All About Japan

5 Things to Do with ¥100 Udon or Soba

Like a famous cooking challenge show, today we will be working with a secret ingredient: ¥100 udon or soba in five different and inventive recipes that won't break the bank. So get your apron on and let's get started!

Create a Yummy Mount Fuji Rice Ball

The art of paper folding meets rice balls to create these delicious origami onigiri masterpieces.

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.

Hong Kong Eateries Using Japanese Ingredients

If you're heading to Hong Kong, you've got to check out these 10 highly recommended restaurants in Hong Kong’s unrivaled international food scene that feature ingredients from Japan.

Fresh Seafood at the Shiogama Morning Market

Looking for seafood so fresh it might still be moving? Look no further than the Shiogama morning market in Miyagi Prefecture.

5 Innovative Food Prep & Storage Solutions

Everyone wants to save time in the kitchen and spend more time with family and friends. These five gadgets will allow you to organize your kitchen and prepare your dishes with convenience and ease.

Try Making These Tantalizing Green Tea Treats

If having a sweet tooth is your bitter truth, we've got five amazing matcha recipes that are sure to satisfy you with a green tea tang!

Round & Round the Sushi Goes

Forget sushi boats. Eat your next piece of sushi off a Ferris wheel that slides the dish onto a roller coaster!

Spice It Up or Cool Down with 3 Soba Recipes

Light and refreshing, sweet and spicy, or traditional and nostalgic—however you're feeling tonight, we've got three methods of enjoying soba noodles that are sure to please your dinner guests!

8 Authentic Sushi Restaurants in China

We introduce 8 great Beijing and Shanghai restaurants offering authentic Japanese sushi made with fresh seafood imported from all over Japan.

Top 13 Authentic Japanese Restaurants in China

Read on to find 13 carefully selected Beijing and Shanghai restaurants offering authentic Japanese cuisine made with seasonal ingredients imported from all over Japan.

How to Brew the Perfect Cup of Green Tea

If you often enjoy drinking green tea at home, make sure you know the proper way to brew each kind. It's not as simple as just putting the kettle on!

Make Your Own Takoyaki That Look Like Planets

Takoyaki dumplings are a ubiquitous snack in Japan, but we’ve never seen them like this before!

Cup Noodle vs Michelin Ramen—A Taste Test

Can the same ramen in Cup Noodle form taste as good as the original from a Michelin-starred restaurant?

Now it's Okay to Play with Your Noodles!

Being told not to play with your food didn't stop this popular toy company from producing a contraption that slides 'somen' noodles into your bowl at home!

5 Paris Eateries Starring Japanese Ingredients

While France is certainly home to amazing cuisine, these five highly recommended Paris restaurants and venues are in a class of their own, featuring fresh and tasty ingredients from Japan for an authentic Japanese culinary experience.

100 Best Drinks from Japan: #3 Sakura Tea

Sakura tea is a popular drink for celebrations such as weddings or other special occasions.

These Sakura Sweets Taste as Good as They Look

Cherry blossoms are a feast for the eyes, but did you know that cherry blossoms are actually edible? Let your cooking skills blossom with these four fun recipes!

8 Bangkok Restaurants with a Japanese Twist

With a wide selection of dishes that please both the eye and palate, these eight popular and multinational restaurants in Bangkok feature delicious cuisine prepared using Japanese ingredients.

The 'Fury Road' of Ramen Curry Commercials

With a spiked kettle, explosions and a giant kicking foot—plus the requisite fire-spewing guitar—this instant curry commercial is post-apocalyptic insanity!

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