Dip Your McNuggets in Wasabi or Teriyaki Sauce
McDonald's Japan is bringing a little bit of Japanese flavor into their McNugget sauces by adding Wasabi and Teriyaki flavors!
Taste the Bounty of Land & Sea in Hachinohe
The Tohoku region, just northeast of Tokyo, is well known for its tasty delights. So we sent our writer Nick over to Aomori for an in-depth look at the food culture of one of the prefecture's largest cities.
Top 5 Things to Take Home from Hokkaido
Home to well-fed and well-cared-for cattle (for meat and dairy) and abundant seafood, Hokkaido may just well be Japan's 'land of milk and honey!'
Seeing Stars in Kanazawa: Michelin 2-Star Tour
Ever since the Hokuriku Shinkansen started running, Kanazawa has been getting more exposure and attention among travelers local and foreign, including 'Michelin Guide' food inspectors.
Munch on Tiny Pancakes-on-a-Stick
The newest craze of skewered food in Japan is not a type of meat, but a dessert!
East Meets West at Kyoto's Ran Hotei Teahouse
Discover green tea chocolate cheesecake at this Kyoto teahouse run by a Canadian!
Enter an Amazing Café Hidden Underground
This café is so underground you'll need a passcode to enter.
All-You-Can-Eat Tacos For About US$10
For your next Taco Tuesday, stuff yourself with as many tacos as your stomach can handle at this restaurant in Shibuya.
Dine on Dishes That Look Like Precious Gems
Need some extra minerals in your diet? How about dining on dishes and desserts that resemble minerals and stones?
This Ramen's on Fire... Literally!
Think you can take on the flaming ramen challenge? Then head over to Japan's ancient capital, Kyoto!
33 Survival Kanji for Japan First-Timers
Coming to Japan, but don't know any kanji—or what kanji even means? Take a deep breath, relax and we'll get you started along the way!
All-You-Can-Eat Meat for Less Than 3 Bucks
It's the deal of a lifetime for meat lovers and it's only here for one day and one day only!
10 Picture-Perfect Views in Kanazawa, Japan
Since the 2015 opening of the Hokuriku Shinkansen line, the Hokuriku area of Japan has been getting much more attention from tourists. Kanazawa in Ishikawa Prefecture is especially popular with its abundant nature and rustic environment.
A Dose of Hokkaido for Every 'Lover'
Love is a many-splendored thing! Whether you're a chocolate-lover, a history-lover, a beer-lover or just a plain ol' romantic lover, there's something waiting for you in Hokkaido!
Ghibli Artist's Bread Ad Will Melt Your Heart
A former Studio Ghibli animator has created a heartwarming new anime commercial to promote a pastry shop in Fukuoka. Just try not to get the feels!
Eating My Way Through Sendai
Come on a journey to the northeastern region of Japan's largest island as I enjoy the delicious foods and snacks of Sendai.
Japan's Biggest Morning Market
Chris and Ryotaro from 'Abroad in Japan' head up to Hachinohe to check out the biggest morning market in Japan. Who wants squid mouth? Not Chris.
Diving Deep into the Nightlife of Hachinohe
Join our writer Nick as he goes headfirst into the vibrant nightlife of Hachinohe with the help of the travel app YORIP.
Get the Lowdown on Sakura-Themed Treats!
As cherry blossoms overwhelm Japan, all the big players step up with 'sakura'-flavored snacks and drinks. Check out this year's offerings from Starbucks, McDonald's, Max Brenner, Hotel Conrad and more!
Top 5 Must-Try Food Experiences in Kanazawa
Gold's not the only thing to buy and try in Kanazawa. Thanks to its proximity to the shoreline, the city's also famous for glorious, scrumptious food. Perhaps a crab feast is in order!