food

Japanese mochi ice cream becomes latest TikTok trend

Demand for bite-sized “Little Moons” skyrockets, selling out at supermarkets.

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Heavyweight Japanese convenience store ramen festival! Three bowls of guilty pork pleasure

Lawson, 7-Eleven, and Family Mart aren’t holding back with their new noodles.

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Burger King Japan’s Strong Magma Super One Pound Beef Burger has us quaking in our boots

This is the “hottest beef wall” ever made by the chain.

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Tokyo police stopped us for random questioning, so we asked them to recommend a good restaurant

They wanted to know what we were doing in Ueno. We wanted to know where to eat lunch.

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Japanese whisky sweet potatoes: A super-easy, super-delicious snack you can make in seconds

Save a splash of whisky for your spuds.

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Japanese competitive eater Max Suzuki oversees new delivery restaurants chain with mega portions

Our very own Mr. Sato was ecstatic to get his hands on their 1.8-kilogram (3.97-pound) yakisoba dish.

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Instant vs. Restaurant Ramen Project: Ippudo spicy miso tonkotsu battle【Taste test】

Can the 7-Eleven version match the majesty of the Hakata original?

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What’s the difference between Hong Kong pineapple bun and Japanese melon bread?

P.K. Sanjun gets schooled on all that is good and carbs. 

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Japan has springtime sakura Cinnabons? Sign us up!

A mouthwatering meeting of the symbols of Japanese spring and American malls.

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Kyoto slammed for manga telling people not to talk at restaurants

Four-panel manga fires up the Internet. 

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Sakura tacos? The Tokyo treat we didn’t know we needed until right now

A totally unique bite to eat in one of the city’s favorite cherry blossom-viewing spots.

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Ichiran ramen vs. Ichiran instant ramen: The ultimate taste test right outside the store

Running out of the ramen restaurant to eat its instant version seconds afterwards on the street is the kind of reporting you won’t get anywhere else.

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Mos Burger adds sliced bread to their menus in Japan

Fast food chain surprises everyone by branching out into the bread market. 

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Is the six-foot long Subway Sub coming to Japan?

All signs point to yes!!!

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Starbucks sakura sweets season starts with cherry blossom cake, donuts, and more

Starbucks Japan kicks off the cherry blossom fun early, because you can never have too many sakura desserts.

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Ichiran’s first-ever instant ramen: How does it stack up to the chain’s original noodles?

We taste a tonkotsu ramen 20 years in the making.

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How to turn your leftover instant ramen broth into delicious chawanmushi Japanese egg custard

You can remix your ramen broth into a second Japanese cuisine favorite with almost zero effort.

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Mr. Sato orders a 5-kilogram, 12,000-calorie rice bowl with a pile of meat on top

Kitchen Origin’s “Meat Castle” is not something that can be easily conquered–but by Jove, he’ll try. 

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Mos Burger’s new Mac and Cheese burger: Does it taste as good as it looks?

We find out if this is the best way to introduce Mac ‘n’ Cheese virgins to the delights of the unfamiliar western dish.

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Japan unveils chewing gum-flavoured chips!

The day has finally come for two beloved Lotte gum flavours to step out as crunchy chips.

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