All About Japan

World's Smallest Bento Fits Inside a Watch!

Watch as four artisans collaborate to create the world’s smallest bento that fits inside a watch!

A Tasting Tour in Tokyo for Only ¥500!

Taste foods from all over Japan and experience traveling across the nation through food in only 90 minutes! Take a peek into Japan's history and culture through various unique flavors and regional styles.

Make Your Own Soba in Kyoto

Hidden away in one of Kyoto's alleyways, you can learn to make your own yummy noodles from scratch—no cooking experience required!

Sake School: How to Pair Fish with Sake

Take a look at some basic guidelines for finding the best sake to drink with seafood.

Sakura & Samurai Houses in Kakunodate

Check out one of the Three Famous Cherry Blossom Spots of Michinoku, including the centuries-old weeping cherry blossoms of Kakunodate's samurai district.

18 Awesome Recipes Using Pickled Sakura

This list of awesome recipes with pickled cherry blossoms, or 'okazuke,' includes traditional Japanese foods as well as contemporary Westernized treats! Yum!

Momiji Manju: A Snack Worthy of Miyajima

Made by wrapping adzuki bean jam in a castella-like dough, momiji manju are distinguished by their momiji (maple) leaf shape.

A Traditional Japanese Breakfast

YouTuber Heloísa Dela Rosa offers her thoughts on a traditional 'ichiju-sansai' breakfast in Tokyo.

Want to Sip on Sake from a Squid Chalice?

Why settle for sake cups when you could be drinking your fine rice wine from an edible chalice made out of squid?

4 Premium Packaged Plants

This great selection highlights the Japanese art of packaged food, where almost anything can find itself inside a plastic wrapper!

Taste Ichiju-Sansai in a Real Japanese Home!

KitchHike is a great site for experiencing local food on your travels, right in the kitchens of local cooks! Here are some fantastic 'ichiju-sansai' meal option from cooks all around Japan.

5 Japanese Potato Chips You Have to Try!

While these potato chips dominate the domestic market, outside Japan these tasty snacks remain relatively unknown... until now!

Helpful Healthy Tips When Ordering Sushi

When it comes to calorie intake, not all sushi is created equal. So if you're looking for healthier options, be sure to follow these tips!

3 Classic Souvenirs from Toyama

When shopping for souvenirs on your first tour of Toyama, you may not be able to make a quick decision about which to select. Here are three representative Toyama souvenirs that can help you make your choice!

Lovely Watercolor Paintings of Food in Japan

Take a look at these watercolor paintings that look so good you may try to eat them!

Don't Know Sake? Welcome to Sake School!

Take a short, comprehensive tour of how sake is made, what it's about, and how to thoroughly enjoy this Japanese traditional treasure!

The Incredible Edible Fungus

An unbelievable look at six products, all made with a little mold!

Regional Station Souvenirs You Can't Miss!

Don't let these yummy station souvenirs pass you by on your next Shinkansen ride!

What to Drink with Ramen

Undecided about what to drink with your ramen? Check out Serious Eats' picks of preferable drinks you should try with your noodles!

Tour Miyazaki through 6 Incredible Videos

Ancient shrines, traditional crafts, horseback riding, surfing, golf, great food and more all crammed against some of the most picturesque coastline you could hope to see. This is Miyazaki!

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