All About Japan

Japan's 9 Big Burger Chains

Sure, traditional Japanese food is world-famously delicious. But when that burger craving hits you, it simply can't be ignored!

Want to Get a Beer at KFC?

In addition to being the only KFC to serve alcohol in Japan, this restaurant in Takadanobaba ups the ante by adding some rather fancy dishes!

Top 5 Burger Date Spots in Tokyo

Burgers can make for an excellent, unpretentious first date—if you pick the right spot. These five burger restaurants in Tokyo are sure to impress or entertain your special someone!

Treat Yourself to Some Sailor Moon Munchies

A slice of moon magic heaven awaits you at this new Sailor Moon café, but you'd better hurry since it's only open for a limited time!

The Bilingual Epic of a Ramen Adventurer

Brian MacDuckston has devoured more than 1,000 bowls of ramen since arriving in Japan in 2006.

5 of Japan's Weirdest Burgers

The culture of 'kawaii' may well have influenced both burger chains and hole-in-the-wall cafés to come up with burgers that are not only tasty, but also Instagram-worthy.

5 Next-level Maid Cafés

Warrior maids, gaming maids, toy maids, magical maids and massage maids await!

This Café Isn't for the Faint of Heart!

If the idea of an eyeball panna cotta and a sundae topped with maggots doesn't have you screaming in terror, the stomach-churning 'Shojo Tsubaki' café might be up your alley.

Tokyo's Too-Big-to-Bite Burgers

If you feel that Japanese food servings are too small for your liking, this giant of a list will give you some hefty reasons to reconsider your opinion!

This Pencil Certainly Has a Green Thumb!

Once its life as a pencil is over, this innovative piece of stationery will color your garden by blooming into one of a variety of edible plants.

Get Your Fish Burger Fix at 6 Japanese Chains

Tired of the usual meat patty? How about a fish or shrimp burger!

5 of Tokyo's Best Set Meals for About ¥1,000

Tokyo doesn't have to be an expensive city, and dining out can actually be a pretty cheap experience—but cheap doesn't mean skimping on quality!

Sssssip With Care At These 4 Reptile Cafés!

In a country where sipping tea with cats and boozing it up with penguins aren’t (so) out of the ordinary, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that coffee with reptiles is also now an option.

The 6 Weirdest Cafés in Tokyo

As much fun as it is to gawk at Tokyo's shops and sky rises, it’s just as much fun to stop into a themed café to wet your whistle and enjoy an immaculately presented bite to eat.

Drown in Fur at these 5 Cat-Crammed Cafés

Whether you’re tired of jostling elbows at an overcrowded Starbucks or dying to unleash your inner cat lady, nothing beats drinking coffee in a cuddly catmosphere with a jillion furballs.

Free Vitamins Offered to Fast-Food Eaters

A clever pop-up shop puts a new spin on nutrition awareness by giving away free vitamins to fast-food eaters.

10 Restaurants Serving Mountain-Sized Portions

These 10 dining establishments in Tokyo (and the surrounding area) are not for those whose eyes are bigger than their stomachs.

Mountain-Sized Servings of Sushi in Ueno

These sushi portions are so big, you won't be able to fit it all in your mouth in one bite!

Where to Buy Cheap Stuff around Tokyo

Because shopping in Tokyo isn't only for the spendthrift, but also for the budget-conscious buyer, we give you a lowdown on where to get good stuff and great deals in and around Japan's capital city.

This is One Classy Beef Bowl Resturant!

Despite being a fast food restaurant, one of Japan's best-known beef bowl establishments, Yoshinoya, has opened an upscale restaurant in Tokyo's Ebisu area.

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