restaurants

Giant cats taking naps on train tracks — only in Japan

Leaked screenshots from the latest Godzilla movie? Nope, just a restaurant in Osaka!

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Japan’s “First Date Awards” reveals the best places to wine and dine when dating in Tokyo

These award-winning restaurants tick all the boxes for a successful first date in the capital. 

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Tokyo cheerleader cafe adds male cheerleader service

New service is part of restaurant’s goal of “cheering for ladies and everyone who’s doing their best.”

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How a samurai’s quest for revenge created one of Tokyo’s best cafes, and it’s still open

Not far from Akihabara you’ll find Amanoya, but it wouldn’t be there if not for an assassination.

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Tokyo restaurant doesn’t tell you its name unless you ask, makes us appreciate life’s surprises

Not far from Akihabara, there’s a soba spot that gave us food to eat and food for thought.

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Wagyu Burger opens in Tokyo, serving up highest-grade beef at reasonable prices

A5 Wagyu is just the start of what makes this is a burger to remember.

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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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Tokyo pub lets you grill traditional Japanese dessert right at your table in all-you-can-eat deal

Dango deal is a fun cultural experience and a tasty bargain.

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Free food awaits those who finish “Spicy Mapo Tofu of Hell,” but it isn’t easy

“This isn’t a meal. It’s a weapon.”

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We visited Saitama’s Pokémon GO-themed cafe to live the Pokémon trainer dream【Photos】

Finally, a cafe specially designed for Pokémon GO trainers!

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What happens in the kitchen of a conveyor belt sushi restaurant? Let’s find out at Sushiro!

The mega popular kaitenzushi chain has a new branch in downtown Tokyo, and they let us into the back room.

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We order microwavable takeout ramen from a ramen shop…but is it as good as eating in-house?

Is getting ramen for takeout even worth it?

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Five diet-friendly Tokyo restaurant menu/takeout items that helped shrink this pandemic gut

Our ramen-loving, curry-craving reporter managed to drop a lot of weight while still satisfying his taste buds.

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Edible Evangelion Angel cores now on the menu at Coco’s Japan【Taste Test】

Special anime meal includes an optional Spear of Longinus to eat it with.

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Japan’s biggest family restaurant chain now lets you take your leftovers home with you

Order with gusto at Gusto, because whatever you don’t finish is yours to keep.

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New dining out initiative enrols the Evangelion cast, stars themed dishes and merchandise

Get in the restaurant, Shinji, or Rei will be forced to eat your portion.

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Can Shakey’s Pizza Japan make a mean fried chicken bento? We find out 【Taste Test】

Would you expect a pizza buffet restaurant to make delicious fried chicken?

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Tokyo police stopped us for random questioning, so we asked them to recommend a good restaurant

They wanted to know what we were doing in Ueno. We wanted to know where to eat lunch.

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Kyoto slammed for manga telling people not to talk at restaurants

Four-panel manga fires up the Internet. 

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Sakura tacos? The Tokyo treat we didn’t know we needed until right now

A totally unique bite to eat in one of the city’s favorite cherry blossom-viewing spots.

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