food

Häagen-Dazs Japan’s new green tea honey toast dessert has us ready to sing with joy

The masters of matcha ice cream treats mix traditional anmitsu toppings with one of modern Japan’s favorite desserts.

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Cup Noodle vs 7-Eleven! We test their new scorching instant ramen cups to see who beats at heat

Between Cup Noodle’s Mega Spicy Miso and 7-Eleven’s Mongolia Tanmen Nakamoto Hokkyoku BLACK, which one left our tongues more of a spicy, shriveled wasteland?

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Bacon seems to have fried the brain of one of Japan’s top politicians, judging from crazy tweet

Minister for Foreign Affairs’ tweet descends into emoji madness before ending on a porky cliffhanger.

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Tokyo vegan’s ramen recommendation is extremely off the mark

Tons of veggies doesn’t equal no meat.

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Australian mother reflects on “lunchbox shame” she felt from her son’s Tokyo preschool teacher

Preschool teacher says the Australian-style lunch she made was “not appropriate.”

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Japanese cafe’s gorgeous hydrangea sweets celebrate most beautiful flower of Japan’s rainy season

187-year-old Kyoto tea maker creates edible works of seasonal art.

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Starbucks’ retro Japanese kissaten menu debuts deliciously mature coffee gelatin cake【Taste test】

Plus the perfect old-school coffee to drink with it.

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Mighty, meaty Tokyo ramen joint flips script by overflowing the bowl with delicious chashu pork

Delicious noodles and broth take up supporting roles as MEAT becomes the star of the show.

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Indian fast food cashier in Japan causes customer to reevaluate his life with simple suggestion

Man’s confidence is shaken in a bizarre way during beef bowl run.

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Häagen-Dazs Japan’s 35th anniversary Green Deep Tea ice cream is no ordinary matcha dessert

Amazingly high-quality tea leaves are the key ingredient in this milestone flavor.

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New Tokyo Pokémon Cafe Johto menu items require knowledge of Pokémon lore to order them【Photos】

If you don’t know how to evolve one of the most popular Pokémon species, you might not get the food you want.

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We visit new retro Starbucks in Japan for a taste of classic kissaten breakfast menu items

Before Starbucks existed in Japan, there were kissaten coffeehouses. Now there’s the Starbucks kissaten.

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We hold a 14-nation taste test of Karaage-kun, Japan’s favorite convenience store fried chicken

Lawson’s bite-sized chicken snack is loved across Japan, but can that love stretch around the globe?

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Attempting to eat seafood this fresh is a sucker bet, and this time the suckers won.

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Evangelion bar in Tokyo: You mustn’t run away from the awesome anime food at this sakaba

We go on a mission to eat and drink at Nerv headquarters.

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You can now get fugu, Japan’s poisonous blowfish, for under a buck at revolving sushi restaurants

A meal equal parts thrilling, delicious, and affordable.

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Let Potechinote do all the dirty potato chip work and keep your touchscreens sparkling

Potechinote is back with some fresh design changes!

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Meat Festival at Yunessun hot spring resort features creamy soy milk bath!

Here’s your chance to soak in a large refreshing hot bath of soy milk.

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Ramen restaurant in Japan sells one-of-a-kind extra: handshakes with the owner/chef!

Noodle joint takes a page from the idol singer industry.

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Handsome host sushi bar opens in Tokyo with 14-year host veteran pressing the pieces

Tokyo’s biggest club district has an all-night sushi joint where the chef is also a working host.

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