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Japanese beef bowl chain Yoshinoya releases new canned, ready-to-eat rice bowls 【Taste Test】

We try the full selection of emergency pork, beef, chicken and mackerel rice bowls.

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Japan’s beef bowl king, Yoshinoya, releases new line of canned, ready-to-eat beef bowls

Or maybe we should call them “beef cans?” Either way, these things will be literal life-savers.

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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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Japan’s oldest Yoshinoya branch reopens in a new location: Tokyo’s brand-new Toyosu fish market

We stop by to taste the continuing tradition and take a sneak peek at the replacement for the world-famous Tsukiji market.

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A visit to the oldest Yoshinoya chain in Japan for one last beef bowl before it closes for good

The oldest location of the beef-on-rice specialist is tucked away in a part of the country where hardly anyone is thinking about meat.

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Yoshinoya has an ultra-luxurious wagyu beef bowl you can only get one place in Japan【Taste test】

The special meal with 100-percent Japanese beef might be the last thing you eat while on a trip to Japan.

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Mr. Sato tries to eat a cheap beef bowl, gets a massive, luxurious surprise in the process

Why could Mr. Sato possibly be freaking out over this delectable beef bowl?

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Chopstick anxiety: Painfully shy Japanese diners struggle with communal restaurant containers

At inexpensive Japanese restaurants, the chopstick container might be in front of another customer, which is a tension-filled dilemma for some.

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All-you-can-eat Yoshinoya and all-you-can-drink beer in Tokyo for less than 15 bucks

If you like beefbooze, or both, then this event is for you.

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Is it OK to take your girlfriend to Yoshinoya on a date?

Japanese Internet users discuss the possibility of love amongst the beef bowls.

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One of Japan’s biggest beef bowl chain begins offering low-carb meals with tofu instead of rice

Losing the carbohydrates gains you a taste of Kyoto cuisine.

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Yoshinoya, Japan’s biggest beef bowl chain, is now serving fried chicken in Tokyo

Not satisfied with dominating only Japan’s cow cravings, Yoshinoya adds karaage to its menu in Akihabara.

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Five times our Japanese-language reporters added 85 bucks of “extras” to food orders in 2016

Taking “all you can eat” to new and obnoxiously disgusting heights in 2016.

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Six Japanese foods you won’t want to miss trying in Ise

Taking a trip to Mie Prefecture and Ise Shrine? Don’t forget to bring your camera, and your appetite too.

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Two of Japan’s biggest chains travel to disaster-stricken Kumamoto to hand out free beef bowls

Mobile kitchens provide comfort food, in the truest sense of the word, for thousands of earthquake victims.

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Yoshinoya opens fanciest restaurant yet! Almost as luxurious as a hospital cafeteria

The famous beef bowl chain is taking a swanky step outside the box with bold offerings including electricity, coffee, and a modicum of privacy.

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Adventures in Gyudon: We order all seven toppings at Japanese beef bowl chain Sukiya

Gyudon, or beef bowl, restaurants offer a plethora of toppings to add to your meal and it can be hard to choose just one. So why not choose them all?

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What does three months of Yoshinoya beef bowls do to your body? Medical study announces results

Beef bowls are cheap, tasty and filling, so does that mean they have to be bad for you?

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Yoshinoya studying what happens to the body after three months of eating beef bowls

In a lot of ways, Japan’s equivalent to the hamburger is the beef bowl, or “gyudon” as the locals call it. Tasty, fortifying, and cheap, beef bowls are so prevalent and popular in Japan that they essentially have their own strata in the personal food pyramids of many college students and bachelors.

Realizing that much of its customers’ bodies are literally made out of beef bowls, Japan’s largest gyudon chain is now embarking on a research project to investigate what happens after three months of eating the dish.

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New fried take on Yoshinoya’s original beef bowl really hits the spot! 【Recipe】

For those looking for a quick and cheap meal in Japan, beef bowls, or gyudon, from fast food chains like Yoshinoya are a great option for both your stomach and your wallet. While in the past we’ve shown you how to make your own Yoshinoya-style beef bowl, odds are if you’re a regular patron of the famous chain or others like it, you probably aren’t that handy in the kitchen.

Still, every now and then people like a change of pace, or they find themselves trying to impress guests with a home-cooked meal. Luckily we have a fried Yoshinoya beef bowl recipe that fits that bill, and best of all it doesn’t require much of your effort or time, granted you have a Yoshinoya nearby.

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