All About Japan

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.

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!

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!

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!

Japan's Best Ekiben

Japan's regional cuisine hits the road—er, tracks—with "ekiben," or bento sold at train stations.

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!

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!

4 Tokyo Area Restaurants to Enjoy with Sakura

Savor fantastic meals along with beautiful cherry blossoms!

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.

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