All About Shojin Ryori
While new trends in dieting come and go throughout the years, one way of dining in Japan that has firmly remained since the 13th century is Shojin Ryori. Let's dig in and find out what makes this unique style of food so special and where you can try it.
This Starbucks has a Japanese Garden!
Starbucks' Uji branch blends in with the traditional landscape of Japan’s most famous tea-growing town—down to the traditional garden on the premises!
8 Properly Vegetarian Restaurants in Tokyo
With vegetarian needs not always clearly understood by the local populace, being a vegetarian in Japan can be a challenge. Here are some of the freshest Tokyo spots sure to keep your stomach full and conscience clear!
7 Sweet Spots in Taiwan to Get Food from Japan
From confectioneries to fruit markets, bakeries, cafés and more, we're going to introduce seven great spots in Taiwan to buy foods from all over Japan.
Steam Bun-Flavored Kit Kats Are Now Available
The new Kit Kat flavor draws inspiration from a specialty snack traditionally found at Japanese hot springs.
Starbucks Blends into Edo Japan
Blending seamlessly into this old castle town just north of Tokyo, Starbucks' new Kawagoe location will let you enjoy your coffee with a side of Edo-style charm.
Support Kumamoto by Purchasing a Kit Kat
After the devastating Kumamoto Earthquake in 2016, Kit Kat has teamed up with the region's mascot, Kumamon, and local farmers to produce a unique Kit Kat flavor.
Our 8 Favorite Sakura Sweets from 7-Eleven
If you're planning on doing some cherry blossom viewing this spring, these are the eight 7-Eleven sweets you need to bring along!
Springtime Hits Kawaii Monster Café
Kawaii Monster Café Harajuku has just released a new seasonal spring menu, and it looks like the insanely colorful offerings won’t disappoint!
Shove Your Pie Hole With All-You-Can-Eat Pie
The boutiques in Tokyo’s trendy Harajuku district are nice, but this is our new favorite place in the neighborhood. Only you'll have to hurry since their all-you-can-eat pie deal won't last forever!
72 Women Present a Life at One Year Per Second
Using a different actress to show each year of a woman's 72-year life, the maker of Pocky reminds us that life moves fast, but it’s the slow moments that make it beautiful.
12 Female Sake Brewers Concoct a Bold Project
As fewer than 50 sake breweries in Japan are female-owned, one crowdfunding project is offering a chance to sample brews from a dozen of them.
10 Authentic Japanese Restaurants in Bangkok
Come along as we introduce a selection of great restaurants from Bangkok’s large Japanese dining scene that use fresh ingredients from Japan to deliver authentic Japanese flavor.
5 Limited-Edition 'Sakura' Sweets for 2018
Spring brings about new beginnings in Japan—and new sweets, as confectioners celebrate the transient cherry blossoms with 'sakura'-flavored selections!
9 Hotspots in L.A. Using Japanese Ingredients
From authentic tempura, sushi and 'yakiniku' to fantastic French cuisine, we're bringing you nine Los Angeles restaurants that use ingredients from Japan to offer a rich variety of flavors.
Sample Some Doughnut & Ice Cream Sushi in NYC!
New York City's culinary world goes topsy-turvy with mint-chocolate-chip sushi and fish-flavored doughnuts.
Tokyo Vegan Guide Offers 50 Restaurant Reviews
With reviews of over 50 vegan and vegan-friendly restaurants, 'Tokyo Vegan Guide' will show you not only how to survive in Japan while keeping to a plant-based diet, but how to thrive on delicious meals and snacks in the city!
Finding Fresh Japanese Ingredients in Bangkok
From meats and fish to vegetables and fruits, here are our top picks for supermarkets in Bangkok offering fresh seasonal ingredients from Japan.
Cast Your Vote for the Next Kit Kat Flavor!
Nestlé Japan is calling on Kit Kat fans around the world to nominate and vote for their next flavor on a special English-language website.
'Cowboy Bebop' Café Coming to Tokyo & Osaka
Starting in May, Space Cowboys can visit an eatery dedicated to the smash-hit anime 'Cowboy Bebop' in two major Japanese cities!