All About Japan

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!

5 Places to Drink in Japan!

The definitive guide to Japan's nightlife is here!

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.

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

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.

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!

Snow Crab Season Starts in Central Japan

The snow crab season kicked off in Fukui Prefecture on the Sea of Japan on November 5.

Ochoko and More! All About Sake Cups

Deepen your knowledge of Japanese sake culture with this guide to sake cups and other drinking vessels!

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.

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.

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.

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!

5 Acquired Tastes From Around Japan

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

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.

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.

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.

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)

10 Delicacies To Try in Shikoku

Delve into Shikoku's exquisite cuisine culture with these 10 carefully-selected delicacies from across the exotic island.

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.

A 13-Year-Old's Inspiring Community Bakery

To support their 13-year-old daughter living with a psychiatric disorder, one couple built the bakery of her dreams.

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