Hacks for Dealing With Dietary Needs in Japan
The food in Tokyo, Osaka, Hokkaido and most anywhere in Japan might cause you to forget about your dietary restrictions. However, for those of us who cannot forego our diets due to health or religious reasons, these are our tips to dining to Japan.
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.
Try Amazing Food at Tanabata Matsuri in Sendai
It was very hot when we went to Sendai, in Miyagi Prefecture, to see this gorgeous Tanabata Masturi, but nothing can stop us from having fun!
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.
A Day Trip to Iwaki, Fukushima
Learn how to get around Fukushima's largest city in this helpful guide.
'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.
Tokyo Restaurant Offers Diners a Uni-que Taste
A new restaurant aims to share their addiction to 'uni' (sea urchin) with Tokyo residents.
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.
Super Saiyan-Style Dishes Served in Osaka
Treat yourself to some Krillin Chestnut Steamed Buns, Vegeta Lemon Chicken, Flying Nimbus Pancakes and many more at the limited time Dragon Ball Café in Osaka.
How to Shop in Japan for Vegans
If you're a vegan, or have other dietary concerns, here are some 'kanji' (Chinese characters) to watch out for when shopping for food in Japan.
Behold: the Ultimate Wagyu Beef Bento!
With nearly 10 pounds of premium Japanese beef at a price of US$3,000, there’s no room for any vegetables here.
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.
16 Authentic 'Japan' Experiences around Tokyo
How do you get an 'authentic Japan' experience in the Tokyo area? It depends on what you mean by 'authentic,' and what you mean by 'Japan!' Here are 16 'real Japan' options around Tokyo, running the gamut from the very old to the very new!
Shin-Yokohama Raumen Museum
The Shin-Yokohama Raumen Museum is less a museum than a Disney-like experience of ramen!
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.
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.
Hot Food in Snowy Spots Across Japan
For fuel and body heat while exploring Japan in winter, it's important to get the right meals. You may have the best itinerary for sightseeing, but you also need to make sure that good food keeps you company in the cold weather
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!
Graduation Bentos Prove to Be Bitter Sweet
Graduating high school seniors in Japan tweeted photos of the last bento box their moms made for them and left us teary-eyed.