All About Japan

More Than Just a Ramen Shop

This weird Yokohama restaurant threatens to curse you if you don't finish your noodles on time.

6 Super Sites for Coffee Seekers

If you’re looking for something specific for your next cup of joe, these sites offer a broad selection both in Tokyo and across the country.

Michelin 2016: Kyoto, Nara, Kobe & Osaka

All About's Kansai gourmet guide analyzes Michelin's 2016 guides to the best restaurants in Kyoto, Nara, Kobe and Osaka.

Steak-Topped Ramen in Okinawa

Bikes, beef, and beaches: this is a real Ramen Adventure!

Kyoto's Top 3 'Kyozushi' Restaurants

Landlocked Kyoto has its own take on sushi that's well worth checking out.

Halal Friendly Bento in Japan

Ever think of eating bento in Japan, but had trouble finding one that's halal? Wherever you are, we've got you covered!

Kyoto's Crème de la Crème of Fried Food

Hiding in a dead-end lane in downtown Kyoto, Kushi Tanaka is no mere izakaya.

Simple yet Refined

This is one bowl ramen enthusiasts won't want to miss on their next trip to Sapporo, one of Japan's famed ramen cities.

A Legendary Kamakura Eel Shop

Open since 1929, Kamakura's seaside Tsuruya eel shop is one of the Tokyo area's finest and most renowned.

5 Delectable Kansai 'Bib Gourmand' Restaurants

"Bib Gourmand" refers to the Michelin Guide's listing of casual restaurants offering reasonably priced, great-tasting food. Here we've selected five great Bib Gourmand-recommended restaurants from the 2016 area guides.

10 Unforgettable Old-School Cafés in Kyoto

Kyoto's hip coffee culture is nothing new. Check out these 10 cafés that are decades-old relics (or at least look like one), and are full of character.

Top 5 Chains for Cheap Bento

Super Cheap Japan walks us through their top picks for a cheap bite!

Your Guide to the Michelin Guide

The Michelin Guide is the premier publication for fine dining and travel. It's also the perfect way to familiarize yourself with Japan's most exciting restaurants, hotels and tourist hotspots. Find out how to digest all the delicious information on hand!

Let them Eat Barbapapa Cake

Although you won't find any of the cotton candy that Barbapapa is named after, this café will definitely satisfy your sweet tooth!

Koi-Shaped Sushi Will Make Your Head Swim

An Oita-based shop has found a way to make your sushi swim again.

Ramen Aventures vs. Ivan Ramen in NYC

Who better to blow up the NYC ramen scene than a native New Yorker who'd proven his chops in Japan?

Michelin-Recognized Okonomiyaki

The distinctive thing about Denko Sekka's Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki is the egg.

Life Ramen in Nagaoka, Niigata

Ramen Adventures rolls out some wheels to get to finely balanced tonkotsu gyokai ramen.

10 Michelin-Starred Lunch Spots in Kansai

At lunch time, hot Michelin restaurants can be within the reach of even a more modest budget!

Order McDonald's Largest Chicken Nugget Bucket

Hop on the train to Niigata to get your hands on this monstrous 48-piece bucket.

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