food

We eat all-you-can-eat monster burgers at Burger King

One slender Japanese man ate six of these four-patty burgers in 30 minutes

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Japanese survey takers go back to school to vote on their favorite school lunch menu items

We’ve outlined the top five elementary school lunch menu items that reigned supreme in the people’s collective memory. 

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Cup Noodle’s Nissin develops space ramen, space curry rice for astronauts to eat among the stars

UFO yakisoba noodles also to be sent to International Space Station.

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What’s for dinner? A US$113/3.3-pound sushi bowl from one of Japan’s favorite cheap restaurants

Kappazushi is usually a friend to our budget…and maybe it still is with the Mega-size Crab and Salmon Roe Sushi Rice Bowl.

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All-you-can-eat Burger King is coming to Japan with a monster burger on board

Diners will find it hard to eat more than one burger in 30 minutes, but this is a food challenge our Mr Sato has been years in training for. 

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Japan’s sweet/terrifying face cakes are here as we order a batch of Kao Dorayaki【Photos】

Our reporter couldn’t make it home to visit Mom and Dad, so she wanted to let them eat her face instead.

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Making igisu, a traditional Japanese food even most Japanese people don’t know about【SoraKitchen】

A taste of Tottori that looks very different at the start from how it ends up.

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Sushi chain renames “anime character bukkake” menu item after inevitable giggles

Sure, a Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba tie-up is meant to get fans excited, but not like this.

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Japan’s public broadcaster renames “correct way” to hold chopsticks, gets nods of approval

Those who struggle with the orthodox grip are happy for a bit of validation.

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The gyudon beef bowl that cooks itself in a box like magic

Self-heating gyudon is half science experiment, half magical alchemy…but how does it taste?

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Seiji holds the Grand Prix of Marumiya Furikake【Taste Test】

Which flavors were crowned the Elite Four out of 16 total entries? 

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Japan’s one-person sandwich press, a “God item” for solo diners, sells out online

Perfectly grilled cheese sandwiches and dessert toasties are a cinch with this Japanese cooking gadget.

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Does Burger King’s Ugly Beef Burger taste as bad as it looks?

We try the ugliest looking burger in Japan.

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New unstaffed gyoza store in Tokyo sells pot stickers 24 hours a day

We go on a post-midnight gyoza run to a shop with no staff — all part of our new normal in Japan.

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Häagen-Dazs’ new chestnut mochi ice cream is ready to fall into our stomachs this autumn

Ice cream maker rolls out two mochi-enhanced flavors we’re happy to dig into even after the weather gets cooler.

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All-plant-based katsu curry arrives at Ikea Japan

Sustainability initiative replaces pork with something Ikea says tastes just as good.

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We take on the Baskin-Robbins Japan 31-day challenge and live to tell these tips

Eating ice cream every day for a month may seem like a breeze, but here’s some great practical advice to consider before indulging.

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How to turn a classic Japanese noodle dish into Studio Ghibli’s Totoro

Tororo turns into Totoro.

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Who makes Japan’s best moon-viewing burger? Let’s eat as many as we can and find out【Taste test】

McDonald’s and KFC Japan, plus a few others, give us multiple ways to eat the moon this autumn.

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The best way to eat a gyudon beef bowl, according to staff at Yoshinoya

Secret tips and beef bowls from the staff break room are now available to the public for a limited time.

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