food

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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Delicious AND guilt free – the launch of Apollo yoghurt

Meiji’s new venture into the treat universe is surprisingly low in calories!

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Tokyo Burger King removes snarky message to out-of-business McDonald’s branch, posts new sign

Less salt present in sweeter message to defeated Akihabara rival.

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Japanese Twitter breaks down the perfect spot for a first date, and it’s surprisingly cheap

Flummoxed about where to take a prospective partner for the first time in Japan? Twitter, as always, has the answer (well, an answer).

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A pack of natto (fermented Japanese soybeans) a day keeps the death away according to study

Terrible news for picky eaters.

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Out-of-business Tokyo McDonald’s gets brutal but kind sendoff from rival Burger King branch

Akihabara competitor’s goodbye is as sweet and salty as French fries dipped in chocolate sauce.

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Kit Kat’s crazy new cocoa pod dessert is only available at its Tokyo cafe【Photos】

Mouthwatering dessert uses part of the cocoa pod that most people forget about, but not the Kit Kat Chocolatory chefs.

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Chocolate Ramen is back at chain restaurant Korakuen, with a new friend: White Chocolate Ramen!

You’ll want to give these limited-time-only delicacies a try before they’re gone!

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Japan’s first-ever capybara cat cafe opens in Tokyo

The only cafe in Japan where you can enjoy the company of a capybara, the world’s largest living rodent.

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The greatest sushi roll in Japanese history is actually nine sushi rolls in one【Photos】

Ehomaki sushi rolls are supposed to ensure good luck for the year, and it’s hard to think of having a luckier life than one that lets you eat this.

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