Chow Down on Some Gluten-Free Ramen
An aversion to gluten doesn’t have to interfere with your gluttony for ramen!
New York Bagel with a Japanese Twist
Thanks to a close association to New York, the unassuming bagel has seen a surge in popularity in the picturesque town of Miyagawa. Call it 'The Land of the Rising Bagel!'
10 Can't-Miss Destinations in Nikko
Beyond its famous shrine and stunning waterfalls, you can find historic hotels, cedar-lined walks and period theme parks in this renowned summertime resort region.
The 4 Best Burgers in Kyushu
Japan has been contributing to burger lore since the 1950s—and it started in Kyushu.
Train & Station Transform into Temporary Pub
Love beer? Love trains? Here’s your chance to combine the two for four special nights!
'Hambaagu' Discovered by Celebrity Heartthrob
This 'hambaagu' shop was revealed to the eyes of the nation when SMAP heartthrob Shingo Katori and some celebrity pals walked through the doors with a TV crew in tow.
15 Hot Soup Curry & Ramen Shops in Sapporo
While in Sapporo, be sure to make time for the city's best soup curry and ramen shops!
An Industrial Warehouse Converted to a Café
You don't have to be in a populated center to find a third-wave coffee shop—and this one might be worth the trip for the decor alone.
Top 5 Green Tea Parfaits in Kyoto
While the Kyoto area is known for its green tea, why not take it to the next level with a green tea parfait?
7 Matcha Sweets to Die for in Kyoto!
Love matcha? Then you have to try these seven unique sweets from seven hot Kyoto shops!
7 Unique Burgers in Tottori
Tottori Prefecture hosts Japan's largest burger festival—so it's only natural that it should have some unique burgers of its own!
21 Sapporo Sweets Shops You Just Can't Miss
Though Sapporo is best known for its seafood, sushi and luxurious restaurants, you'll also have no problem finding mouth-watering sweets in this northern city!
Step into a Japanese Classroom at This Izakaya
With themed rooms and waiters who act as teachers and nurses, you’ll never want to leave elementary school again!
3 Okayama Burgers Full of Local Flavor
Okayama is known for its blue jeans—and with such classic Americana on-hand, it's no wonder the prefecture is also home to some pretty classy burgers!
No Need to Wait for These Noodles to Cool Down
At the Tempura Matsu restaurant you can slurp on noodles chilling in ice cubs, or bite into translucent crab rice.
Don't Be a Stick in the Mud!
Head to Oiwatei ramen restaurant in Aichi Prefecture for a taste of a ramen broth so thick it can hold up a spoon!
The 4 Most Awesome Burgers North of Tokyo
Head north of Tokyo for a prize-winning 'yakisoba' and potato burger—or all the way up to Hokkaido for a mouth-watering jumbo scallop burger! Yum!
The 5 Best Burgers in the Tokai Area
These tasty treats feature local ingredients to create out-of-this-world burger sensations.
9 Unconventional Burgers We Wish Were Back
Though these unique Japanese burgers came and went as quickly as the seasons, we'd be happy to see them make a comeback!
These Sushi Rolls Are Literally Over the Top!
Can you handle the overflowing sushi rolls at this conveyor belt sushi restaurant in Hokkaido?