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Meet the Director of the Cup Noodles Museum

Yukitaka Tsutsui explains the philosophy behind Yokohama's Cup Noodles Museum, where kids can get hands-on with their food.

Mechanical Marvels: Japanese Tin Toys

Would you pay $50,000 for a tin can of California tomatoes?

Navigating Japan's Regional Ramen

Though most diners categorize ramen into shoyu, miso, shio and tonkotsu types, here we examine the basic characteristics of a number of established regional styles—and just barely scratch the surface!

6 Super Sites for Coffee Seekers

If you’re looking for something specific for your next cup of joe, these sites offer a broad selection both in Tokyo and across the country.

5 Ramen Festivals Around the World

Much like the elasticity of its noodles, ramen’s notoriety has stretched to the corners of the Earth.

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