All About Japan

Chofu's GeGeGe no Kitaro Café

Kitaro Chaya—literally, Kitaro Café—is done up to look like a traditional Japanese home, the likes of which are often the setting for various Japanese ghost stories.

Stylish, Mid-Range Sushi in Nakameguro

Opened in early 2015, Tsumamigui aims to occupy the space between cheap and easy conveyor belt sushi and more formal (and expensive!) sushiya.

This Restaurant Got a Star in 2 Months

A step-by-step walk through a ten-course meal at Tirpse, a one-star Tokyo French restaurant with real "esprit!"

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.

Discovering Sushi on the Odakyu

The unforgettable feeling of walking into an unfamiliar, unknown shop to discover the best sushi you’ve had in your life.

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!

The Prodigal Ramen Burger Returns

Now with three shops in New York and another in Los Angeles, Ramen Burger's Keizo Shimamoto opened his first Japanese branch in May 2015, located just a few blocks south of Nakano station on Tokyo’s west side.

Michelin Guide Tokyo 2016

Tokyo has maintained its title as the world's most Michelin-starred city—but more importantly, for the first time in history, a ramen shop has received a Michelin star!

4 Michelin Restaurants to Reserve in English

Reserve any of these Michelin-starred restaurants using Pocket Concierge.

Eat the Future with Automated Sushi

While conveyor belt sushi restaurants are also quite common in the West, Japan has brought this kind of eatery to the next level—with automated sushi!

Book Michelin-Starred Restaurants in English!

Pocket Concierge lets you book premier Tokyo restaurants online from anywhere.

Japan's 4 Scariest Themed Restaurants

While Halloween may be the perfect time to visit, these four frightening themed restaurants are ready to meet your horror needs all year around.

The Sushi Restaurant Run by Women

Tokyo's Nadeshico Sushi challenges gender roles with kimono-clad, all-female staff.

20 Best Airport Resturants in Japan

Before you have to hop on your plane, stop by one of these 20 restaurants to fill up on Japanese cuisine!

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Do you sometimes dream of food? You probably don't dream about it like Jiro.

A Vegetarian Sushi Restaurant in Tokyo!

This shop isn't completely meat-free, but you can make sure that your order is!

Minimalist Sushi Shop is All About the Counter

Opened in June 2015, the small and intimate space at Tokyo's Yoshii is defined by a long, continuous reclaimed wooden counter that offers a truly minimal dining experience.

AKB48 vs. the Ramen Tower

Ramen Adventures' Brian MacDuckston joins Rena Nozawa from J-pop power group AKB48 to tackle a Tower Size ramen bowl near Tokyo Skytree.

10 Cool Things to Do in Tokyo

From rabbit cafés to sumo tournaments and everything in between, these are the top recommendations from Veltra's adventurous staff to make the most of your trip to Japan's capital!

9 Ginza Spots for a Cheap Lunch—Michelin, Too!

Enjoy a Japanese-style lunch at any of these nine Ginza restaurants.

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