food

The Japanese dog cafe that isn’t technically a dog cafe

Drink in the company of cute golden retrievers at Cafe de Monca.

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Which Japanese conveyor belt sushi chain has the best yellowtail sushi?【Taste test】

Hamachi and buri are on our mind and on our plate.

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We rent Kappa Sushi’s conveyor belt, turn our home into a kaitenzushi restaurant

Amazing rental service lets you take the conveyor belt out of the sushi restaurant and back to your home!

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New convenience store chain to rival 7-Eleven opens in Japan

The company behind beef bowl chain Sukiya and conveyor belt sushi restaurant chain Hama Sushi now have their own konbini.

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Family Mart’s new Hotcake Soufflé Pudding proves Japanese convenience stores have the best sweets

New release serves up three delicious desserts in one cup.

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What does Showa-era curry taste like? We try making some with an old-timey roux

Our Japanese-language reporter had no idea what to expect.

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Hey, Japanese taxi driver! Take us to a great restaurant in Utsunomiya

It’s a gyoza town, but what happens when you ask for a restaurant that’s got other great good too?

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Behold! It’s a rare 7-Eleven “Grand Opening Commemorative Lucky Bag”

They say that to simply gaze upon one is lucky.

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Hinnyari Snack Time for cats helps pets look cool and stay cool

All the cool cats in Japan have one.

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Japanese KitKats get Japanese anime video from Kyoto Animation director【Video】

Nestle wants to turn fans’ sweet stories into future installments.

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New Doughnut KitKat captures the flavour of a Japanese castle town

Regional-exclusive chocolate aims to raise funds for damaged samurai fortress.

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Nothing to see here — just a giant cat selling puddings in Japan

The hardest working feline in the country. 

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Which Japanese conveyor belt sushi chain has the best salmon sushi?【Taste test】

Salmon is one of Japan’s most popular sushi options, but which kaitenzushi restaurant does it best?

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Japanese cat cafe in Tokyo is a Ghibli-esque village run by felines in a castle

If Studio Ghibli ever created a cat cafe, this is what it would be like.

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Akihabara Nagomido manga cafe x Felissimo Cat Division Parlor collaboration café is open meow

Month-long specialty cafe offers the purrfect dishes and goods for cat lovers in Japan’s capital.

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We do battle with the King Yeti from Burger King Japan

Who will come out victorious in this bare-fisted, white-knuckle clash between man and meat sweats?

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Japanese woman finds better way to make potato salad, we may not be able to go back to old style

Looks better, tastes better, and it’s easier to make too.

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We order lunch at Mos Burger-owned restaurant, end up with traditional Japanese breakfast

Mr. Sato’s light lunch ended up turning into a feast for the gods.

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Matcha cake from one of Japan’s top tea towns has a one-month wait, but is it worth it?【Taste test】

Teen shogi phenomenon Sota Fujii sets off surge in popularity for the Chabatake.

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Japanese mum’s secret curry recipe puts a new spin on the beloved dish

Impressive meal that’s easy to make, thanks to this handwritten recipe from a gacha capsule toy machine.

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