Akita Confectioneries Celebrate New PM
Confectionery stores in Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide's home prefecture have started to sell sweets modeled after him.
Keep Safer with Foot-Operated Vending Machines
Beverage manufacturer Dydo Drinco's newest vending machine can be used with your feet.
Ochoko and More! All About Sake Cups
Deepen your knowledge of Japanese sake culture with this guide to sake cups and other drinking vessels!
English Spelling Error Found on New Beer
Beer lovers in Japan had been looking forward to the release of a new limited-edition brew this January. But one spelling mistake is going to keep them waiting longer.
Make Your Own Japanese Fruit Sandwiches
A café staple for years, the fruit sandwich (furutsu sando) is back in the news, as new gourmet versions have caught the attention of sweet lovers. Here's a primer on making your own at home.
Canal City: Exploring Fukuoka's Luxury Mall
Check out Canal City Hakata for all of your entertainment needs! Whether you’re in search of an extraordinary date night, cafe time with friends, or fun with the kids, it has you covered!
Hibiki Whiskey Gets New Cherry Blossom Blend
Some good news for those of us getting through 2021 at home with a stiff drink in hand: Hibiki is coming out with some new whiskey blends, including one made in cherry blossom barrels!
Kirin to Sell Japan’s First No-Carb Beer
Kirin Brewery announced Japan’s first zero-carbohydrate beer, hitting the shelves on October 6.
AI Takes Guesswork out of Choosing Sake
This artificial intelligence sommelier helps you choose the sake of your preference just by giving it descriptive expressions.
Fall in Love with Mister Donut's V-Day Collab
You may have heard about this year’s Valentine flavor lineup at Mister Donut, but you’re probably wondering just how delectable these Pierre Marcolini donuts are, right? Let's take a look inside the special "Mister Donut meets Pierre Marcolini" bags.
Century-Old Candy Maker's Covid-Safety Sweets
Founded in 1901, Tohoen has survived the 1918 pandemic and is now making it through the current one offering limited-edition sweets focused on staying safe.
The Hidden Snacks of Japan
Venture down a lesser-traveled path to discover regional Japan's rich and unique snacking culture!
Best Happoshu 'Near Beers' in Japan
Happoshu is a cheap, beer-adjacent alcoholic beverage ubiquitous in Japan. Here are 5 of the best happoshu to help you stay on budget while still having a good time!
Introducing Japan's Top Sommelier
A competition in Tokyo has decided Japan’s best sommelier.
5 Places to Drink in Japan!
The definitive guide to Japan's nightlife is here!
Whisky Barrel Aged Kit Kat Bringing Sexy Snaps
Japan is known for its unusual Kit Kats, including its latest Kit Kat, made all the more special as it uses chocolate made from cacao nibs aged in whiskey barrels for 180 days.
Setouchi Brewery Is Representing Regionality
The newly established Setouchi Brewery is using local ingredients to create beverages that are directly inspired by the unique climate of the area.
Drink 'Everlong' with Foo Fighters' New Sake
It’s not every day an American band announces it will be releasing its very own sake, but that’s what happened when rock royalty Foo Fighters uploaded a surprising new video on their official YouTube channel.
Bake Up Some Yummy Bricks This Holiday
Give the architect in your family a chance to make bricks in the kitchen. Edible ones of course!
Sip on Springtime with Cherry Blossom Beer
It isn't spring until you've had a taste of everything sakura-flavored—including this refreshing cherry blossom beer!