All About Japan

Le Cordon Bleu Tokyo

Considered by many to be the most prestigious culinary school in the world, Le Cordon Bleu continues to strive in the education of hospitality management and culinary arts.

3 Awesome Ozoni Recipes

This special soup is usually only eaten one day of the year!

The Oldest Japanese Grocery Store in the US

Providing quality Japanese ingredients and products since 1907, Katagiri offers a wide array of Japanese foodstuffs that can be shipped within the continental U.S.

3 Fun Christmas Deco-Zushi!

While they may not take the place of your turkey, these three adorable decorative sushi designs will make cheerful additions to your seasonal feasts!

6 Foreigners Making Waves in the Countryside

Most of the subjects of this story didn't see themselves where they are now—but all of them found something incredible in the Japanese countryside, leading each to develop a unique and indelible bond to the local community.

One Fish, Two Fish, Koi Fish, Sushi Fish

Learn how to make this bite-sized finger food that will fly off the plate and into your stomach!

Sushi Roll Bento

Learn how to make a simple sushi roll bento—and more importantly, how to roll sushi without a sushi mat!

Become a Michelin Chef by Hologram

The Tokyo Institute of Technology has developed a 3-D simulator system that teaches chefs-to-be everything they need to know.

Leggo My Lego Salad!

This salad gives a whole new meaning to playing with your food.

Sweet Santa Strawberry Treats

Cut out Santa's cookies this year and try making these quick strawberry cuts that bear a striking resemblance to Kris Kringle.

Take a Seat, Sliced Cheese!

There's a new pre-sliced lunch food in Japanese supermarkets, and it's so soft it melts in your mouth.

Triangular Rice Balls Are So Last Season

This group of cute anime edibles with rounded, 3-D bodies might be at home sitting in a museum!

A Kyoto-Lover's Guide to the Ancient Capital

Get tips and local knowledge from Kyoto-obsessed travelers, from must-see spots to unforgettable food.

5 Traditional Sweets for the Seasons

Here's a run-down of five of the tastiest-looking Japanese treats that have traditionally been enjoyed in different seasons, from hot 'zenzai' in winter to ice-cold 'ujikintoki' to beat the summer heat.

There's No Vegetable Like Snow Vegetables!

Giving a whole new meaning to the phrase "frozen vegetables," farmers in these prefectures have decided to harvest their crops a little differently.

7 Incredible Activities in Minakami, Gunma

Minakami is one exciting gem of a Japanese countryside town!

Domo-kun Wishes You a Merry Christmas!

This Christmas pudding is sure to delight relatives, and might leave some scratching their heads as to why there's an angry looking monster on the table.

Top 5 'Frozen' Bento

What better for snow season than a delightful bunch of bento based on Disney's "Frozen"?

5 Fun Otoshidama Envelopes

What's better than getting an envelope full of money at New Year's? How about a cool-looking envelope full of money!

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