Ekiben: Symbols of Colorful Local Culture
There was a time in Japanese history when each domain acted practically as its own country. So it's hardly surprising that each area developed its own culture and customs, giving a distinctive flavor and flair to each region.
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!
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!
All-You-Can-Eat Meat for Less Than 3 Bucks
It's the deal of a lifetime for meat lovers and it's only here for one day and one day only!
Japan's Best Ekiben
Japan's regional cuisine hits the road—er, tracks—with "ekiben," or bento sold at train stations.
Beef Up Your Knowledge of Beef!
Think you know the difference between the two terms that can be translated as Japanese beef? Read on to find out!
Feeling Thirsty? Try Ocean-Aged Wine!
As winemaking gets increasingly popular in Japan, some makers are trying innovative techniques lost to time, such as aging the alcoholic beverage in the ocean.
4 Tokyo Area Restaurants to Enjoy with Sakura
Savor fantastic meals along with beautiful cherry blossoms!
Behold: the Ultimate Wagyu Beef Bento!
With nearly 10 pounds of premium Japanese beef at a price of US$3,000, there’s no room for any vegetables here.
6 Hot New 'Yakiniku' Restaurants in Tokyo
A selection of six new Tokyo 'yakiniku' restaurants that are the talk of the town.
Instagrammable Sushi... Made with Meat?!
Traditional sushi is famous for featuring fresh, raw fish. However meat sushi is now available at popular conveyor belt sushi chains across Japan!