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4 Best Burgers in Hyogo

Hyogo boasts Kobe Beef as one of its main draws, but did you ever stop to try some of their tasty burgers?

A National Who’s Whooo of Owl Cafés

Who wouldn’t want to snuggle up and nestle down in an owl café? We’ve lined up eight adorable and outstanding branches where you can unruffle in peace.

Fishing-Culture Inspired Restaurant

Take a sneak peak inside the designs of Itoman Gyomin Shokudo, a restaurant in Okinawa inspired by local fishing culture.

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.

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!

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.

No Need to Wait for These Noodles to Cool Down

At the Tempura Matsu restaurant you can slurp on noodles chilling in ice cubs, or bite into translucent crab rice.

Amazing Anime Pancake Art!

This Italian restaurant in Kanagawa has perfected the art of pancake anime.

Western-Style Sushi at Sushiro

Call us sushi philistines if you will, but sometimes we want to eschew the raw fish and go for sushi with a little more substance and a taste of home. Luckily, sushi train stalwart Sushiro has an interesting selection on the menu.

3 Okayama Burgers Full of Local Flavor

Okayama is known for its blue jeans—and with such classic Americana on-hand, it's no wonder the prefecture is also home to some pretty classy burgers!

The 4 Most Awesome Burgers North of Tokyo

Head north of Tokyo for a prize-winning 'yakisoba' and potato burger—or all the way up to Hokkaido for a mouth-watering jumbo scallop burger! Yum!

The 5 Best Burgers in the Tokai Area

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

Would You Like Some Burger with Your Bacon?

A whopping 1,050 strips of bacon are sandwiched between two buns on this customized Burger King Whopper!

These Sushi Rolls Are Literally Over the Top!

Can you handle the overflowing sushi rolls at this conveyor belt sushi restaurant in Hokkaido?

Top 3 Burgers in the Osaka Area

Have a hankering for a great burger, but don't know where to start? Check out our top picks found exclusively in the Osaka area!

Elongated Market Inspired by Traditional Halls

The 'engawa' is a hallway, often likened to a veranda, that's part of traditional Japanese homes. Mimicking this feature, Stage Engawa opened in Sanjo City, Niigata, hoping to inspire a community space where locals can come and go as they please.

A New Kind of Kitty Café Opened in Shanghai

If you're heading to Shanghai, and are a big Hello Kitty fan, you definitely won't want to miss this café!

'Hambaagu' Discovered by Celebrity Heartthrob

This 'hambaagu' shop was revealed to the eyes of the nation when SMAP heartthrob Shingo Katori and some celebrity pals walked through the doors with a TV crew in tow.

4 Tokyo Area Restaurants to Enjoy with Sakura

Savor fantastic meals along with beautiful cherry blossoms!

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!

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