八玄八角'Hachigen Hakkaku' is a new shop that opened in April of 2019 in Ikebukuro. The restaurant's signature item is a Hiroshima specialty called 'shiru-nashi tantanmen,' which means 'soup-less tantan noodles.' The dish can be ordered at 6 different spiciness levels, the hottest of which is extreme!
If you're searching for the perfect place to eat Kobe beef in Osaka, this is it! Umeda Ohatsutenjin Otonano Kobe-Gyu Yakiniku offers a luxurious Kobe beef course featuring an exhaustive array of top-grade Kobe beef cuts that you can grill yakiniku-style at your table.
For 10 days in July, the prestigious Michelin Guide will be hosting a food festival in Yokohama. Restaurants featured in the guide will gather and offer visitors a taste of their signature dishes.
'Yakiniku Like' is an awesome yakiniku restaurant where each diner gets their own, personal grill, with absolutely no pressure to share the delicious pieces of grilled meat with anyone else! Oh, and the price is unbelievably cheap!
This summer at Handels Vagen, a premium ice cream store in Ikebukuro and Osaka, you can compare ice creams made from milk from different parts of Japan! This is some of the highest quality ice cream that you can get.
There are so many kinds of ramen out there, and you've got questions: What's the difference between 'tonkotsu ramen' and 'shio tonkotsu ramen?' What is menma, anyway? What's the difference between ramen and chuka soba? All of these questions, and more, will be answered!
Famous for its super-rich sesame ice cream, Gomaya Kuki in the Harajuku-Omotesando area now serves some deluxe Japanese-style parfaits and sesame bubble tea made from 6,000 seeds.
Now located in Ginza, Coisof has renewed its menu and is now serving elegant parfaits with liqueur pairings.
All you need to know about this fancy, tasty, big-eyed, red fish. If you're in Tokyo and looking to eat some kinmedai, check out the restaurant recommendations at the end of the article!
Harahachi Bunmei is a popular Tokyo izakaya chain where all items and (most) drinks are ¥280. The shop is famous for its karaage (fried chicken), which has won gold in past karaage competitions! We went to check out the legendary fried chicken and low prices!
Starbucks Japan is currently running a retro promotion with menu items that pay homage to old-school Japanese coffee houses. One of the limited-edition items on the menu is a 'Pudding A La Mode Frappuccino.' We headed to Shinjuku to try it out!
We used an app that randomly selects a combination of menu items that total ¥1,000 to order our dinner at Saizeriya, a popular, cheap "Italian" chain restaurant in Japan. The results were surprising!
Located 7 minutes from Kinshicho Station in East Tokyo, 'Madai Ramen Mengyo' is a delicious ramen shop that won 'Best Newcomer Ramen' from TRY(Tokyo Ramen of the Year) in 2016. The Madai (sea bream) broth has an unbelievable condensed umami flavor that needs to be experienced!
For the beginning of the summer 2019 season, Starbucks Japan is launching a new promotion that aims to recreate a nostalgic Japanese coffee house feeling. 20 stores throughout the country will feature a retro sign, and special food and beverage items will be available at all locations!
The Edo-Tokyo Open-air Architectural Museum was established in 1993 by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, displaying various works of architecture relocated from all over Tokyo. The best part? You can see everything from inside the constructions!
Covering an area of 86,000 square meters, the park is the main go-to location during hanami season, but offers incredible beauty all year long. If you're in Kyoto, don't miss it!
Jozankei Onsen is located only an hour away from Sapporo, Hokkaido’s largest city, making it a perfect weekend getaway.
Sanma is the Japanese name for the Pacific Saury, a fish that is usually caught in autumn on the northeast coast of Japan. They are packed with nutrition, rich in flavor, and wonderful to eat in a variety of preparations.
We went to check out 'Menya Endo,' a ramen shop with special, thick noodles in Monzennakacho, Tokyo. The recommended item here is definitely the tsukemen. The super rich soup goes perfectly with the chewy, thick noodles. Check out our review below!
Until the end of May, the Daimaru department store's Tokyo location is presenting a 'Green Sweets Fair' that features more than 30 matcha-infused sweets items at various vendors within the store. Matcha lovers can enjoy a wide range of beautiful delicacies, including some special seasonal items!