rice

The Big Bomb Onigiri Japanese rice ball helps us conquer mountain race but conquers us in the end

Our reporter completes a challenging race only to face a tougher challenge — a giant rice ball!

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Sushi and onigiri rice balls get a new look with rollable furikake

Move aside seaweed, and make way for a new seasoned wrapping!

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Eat 60 brands of eggs and a ton of rice for around 3 bucks at Tokyo’s egg festival

Taking “I love egg” to new levels.

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Pizza Hut’s new rice pizzas debut in Japan, but are they any good?

Not every topping is a perfect match for rice instead of pizza dough. 

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Rice Pizza?! Pizza Hut creates a new base for customers in Japan

Gohan Pizza My Box is full of new surprises.  

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Say hello to the Big Bomb Onigiri, a beast of a Japanese rice ball

Famous rice-producing region goes big with a huge offering to attract customers.

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Sukiyabashi Jiro Sushi Rice: How good is rice from Japan’s legendary sushi restaurant?

Recreating the expensive restaurant experience at home with authentic ingredients, at a fraction of the price you’d usually pay for them.

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We found the prettiest TKG ever at a restaurant specializing in raw eggs on rice in Tokyo

It turns out there are ways to spruce up Japan’s simplest dish!

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The most Japanese vending machine of them all? Tokyo discovery shows us a new use for PET bottles

A genius way to sell some very Japanese staples. 

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“It’s Rice! Toast” recipe from Japan gives us an edible paradox for breakfast【Recipe, taste test】

The key ingredient in “girl’s hair-flavored fried chicken” returns in yet another surprising place.

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Why are some types of Japanese rice written with completely different types of Japanese writing?

Katakana is usually for foreign words, but there’s a whole class of Japanese-grown rice that has katakana names.

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Sushi restaurant’s crazy cheap lunch deal goes viral online

A deal so good locals want to keep this place a secret for themselves. 

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We rent Kappa Sushi’s conveyor belt, turn our home into a kaitenzushi restaurant

Amazing rental service lets you take the conveyor belt out of the sushi restaurant and back to your home!

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Using Starbucks Japan’s hot water to make ochazuke, one of Japan’s best comfort foods

Mr. Sato thinks he may have found the next thing the coffeehouse chain should add to its menu.

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Wasp larvae bento: a traditional delicacy in the Japanese mountains

A local specialty best eaten with a side of courage.

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Is anime making otaku eat less rice? Government launches Girl Running Late with Rice Ball Project

Japan’s top rice-growing prefecture designs character, releases two videos in hope of changing anime breakfast trope.

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Tokyo’s yuki chazuke: An ultra-rare delicacy you can only get right now (and that we made up)

When the snow starts falling, our boss’ stomach starts grumbling for this weird spin on a classic Japanese comfort food.

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Our Japanese-born reporter tries California-grown rice, gets his mind blown【Taste test】

His friend warned him about Calrose rice. Should he have listened?

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McDonald’s Japan asks that you please be careful with its new extra-spicy rice burger

McDonald’s wants you to be aware that the Gohan Kara Dabuchi really is kara.

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Lotteria unveils its first rice burgers, but how do they compare to Mos Burger and McDonald’s?

We compare rice burgers from three of the top fast food chains in Japan!

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