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Luxurious Modern Japanese Dining at Washoku En

At Washoku En, Japanese cuisine isn't just about the food. The sophisticated interior takes traditional Japanese designs and modernizes them, so the guests can experience Japanese culture while still feeling luxurious.

Ultimate Itinerary: Koyasan in Wakayama

Whether you’re planning a day trip or a full stay, read on to discover how you can get the most out of this magical and spiritual destination. Welcome to the ultimate itinerary for a trip to Koyasan in Wakayama, from Osaka.

Top Japanese Food From People Living in Japan

There are many lists out there claiming to identify the top Japanese foods, but not all of them represent what people here in Japan normally eat on a regular basis. We have here the Top 10 foods that are actually eaten here in Japan!

Tokyo's 100% Halal Japanese Restaurant

Just because it's Halal doesn't mean it can't be Japanese too. Enjoy top quality Halal Wagyu Japanese beef, tempura, seasonal dishes, and even several vegan and vegetarian dishes as well

How to Shop in Japan for Vegans

If you're a vegan, or have other dietary concerns, here are some 'kanji' (Chinese characters) to watch out for when shopping for food in Japan.

Graduation Bentos Prove to Be Bitter Sweet

Graduating high school seniors in Japan tweeted photos of the last bento box their moms made for them and left us teary-eyed.

The Perfect Restaurant for Salmon Lovers

Restaurants that specialize in salmon sashimi are few and far between in Japan, but now there’s one right in the center of Tokyo.

TripAdvisor's Best Restaurants in Japan 2018

These restaurants throughout the country are known for their warmth, hospitality and accessibility, as well as the mouth-watering dishes they serve up to hungry diners from around the world!

Why Is This Sushi Roll White Instead of Red?

'Tekkamaki' tuna rolls have fire in their name, but in this part of west Japan, they’re almost white.

Top 7 Reasons to Visit Aomori Prefecture

There’s much more to the main island’s northernmost prefecture than just delicious apples.

This Vegan Ramen Has People Lining Up

T's Tantan has made a name for itself as not only one of the few vegan ramen stores in Japan, but also one of the most popular ramen stores, period.

Halal & Vegan Ramen at Ramen Ouka

Don't let having dietary restrictions stop you from experiencing one of Japan's most beloved dishes. Ramen Ouka, located in Shinjuku Gyoen, serves both Halal and vegan friendly MSG-free, additive-free ramen to enjoy without guilt.

Full List—Japan's Intangible Cultural Heritage

Beyond its 20 spectacular World Cultural Heritage Sites, Japan has 21 traditions recognized by UNESCO as elements of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

5 Dishes to Boost Your Japanese Cooking Skills

While it's not ideal, sheltering in place offers a chance for us to improve our life skills, especially cooking. We've got five excellent recipes for you to boost how many Japanese recipes you can make; perfect for your first post-coronavirus party.

All About Shojin Ryori

While new trends in dieting come and go throughout the years, one way of dining in Japan that has firmly remained since the 13th century is Shojin Ryori. Let's dig in and find out what makes this unique style of food so special and where you can try it.

Savor Seafood & Study Reconstruction in Miyagi

Each small town in Miyagi Prefecture has its own specialty seafood dishes and we were dying to try them during our visit. And while we were at it, we took a look at the incredible reconstruction efforts of Tohoku, making for a fascinating trip.

3 Reasons to Visit Kyoto in May

There’s never a bad time to visit Japan’s former capital of Kyoto, but May is an especially good time for these three exceptional reasons!

Dine on the Best Udon in Fukuoka

You'd better reserve your seat at this Michelin-recommended udon restaurant, since it only dishes out about 30 set meals per day!

Fresh Seafood BBQ Kaisaku in Enoshima

Take a trip to Enoshima's Nakamise Benzaiten Street, where you can find unique souvenirs and fill up on the freshest seafood like clams, squid and whitebait.

16 Authentic 'Japan' Experiences around Tokyo

How do you get an 'authentic Japan' experience in the Tokyo area? It depends on what you mean by 'authentic,' and what you mean by 'Japan!' Here are 16 'real Japan' options around Tokyo, running the gamut from the very old to the very new!

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