food

What happens when you accidentally put a gyudon beef bowl meal through the washing machine

Sad tale of a Japanese Uber Eats delivery gone wrong

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Beyond rice balls: How to make an edible onigiri rice cat【Video】

Innovative chef shows us how to create a feline friend who’s cute and delicious to boot.

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Kuma Cooking invites fans to “look at her dish,” and also own her clothing.

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This classic Japanese candy shop is a trove of nostalgic treats, sends us into the past【Photos】

We found a candy store/Showa-era time capsule in Fukuoka, and took lots of photos of its old-timey delights!

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Japanese man berates American woman for “crime” against taiyaki, ends up converted to her ways

The Japanese sweet should not be treated this way…or should it?

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Tokyo’s Slayers anime cafe: The latest reason to go on a food quest to Akihabara【Photos】

Fan-focused food fun is a 30th-birthday party for the fantasy franchise, and also the only restaurant in Japan where you can DRINK jellyfish.

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Our ladylike, solo visit to the handsome butler cage of Tokyo’s Ikebukuro neighborhood【Photos】

Swallowtail offers not just good-looking guys, but an elegant home away from home.

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Cheap monthly subscription to Tokyo yakiniku restaurant lets us eat intestines every day for free

And it’s an all-you-can-eat plan, too!

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We test the new two-in-one curry rice cooker from Japan that’s got everyone talking【Video】

Can this magical Twin Chef cooking machine deliver on taste as well as convenience? 

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Japan’s one-person bento box-sized rice cooker can give you freshly cooked rice at the office

High-speed cooking gadget is also great for those living the single life.

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The U.K. thinks Japanese curry is katsu curry, and people aren’t happy about it

The #KatsuCurryPolice are on a mission to educate Brits on their craze for Katsu Curry.

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Deep Sea Pudding made in Japanese port town is an edible work of art!

This beautiful white and blue pudding made in the port of Numazu is an absolute jewel to both look at and taste! 

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Final Fantasy VII Remake cafe opens in Tokyo, and we stop by for Cloud and Sephiroth mocktails!

Edible Buster Swords, Materia dumplings, and Moogle desserts are all on offer at Square Enix’s rebooted Akihabara eatery.

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Final episode of Cup Noodle commercial Hungry Days featuring One Piece finally shows Luffy’s face

The iconic rubber-limbed main character’s high school version is…surprisingly normal-looking.

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The top nine stand-and-eat soba noodle restaurants in Tokyo

Our resident soba expert ate at over 200 soba spots in the greater Tokyo area, and here are his top picks

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Tasty food providing comfort for coronavirus quarantined cruise ship passengers stuck in Japan

Three small bright spots a day as travelers cope with two weeks confined to ship.

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Disney sushi? An adorable new way to celebrate Japan’s Girl’s Day/Doll Festival

From “Mic-key, Mouse!” to “Hin-a Ma, tsuri!”

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KitKat Mcflurry comes to McDonald’s Japan with commercial starring Japanese idol

After a seven-year hiatus, the popular chocolate brand is teaming up with the fast food giant for a limited time. 

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One of Kyoto’s best secret ramen restaurants isn’t a restaurant at all – it’s a van!

This ramen chef could work anywhere, but there’s a special reason he’s kept coming back to the same place for almost 30 years.

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A cup ramen for Zen Buddhists: New Shindo Ramen Zendo noodles are meat, dairy and egg free

These ascetic noodles taste like soy sauce, and leave out all animal products — as well as the five pungent roots!

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