All About Japan

Udon in Takamatsu

Takamatsu is known as the 'Udon Kingdom,' and you'll find some of Japan's tastiest noodle shops in this Kagawa city.

4 Meals Under ¥400!

Want to know how to eat cheap in Japan? Eat like the locals! Here are some examples of 'fast food' found all over Japan!

How to Make Vegan, Gluten-Free Okonomiyaki

Don't let dietary concerns keep you from the goodness of Japan's signature savory pancake!

Find Food Heaven in Hokkaido

Please, please eat something before watching this video about what to eat in Hokkaido. You've been warned.

8 Must-Try Foods in Fukuoka

Fukuoka provides the locals and tourists the best of many worlds in terms of scenic views, exciting activities and most importantly—food! Known as the gold mine of gourmet in Japan, visitors are spoiled for choice in the world of culinary treats.

Torigin: Good Eats South of Odawara Station

If you're looking for a good meal around Odawara Station, head a block and a half southeast to Torigin, which focuses on 'yakitori' skewers and 'kama-meshi'—rice, meat and vegetables cooked in small metal pots.

A Delicious 3-Course Meal Featuring Soba!

Tucked away in the mountains of Saga Prefecture lies a soba restaurant like no other.

3 Incredible Japanese Restaurants in NYC

If you're in the New York City area and looking for top-class, authentic Japanese cuisine, from sushi to soba, we've got you covered!

What is Okonomiyaki?

Okonomiyaki is a famous Japanese-style pancake or crepe. Taste the difference between the Kansai- and Hiroshima-style varieties!

Discover 'Yaki-Manju' in Gunma

'Yaki manju' is a speciality from Gunma. What is it? Find out!

The 5 Best Burgers in the Tokai Area

These tasty treats feature local ingredients to create out-of-this-world burger sensations.

An Incredible Adieu to Kansai

Hien Tran walks us through a moving farewell to the Kansai area, from the classic temples and shrines to the little things like festivals, ice cream, cat cafés and farewell parties. Just try not to be moved!

8 Amazing Days on a JR Kyushu Rail Pass

Discover the beauty of four Kyushu prefectures by rail! Wander castle towns, stroll through samurai residences and visit historic shrines tied to the founding of Japan, all surrounded by delicious local cuisine!

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!

Tsukishima Monja Street

If you're looking for a Tokyo specialty food, 'monjayaki' is it. And if you're looking to get it, Tsukishima is the place to go!

Dining Out in Hiroshima

When eating out in Hiroshima, the first choice has to be Hiroshima-style 'okonomiyaki.'

6 Foods You Must Try in Ise-Shima

Taking a trip to Mie Prefecture and Ise Grand Shrine? Don’t forget to bring your camera—and your appetite, too!

Spring in Nagoya

The majestic Mount Fuji from shinkansen window, cherry blossoms at its peak, and Nagoya-jo is a nice way to enjoy spring in Japan.

15 Must-Try Tokyo Restaurants

Here are some of the best restaurants to visit for a luxurious yet reasonably-priced meal in Tokyo!

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!

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