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2 Mouth-Watering English-Speaking Restaurants

Can't order in Japanese? No worries! Here are two restaurants in two of Japan's leading cities that have you covered!

Cardcaptor Sakura Café Coming to Animate

A new Cardcaptor Sakura café gives fans a taste of dishes that overflow with Clow and Sakura power!

Halal Japanese Cuisine in Tokyo

Visitors who keep halal can now enjoy beautifully presented kaiseki (course meals), lovingly prepared by a chef who worked at a 3 Michelin-starred restaurant!

Ueno Gets a New & Elegant Crossdressing Bar

Open to crossdressers, trans women and men, and guests of any gender, Bar☆Onna no Ko Club promises to be a fun space where people can easily drink, talk, make new friends, and dress up if they choose to.

Book These 6 Hot Tokyo Restaurants in English!

Want to hit top-class restaurants in Tokyo but worried about the language barrier? This service will not only get you your reservation, but also set up your meal!

5 Hot Restaurants with Good Japanese Sake

Let us recommend some of the best 'washoku' restaurants serving fresh vegetables and seafood where you can enjoy selections of local sake from the same region as the sourced ingredients.

These Dishes Are Almost Too Cute to Eat!

Rilakkuma fans can rejoice with the opening of a new Rilakkuma café that features dishes designed to look like the relaxing bear himself!

All-You-Can-Eat Fried Chicken for ¥100!

This fried chicken bargain is quite the steal!

Don't Miss this Fashionable Harajuku Cat Café!

Cat cafés are already pretty trendy, but this feline lovers' paradise takes the cake in both fur and chic.

The 6 Weirdest Bars in Tokyo

Tokyo revels in themed entertainment, and the city's bars are no exception. We've outlined some of the wildest, strangest, and most off-the-wall bars for you!

5 Restaurants for a Taste of Ichiju-Sansai

The basic foundation of a traditional Japanese meal is 'ichiju-sansai,' which literally means 'one soup and three dishes.' This refers to a meal consisting of a bowl of soup, a main dish and two sides, supported by rice and Japanese pickles.

Mouth-Watering Melty Cheese Pie

If you're on a diet, or just avoiding sugar, be warned! This video is highly dangerous! You will be tempted beyond the limits of reasonable acceptance!

5 Ninja-Related Spots in & around Tokyo

No trip to Japan is complete without celebrating its signature order of clandestine spies and assassins! These five spots will give you your ninja fix while exploring Tokyo and beyond!

Sink Your Teeth into Natural Sakura Ice Cream

Why settle for artificial cherry blossom-flavored ice cream when you can have the full on petals in your tasty, icy treat?

A Perfect Pairing of Hot-Pot & Sake

Koyama Brewery is the only sake brewery left in Tokyo's 23 wards—and Roppongi's Kintsuta is a great restaurant for getting a taste!

Taste Ichiju-Sansai in a Real Japanese Home!

KitchHike is a great site for experiencing local food on your travels, right in the kitchens of local cooks! Here are some fantastic 'ichiju-sansai' meal option from cooks all around Japan.

5 Unique Date Destinations in Tokyo & Beyond

These unique date destinations and experiences would surely make your heart melt, and create memories you'll never forget.

This Ramen Has a Sweet Treat!

Hidden among the chopped green onions and juicy pork slices is a topping that's the essence of Valentine's Day sweets.

3 Great Nabe Restaurants to Wrap Up Winter

Let us introduce you to the beloved nabe restaurants and why not experience the sensational dining at best kept secret restaurants.

5 Restaurants for a Special Valentine Dessert

Make your Valentine's Day extra-special with your personalized message on the dessert plate at any of these five restaurants!

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