3 Amazing Curry Restaurants in Kamakura
The Great Buddha, Yuigahama, Zen temples, Kamakura is known for a lot of things, but did you know you can get a major curry fix here as well? Here are three recommendations for delicious curry all within walking distance of major sights.
AI Takes Guesswork out of Choosing Sake
This artificial intelligence sommelier helps you choose the sake of your preference just by giving it descriptive expressions.
Feeling Hungry? How about a US$200k Tuna?
A 208.4 kilogram tuna fetches nearly ¥20.8 million at Toyosu Market's first auction of the year.
Fall in Love with Mister Donut's V-Day Collab
You may have heard about this year’s Valentine flavor lineup at Mister Donut, but you’re probably wondering just how delectable these Pierre Marcolini donuts are, right? Let's take a look inside the special "Mister Donut meets Pierre Marcolini" bags.
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
Get Hands-on in Rural Japan: Akita Farm Stay
By giving people unique first-hand experiences, green tourism can help revitalize and re-popularize the lifestyles and customs of rural Japan.
Whisky Barrel Aged Kit Kat Bringing Sexy Snaps
Japan is known for its unusual Kit Kats, including its latest Kit Kat, made all the more special as it uses chocolate made from cacao nibs aged in whiskey barrels for 180 days.
English Spelling Error Found on New Beer
Beer lovers in Japan had been looking forward to the release of a new limited-edition brew this January. But one spelling mistake is going to keep them waiting longer.
Tsukiji Ready to Welcome Back Customers
Stores in Tokyo's Tsukiji Outer Market have suffered drops in sales this year due to the novel coronavirus. But workers are trying to bring back customers ahead of the year-end peak season.
Persimmons: Only $1,000 Each!
One of the weird and fun things about Japan are insanely expensive fruits. Including a box of persimmons that fetched 100,000 yen in the season’s first auction in Ishikawa Prefecture.
McDonald's Celebrates Its 50th Year in Japan
McDonald’s Japan is ringing in its 50th year in the nation with a comprehensive look back on the last half-century.
Century-Old Candy Maker's Covid-Safety Sweets
Historical Shops Traditional Japan
Founded in 1901, Tohoen has survived the 1918 pandemic and is now making it through the current one offering limited-edition sweets focused on staying safe.
Hibiki Whiskey Gets New Cherry Blossom Blend
Some good news for those of us getting through 2021 at home with a stiff drink in hand: Hibiki is coming out with some new whiskey blends, including one made in cherry blossom barrels!
Bake Up Some Yummy Bricks This Holiday
Give the architect in your family a chance to make bricks in the kitchen. Edible ones of course!
Making Anime Food in Real Life
Eating like an anime character is a great way to drag fantasy out of the screen and into your daily life. Yes, I can always munch on melon pan or pocky, or stuff my face with ramen, but Tokyo Survival Challenge has something trickier in mind.
The Lockup Is Back with Eerie Winter Dishes
The Lockup, like many eateries, shut down due to Covid-19. However, the Tokyo Kabukicho location reopened on July 1. Since then, they’ve been working hard on some special new dishes for the winter season. Put on your handcuffs and let's take a look.
Sip on Springtime with Cherry Blossom Beer
It isn't spring until you've had a taste of everything sakura-flavored—including this refreshing cherry blossom beer!
Snow Crab Season Starts in Central Japan
The snow crab season kicked off in Fukui Prefecture on the Sea of Japan on November 5.
The Hidden Snacks of Japan
Venture down a lesser-traveled path to discover regional Japan's rich and unique snacking culture!
Drink 'Everlong' with Foo Fighters' New Sake
It’s not every day an American band announces it will be releasing its very own sake, but that’s what happened when rock royalty Foo Fighters uploaded a surprising new video on their official YouTube channel.