Otoshi: Izakaya's Compulsory Appetizer
Before heading out to an Japanese pub, you might want to read up on the infamous 'otoshi.'
7 Cheap Izakaya Chains
Want to go to an 'izakaya' but your wallet's as dry and empty as the Sahara Desert?! No worries, you can still enjoy the atmosphere of Japanese pubs on the cheap!
Nagasaki Champon — A Different Kind of Ramen
Dating back to the Meji Period (1868-1912), Nagasaki 'champon' ramen is a special twist on ramen that has now spread all throughout Japan!
The Secret of the Square Watermelon
With only 200 grown per year, this video offers a rare glimpse behind the scenes of square watermelon production—answering the questions of how they're made and why they're so expensive!
A Guide to Okinawa's Best Foods
Wondering what to eat in Okinawa? These are the Top 10 foods in Okinawa that you've simply got to try!
Top 10 'Izakaya' Foods You Need to Know
If these foods aren't on the menu, you're probably not at an 'izakaya!'
12 Vegetarian Dishes Served at Most 'Izakaya'
For vegetarians, finding a meatless meal when dinning may seem tough, but these 12 dishes are so common that they are served at almost any Japanese pub!
How to Take Somen-Slurping Action Shots
Think a bowl of cold noodles is as dull as... well, a bowl of cold noodles? Your challenge has been accepted.
Izakaya: What to Eat If You're Vegetarian
Don't let those meat-packed menus scare you! There are several tasty choices for the herbivores and health conscious out there.
Japanese Baker Reveals Beautiful Bread Art
Using a combination of all-natural ingredients, this talented creator colors beautiful and intricate illustrations for loaves that are as cute as they are delicious!
8 Hot Spots to Book in Kyushu—If You Can!
We'd love to stay in any of these eight amazing Kyushu locales—but they're so popular it can be really hard to get a space!
Just a Spoonful of 'Koji'
'Koji' has been used in Japan for more than 1,000 years, and has recently been in the limelight for its wonderful healthful and beautifying properties.
Edamame: Japan's Favorite Snack
Did you know that even edamame have a season in Japan—and that it changes based on the region? And have you ever wondered how to make edamame at home? Read on!
3 Old-Timey Snacks with Special Prizes
Who doesn't love finding a prize in their candy box? These classic Japanese snacks and sweets give you a chance to find everything from toys to baseball cards!
8 Must-Try Foods in Fukuoka
Fukuoka provides the locals and tourists the best of many worlds in terms of scenic views, exciting activities and most importantly—food! Known as the gold mine of gourmet in Japan, visitors are spoiled for choice in the world of culinary treats.
'Star Wars' Meets New Year's Cusine
The tiny details and awesome original extras take these three-tiered meals out of the traditional world and to a galaxy far, far away.
Enjoy an Aomori Izakaya in Tokyo
If you are only in Japan for a limited amount of time and you can't head up to Aomori Prefecture, but are dying for a taste of the region's music and food, then head over to Haneto Izakaya in Tokyo!
6 Things You Need to Know About Izakaya
Offering multiple rounds of small dishes, Japanese-style pubs, or 'izakaya,' are a little different from their Western equivalents. Here are six things you need to know to navigate them with ease!
10 Must-Try Foods in Hiroshima!
Hiroshima is a great area for foodies to explore! Check out 10 of the prefecture's great culinary pleasures.
Become an Izakaya Guru with These 6 Videos
Impress your friends with your knowledge of the ins and outs of Japanese pubs and the drinks and food served at them!