restaurants

Turning one of Japan’s “crappiest properties” into one-meter-sized restaurant hits crowdfund goal

Location, location, location!

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Eevee evolves into the latest Pokémon dessert with an adorable, drinkable “apple pie”

Pikachu Sweets cafe also offers unnecessary yet must-have accessory.

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Entire building of restaurants/bars staffed by Japanese adult film actresses to open in Tokyo

Soft on Demand says its five-floor complex will be “a theme park for adults.”

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New unstaffed gyoza store in Tokyo sells pot stickers 24 hours a day

We go on a post-midnight gyoza run to a shop with no staff — all part of our new normal in Japan.

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SoraNews24 founder develops effective yet inexpensive COVID-19 guards for restaurants

It’s the greatest thing I’ve ever seen, and I’m not just saying that because he signs my cheques.

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Tokyo Video Gamers, a new bar with free-to-play arcade games, opens in Akihabara

Game on and drink up at this Tokyo cafe where the staff are so friendly they’ll fight you.

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Japanese cheerleader video chat performances — The latest weapon against pandemic-related stress

If life in the coronavirus era has you feeling down, they’re ready to cheer you up.

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Hooters closing original location in Japan as large-chested chain’s downsizing continues

In a country that loves breasts as much as Japan, how is Hooters failing?

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Which conveyor belt sushi place’s chawanmushi egg custard is the best? We investigate【Taste Test】

If you skip this sometimes-overlooked part of a traditional sushi restaurant meal, you’re missing out! Read More

Japan’s first-ever ramen restaurant, which closed 44 years ago, is reopening this fall!

Historic ramen restaurant Rairaiken starts serving ramen again in a very appropriate location.

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Japanese Brazillian BBQ restaurants offering take-out disposable grills made of cardboard

Finally, the to-go churrasco that you asked for.

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First look at new Miyashita Park shopping complex in Shibuya

Bouldering walls, a skate park and a 24-hour yokocho food alley are just some of the drawcards you’ll find at Tokyo’s newest shopping mall. 

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Moon Prism Power ineffective against coronavirus as Tokyo permanent Sailor Moon restaurant closes

Shining Moon Tokyo was supposed to last forever, but like the Silver Millennium Moon Kingdom, it’s now a thing of the past.

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We visit Tokyo’s new all-plant-based cafe “Komeda Is □”

Is the new vegetarian-friendly restaurant in Ginza worth checking out?

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Salmon sashimi noodles: Terrifying, mouthwatering, or both?【Photos】

Overseas sushi restaurant creates an eye-catching innovation for those with a taste for raw fish and mukbang videos.

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Coronavirus makes popular Japanese restaurant chain raise prices by one yen, but not to earn more

Saizeriya’s price bump isn’t an economic decision, it’s a health one.

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Three Inuyasha cafes opening in Japan to celebrate sequel series to Rumiko Takahashi hit

A food-al fairy tale of themed grub and drink, plus exclusive merch.

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Japanese pubs in Tokyo, Osaka now have special seats for online drinking party customers

Special one-person seats for when your party has to be online, but you don’t want to have it at home.

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Kyoto cafe with unfortunate name, gorgeous sandwiches keeps getting mistaken for e-commerce giant

If only the owner’s dad had been able to see into the future…

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Ramen restaurant in Japan offers lifetime free ramen plan for a hefty price

”You can reduce your food costs to zero for the rest of your life” says popular iekei-style ramen restaurant.

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