food

Canned bento?!? We try out a cheaper alternative to canned Yoshinoya【Taste test】

But there’s one unexpected problem with this series of takikomigohan in a can.

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Making gyoza is a literal snap with this awesome Japanese kitchen gadget

A cheap and easy way to make one of Japan’s favorite inexpensive comfort foods.

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Best doughnuts in Tokyo? Sweet floral creations cause a stir on social media

Edible flowers appear on iced doughnuts and spectacular cold, clear jelly doughnuts for summer.

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Japan’s sushi that’s actually cake fools the eyes, blows the mind, pleases the stomach【Photos】

Clever cake maker thinks of everything, even how to turn the wasabi and ginger that come in a sushi set into proper desserts.

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Will our reporter’s wish to find the secret Dragon Ball sweets be granted?

Our reporter visits several Family Mart branches in her quest to unravel the mystery and comes to an important realization in the end. 

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Enjoy sights and traditions of Japan’s heartland in new Gifu prefecture-focused feature【Video】

The mountains are calling and I must go watch them from the comfort of my couch

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Feast your multiple eyes on the Harajuku Kawaii Monster Cafe’s tasty, toothsome dishes

The concept restaurant brings us juicy bursts of color and flavor for their monstrous summer menu.

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Fruits Basket anime cafe with limited-edition goods to appear at Princess Cafes in Tokyo, Osaka

Celebrate the continuation of the anime like royalty! 

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THAT MUCH for white rice and one tiny plum? Eating Japan’s most-expensive “cheap” bento【Taste test】

The “circle of the sun boxed lunch” is usually a friend to those with a lonely wallet, but not this one.

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Sukiya’s upcoming “Triple Garlic Mix” menu items are so pungent they come with a breath refresher

Only the brave will take on one of these super garlic dishes!

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Monjayaki in a cup is the new instant ramen everyone’s talking about right now【Taste Test】

It’s said this Tokyo dish looks like vomit, so does the instant cup version look any better? 

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World’s first make-your-own KitKat shop is opening in Tokyo

Japan is filled with special KitKat flavors, but one you design and make yourself could be the most special of all.

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Make your Japanese snacks even more Instagrammable with these mochi ice cream backgrounds

Say goodbye to boring old plates with these adorable designs!

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Stinkiest sushi in the world is now an ice cream flavour in Japan

Is decayed fish still as pungent when it’s turned into sweet ice cream? 

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Wait, the Japanese word daijoubu can mean both “yes” and “no?” Why? HOW?!?

Stimulate your mind and your appetite with a four-course meal of Japanese linguistics, culture, and spicy curry.

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Naomi Watanabe slays Lady Gaga in “Rain On Me” parody video

Some say this version is even better than the original.

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Official Evangelion emergency rations, with curry and beef bowls, are now on sale【Photos】

Ever wonder what everyone who has to evacuate Tokyo-3 while the Evangelions are fighting Angels is eating?

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Enjoy confectionery the Super Saiyan way with these new Super Dragon Ball sweets

Turns out you don’t have to look very far to collect all seven dragon balls – just go to your local Family Mart.

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Anime cooking in real life – How to make Food Wars’ unagi matelote【SoraKitchen】

What happens when Japanese eel meets French cooking, then jumps from the anime world to the real one? We find out!

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Pokémon beef bowl tie-up with Yoshinoya is back with a sequel and new species to catch

Pokémori Round 2 promotion is giving away over 1,100 Poké Ball-style ceramic rice bowls.

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