Japanese food

Should you add wasabi to your soy sauce at a sushi restaurant?

Japanese sushi chefs weighs in on customers who practice “wasabi joyu”.

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Four things you should order at rotating sushi restaurant Sushiro if you don’t eat raw fish

We asked a kaiten-zushi superfan, and they didn’t disappoint!

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Nitori opens its first-ever restaurant in Japan

Japanese homewares giant follows in the footsteps of Ikea…but there are no Swedish meatballs here. 

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All aboard the train station soba restaurant that’s being called the best in Japan

Over 70 years in service, with a very unusual type of noodle on the menu that was developed after World War II. 

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The best and worst Japanese food for foreigners

After catering to people from over 15 countries at events, there are some clear winners and losers in the world of Japanese cuisine.

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Insider tip leads us to one of the best obento lunchbox finds in Japan!

Value-for-money bentos so good we were tempted to keep the secret to ourselves.

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Yoshinoya teams up with Wagyumafia for a super expensive beef bowl

Only available in Japan for one day only.

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We spice up our fermented soybeans with curry powder flavored natto【Taste Test】

How will the power of curry fare against one of Japan’s most notorious dishes?

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Japanese restaurant combines solo shabu shabu dining with the fun of a sushi train

Proof that eating out on your own in Japan can be better than dining with company. 

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Japanese restaurant sears sushi with a soldering iron【Video】

Unique serving style attracts attention online. 

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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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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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Rogue sushi spotted at rotating sushi restaurant in Japan【Video】

It’s not every day you see a literal kaiten sushi. 

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Ichiran releases its first-ever instant ramen!

Japan’s famous tonkotsu ramen chain makes dreams come true with instant cup noodles 20 years in the making.

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We mixed 43 different kinds of Japanese curry together to make The King of Curries

Because 40 kinds just wasn’t enough.

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Uniqlo and Nissin team up to bring us HeatTech instant noodles

HeatTech for your food? It’s not quite what you think, but it’s still genius.

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Microwavable okonomiyaki that you can eat with one hand? Yes, please!

Because most of us don’t have table-sized flat grills in our home kitchens.

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We try the new Famichiki Burger from Family Mart

Is Japan’s new D.I.Y. fried chicken sandwich a match made in convenience store heaven?

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We try a rotating sushi restaurant in New Delhi, are surprised to find no rotating sushi

Our Japanese-language reporter learns to appreciate cheap, Japanese conveyer belt sushi.

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Move over ramen and udon, “cup okonomiyaki” has come to play*

*Some actual cooking required

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