Ramen, Japanese Pickles, and Michelin Stars
He’s written over 1,000 restaurant reviews for the Japan Times newspaper. Now he shares some of his favorite dishes, memorable meals, classic menus, and why soba is the most underrated Japanese food.
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.
Tokyo Ramen Restaurant is Meaty Madness
Delicious noodles and broth take up supporting roles as MEAT becomes the star of the show at this Tokyo ramen restaurant.
Love Beer & Ramen? Get Free Beer with Ramen!
One of Japan's most popular ramen chains is making customer wishes come true, and offering up to five free beers when they purchase a bowl!
Try International Ramen at the Raumen Museum
At the Shin-Yokohama Raumen Museum, you can savor the best ramen from all around Japan in one convenient location.
Ichibangai: Retail Therapy in Tokyo Station
Whether you're in need of souvenirs, pop-culture-themed presents or traditional Japanese gifts, look no further than Tokyo Station's Ichibangai shopping complex. It also contains some of the best food in the city, from Japanese cuisine and beyond!
Say Hello to Kansai's New Cup Noodle Factory
Nissin, manufacturer of Japan's original instant ramen, Cup Noodle, is opening a new, state-of-the-art factory in Shiga Prefecture
Check Out These Wild New Cup Noodle Flavors
Green Tea Ramen, Sukiyaki & Kombucha Udon are three new flavors hitting the bowls of Nissin's popular cup noodles!
Experience a Little Okinawa in Tokyo!
Looking for a taste of Okinawa without the expensive airfare? Well look no further—Okinawa Town can be found in Tokyo, just two stops from Shinjuku!
Halal Ramen In Tokyo & Kyoto
No trip to Japan is complete without a delicious bowl of ramen! If you have dietary restrictions, that doesn't mean that you can't enjoy a piping hot, lip smacking bowl of Japan's iconic noodles!
The Perfect Weekend Tour of Fukuoka City
A long-time resident shares her knowledge of mouth-watering local food spots, great shopping and open green space in one of Japan's most fascinating regional capitals.
Make Your Own Cup-Noodle-Approved Chawanmushi
Now you can turn that end-of-ramen frown upside-down by using your leftover broth to make a savory egg custard.
Five Hokkaido Dishes to Warm Up Your Winter!
When the winter weather on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido turns delightfully cold, you can be sure that these local dishes will warm you up from the inside.
New Ramen Fad Has Fans Saying 'Cheese Please'
Ramen topped with bread and grilled cheese is becoming a new favorite noodle trend in Tokyo.
Love Ramen? Slurp on a Ramen-Flavored Cocktail
True ramen lovers can even make this cocktail at home with their favorite type of this beloved Japanese soul food.
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.
Cup Noodle Created the Perfect Fork for Ramen
It took a team of obsessive designers to create this marvel of delicious engineering.
Ramen Mask Makes Use of Your Steamy Glasses
Sensible individuals are opting these days to stay indoors as much as possible and use masks when outdoors. But, there’s nothing in the social rulebook saying your mask has to be sensible.
Meet the New Ramen Craze in Yamanashi
‘Raho’ ramen—a combination of classic ramen soup and ingredients with Yamanashi's local 'hoto' noodles—is on the rise in this town in Yamanashi Prefecture.
Taste the Ramen Rainbow at Baby Star Land
At Baby Star Land in Yokohama, you can try all the Baby Star flavors and collaboration products, some fresh out of the fryer.