5 Places to Drink in Japan!
The definitive guide to Japan's nightlife is here!
Simple Quiz Helps Find Your Ideal Saké
New Japan-based startup Kurashu is looking to help people break into the world of sake with a novel recommendation system and a web shop selling a curated collection of small-batch sake.
Why I Switched My Family’s Diet to Washoku
Ichiju-Sansai Healthy Japanese Food
Learn how one family made a big impact on their diet by switching to Japanese-style home cooking.
Make Your Own Cup-Noodle-Approved Chawanmushi
Now you can turn that end-of-ramen frown upside-down by using your leftover broth to make a savory egg custard.
Ramen, Japanese Pickles, and Michelin Stars
He’s written over 1,000 restaurant reviews for the Japan Times newspaper. Now he shares some of his favorite dishes, memorable meals, classic menus, and why soba is the most underrated Japanese food.
Homesick?! Comfort Food Cures, Part 1
The first of a two-part series on where to buy ingredients for those dishes you miss the most. From tiny shops to on-line retailers and supermarket chains, Japan offers a wealth of sources from which to stock your pantry with foods from home.
Ochoko and More! All About Sake Cups
Deepen your knowledge of Japanese sake culture with this guide to sake cups and other drinking vessels!
Foods To Try In Kyoto, Japan
A visit to Kyoto is a gastronomic journey into the culture of the city. Here is your ultimate guide to the foods to try when you visit Kyoto, Japan.
Can Coffee Champion Make Me Like Drip Coffee?
I'm not a big fan of drip coffee. Can the world coffee champion Tetsu Kasuya change my mind?
From the Way of the Warrior to the Way of Tea
Randy Channell Soei is a tea ceremony master living in Kyoto. He tells us how he came to follow the Way of Tea, its connection to martial arts, and the benefits of Japan's time-honored tea ceremony.
5 Japanese Cooking YouTubers You Must Watch
Interested in learning how to cook some simple (and not so simple) Japanese dishes? A few of the best cooking YouTube channels can be a great start.
Setouchi Brewery Is Representing Regionality
The newly established Setouchi Brewery is using local ingredients to create beverages that are directly inspired by the unique climate of the area.
Exploring the Many Ways to Drink Green Tea
Exploring the Many Ways to Drink Green Tea in Japan (and Getting a Little Tipsy along the Way)
The City of Salmon – A Day in Murakami
Murakami, in northern Niigata, is home to the eerie tradition of hanging salmon. It is also famous for tea, sake, wagyu, and more!
Combini-Bodega Concept Restaurant in Harajuku
A new experimental restaurant in Harajuku is looking to combine the communal experience of a Japanese convenience store with that of a Bronx bodega.
10 Delicacies To Try in Shikoku
Delve into Shikoku's exquisite cuisine culture with these 10 carefully-selected delicacies from across the exotic island.
Office Lunch Delivery Trial Begins in Tokyo
Real estate developer giant Mitsui Fudosan is trying out a lunch delivery service that targets Tokyo office workers.
Seasonal Sushi Donated to Frontline Workers
A sushi restaurant in Tokyo’s Tsukiji area donated 100 sushi rolls to frontline workers at a hospital that treats coronavirus patients. The rolls are believed to bring luck when eaten on a special day in early February.
Make Your Own Japanese Fruit Sandwiches
A café staple for years, the fruit sandwich (furutsu sando) is back in the news, as new gourmet versions have caught the attention of sweet lovers. Here's a primer on making your own at home.
Osechi: The Festive Cuisine of New Year's Day
Japan's unique, colorful New Year dishes are part of the traditional celebration of this auspicious day. Here's the story behind the holiday and the dishes that are enjoyed throughout the country.