All About Japan

Ready for Burger King's Maximum Challenge?

Are you ready for Japan's latest carnivore craze? The limited-time all-you-can-eat event from Burger King is coming September 18-22. And we have the details.

The Most Luxurious 13-Layer Green Tea Parfait

Nakamura Tokichi is a popular Japanese specialty tea store and café serving high-quality green tea sweets, and if you're a true green tea connoisseur, you need to try the Ginza-exclusive 13-layer Premium Maruto Parfait.

Canal City: Exploring Fukuoka's Luxury Mall

Check out Canal City Hakata for all of your entertainment needs! Whether you’re in search of an extraordinary date night, cafe time with friends, or fun with the kids, it has you covered!

Pandemic Drives Vending Machines Boom in Japan

A growing number of businesses in Japan are turning to vending machines to sell their products as the COVID-19 pandemic lingers on.

Gimme a Break... & a Beer!

In Japan, you can find Kit Kats for a number of different occasions. We’ve seen special versions for when you want to do some baking, pass an important test, and help disaster victims, and now comes a special type of Kit Kat for when you want a cold beer.

Mandarin Oranges Fetch Record High Price

Mandarin oranges in western Japan fetch a record high 100,000 yen apiece in the fruit’s first auction of the season.

Buying Direct from Farmers Popular in Pandemic

Purchasing fresh produce directly from farmers is gaining popularity in Tokyo as the method can help avoid close human contact amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Luxurious Modern Japanese Dining at Washoku En

At Washoku En, Japanese cuisine isn't just about the food. The sophisticated interior takes traditional Japanese designs and modernizes them, so the guests can experience Japanese culture while still feeling luxurious.

Kirin to Sell Japan’s First No-Carb Beer

Kirin Brewery announced Japan’s first zero-carbohydrate beer, hitting the shelves on October 6.

Keep Your Mask On, Even After the Food Arrives

Japan’s pseudo-Italian restaurant chain Saizeriya has come up with a way for customers to dine out while still wearing their masks.

Check Out These Wild New Cup Noodle Flavors

Green Tea Ramen, Sukiyaki & Kombucha Udon are three new flavors hitting the bowls of Nissin's popular cup noodles!

Tokyo Station's New Shopping Center

August 3 marks the opening of a gigantic in-station commercial facility featuring 153 shops and restaurants at the iconic Tokyo Station!

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!

Putting a New Spin on Conveyor-Belt Sushi

Kura Sushi, Japan’s second-largest conveyor-belt-sushi chain, has unveiled a marvelous new global flagship in Tokyo’s Asakusa district.

Get Your Gyoza From This Unmanned Store

An unmanned store in Tokyo sells frozen gyoza dumplings around the clock as part of efforts to prevent close human contact amid the coronavirus epidemic.

Tokyo Extends Shorter Business Hours Request

Tokyo Governor Koike Yuriko asked eateries that serve alcohol and karaoke parlors in the Japanese capital’s 23 wards to continue operating at shorter hours until September 15.

Best Happoshu 'Near Beers' in Japan

Happoshu is a cheap, beer-adjacent alcoholic beverage ubiquitous in Japan. Here are 5 of the best happoshu to help you stay on budget while still having a good time!

Introducing Japan's Top Sommelier

A competition in Tokyo has decided Japan’s best sommelier.

5 Acquired Tastes From Around Japan

Join us on an ugly-delicious journey of 5 fermented foods through 5 destinations in Japan

Choya's New Kamakura Store Is All About Ume

Get to know more about Japanese plum liquor by visiting the brand new Choya store, just outside of Tokyo.

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