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Love Sake & Ramen? Taste Them Together in NYC!

On September 25, 2017, sake and ramen lovers will gather to celebrate the third and final collaboration between Ippudo New York and premium sake maker Hakkaisan.

5 Best Frozen Summer Treats to Try in Okinawa

Okinawa is an ultimate tropical paradise not only for its pristine beaches but also for year-round summer fare. There's no better way to enjoy a hot summer vacation there than by basking by the sea and enjoying delicious frozen treats on the island.

Discover Fruit & Fossils in Fukushima!

Welcoming visitors with open arms, Fukushima Prefecture offers strawberry picking, a fresh tomato theme park, and a fossil museum where you can try your hand at archaeology.

A Foodie's Guide to the Delicacies of Tohoku

How could one visit the Tohoku Pacific Coast without trying the seafood? Here's a rundown of the culinary delights to be on the lookout for while visiting the flavorful northeastern region of Japan.

The Discovery of Ramen: For Kids!

San Francisco-based publisher Immedium is looking to extend its series of multicultural kids' books with a look at the origins of ramen! Hungry for more? Find out how you can support this delightful project on Kickstarter!

Ryokan Kikori: Seasonal Cuisine to Die For

Found in Fuefuki City, Yamanashi, this traditional Japanese inn offers seasonal cuisine that's to die for, as well as offering a great base for activities around the Mount Fuji area.

'Ranma 1/2' Café Set to Open in 3 Cities

Longtime 'Ranma' fans can indulge in a bevy of lovingly crafted dishes with clever nods to the series and even experience some VR entertainment while waiting for their orders.

5 Fruit Markets for Budget Shoppers in Kansai

Finding the freshest fruits on a budget in Kansai just got even easier with our handy guide.

7 Standout Sweets from 6 Prefectures

Because every prefecture has a specialty, keep this 'sweet' list of seven snacks in mind on your next trip across Japan. They're too good not to try!

Savor Seafood & Study Reconstruction in Miyagi

Each small town in Miyagi Prefecture has its own specialty seafood dishes and we were dying to try them during our visit. And while we were at it, we took a look at the incredible reconstruction efforts of Tohoku, making for a fascinating trip.

'My Little Pony' Café Coming to Tokyo

Snack on desserts that are inspired by your favorite 'My Little Pony' character and stock up on some merch as well!

Tokyo Restaurant Offers Diners a Uni-que Taste

A new restaurant aims to share their addiction to 'uni' (sea urchin) with Tokyo residents.

Wait, What?! A Yellow Watermelon?

Have you ever tried a yellow watermelon? The Japan Guy chanced upon one in his local supermarket and decided to give it a go.

Carb-Free Sushi is Coming to Major Sushi Chain

Looking to snack on some sushi without the guilt of eating carbs? One popular sushi chain is ready to serve you.

Craving Matcha Infused Goods? Come to Osaka!

Your taste buds will surely fall in love with these matcha treats coming this autumn.

A Day Trip to Iwaki, Fukushima

Learn how to get around Fukushima's largest city in this helpful guide.

Cup Noodle vs Michelin Ramen—A Taste Test

Can the same ramen in Cup Noodle form taste as good as the original from a Michelin-starred restaurant?

Why Is This Sushi Roll White Instead of Red?

'Tekkamaki' tuna rolls have fire in their name, but in this part of west Japan, they’re almost white.

Top Ranked Fruits in Japan for Each Season

Japan is a country with clearly defined seasons, which allows Japanese farmers to grow specific fruits that are seasonally popular. We'll teach you the two top fruits from each season to be on the lookout for no matter when you visit Japan.

Top Japanese Food From People Living in Japan

There are many lists out there claiming to identify the top Japanese foods, but not all of them represent what people here in Japan normally eat on a regular basis. We have here the Top 10 foods that are actually eaten here in Japan!

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