largest island as I enjoy the delicious foods and snacks of Sendai.
5 Adorable Holiday Bento Boxes!
Spread holiday cheer with these Christmas-themed lunch boxes!
Stuffed with Garlic, Meat & Compassion
There are a lot of tasty reasons to want to visit Shinjuku Kakekomi Gyoza, but the importance of this restaurant goes even beyond the vast range of savory dumplings.
Magikarp Becomes a Mouthwatering Morsel
Warm, cute and delicious—the Pokémon everyone in Japan wants to catch now is a Magikarp.
5 Innovative Food Prep & Storage Solutions
Everyone wants to save time in the kitchen and spend more time with family and friends. These five gadgets will allow you to organize your kitchen and prepare your dishes with convenience and ease.
Shop Tohoku! Support Tohoku!
Find out how you can do your part to help support the recovering Tohoku region of Japan and pick up some tasty goods as well.
These Baths Are So Clean You Can Eat Off Them
Japan has no shortage of unusual or unique restaurants, and this izakaya that used to be a bathhouse is no exception!
6 Must-Try Local Specialties in Tohoku
To learn the heart of a region, you gotta eat like a local! Here are six ways to make sure you eat right in Tohoku.
Pop Open a Box of Champagne Pocky!
Enjoy a second round of New Year celebrations with a box of champagne-flavored Pocky!
Taste the Bounty of Land & Sea in Hachinohe
The Tohoku region, just northeast of Tokyo, is well known for its tasty delights. So we sent our writer Nick over to Aomori for an in-depth look at the food culture of one of the prefecture's largest cities.