rice

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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The top 30 foods that go best with white rice, according to Japanese netizens

As toppings or as a side…these are the best things to complement rice!

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McDonald’s Japan adds first-ever shrimp rice burger to menu in gohan sandwich expansion

Plus the return of one of its popular rice burger veterans.

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We tackle a titanic bowl of pork cutlet katsudon and (just about) live to tell the tale

When you begin to suspect that your bowl is a portal to the pork dimension…

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How to cook rice in a Ziploc container【SoraKitchen】

Turn your Tupperware into a rice cooker with this simple cooking hack from Japan. 

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Giant misspelling in rice field art warms Japan’s heart, so farmers decide to roll with it【Video】

Mistake took months to be noticed, but it’ll be sticking around.

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Mikan Gohan: Japanese soul food or…Japanese myth?

An odd local specialty that’s surprised the nation. 

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Testing out a Japanese rice cooker bag from a 100-yen store

Is this the next best thing to investing in an actual rice cooker?

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Beautiful Mt Fuji photo looks like a buggy video game scene

Japanese photographer shares a simple hack to achieve a surreal shot. 

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7-Eleven Japan’s egg broth and rice may be the dream combination we’ve been missing【SoraKitchen】

Our convenience store-loving chefs are at it again with this egg-xcellent creation! Read More

Kappa Sushi’s newest menu item is just sushi rice, but we’re not that mad about it, honestly

Kappa Sushi is revitalizing its sushi…starting with its rice!

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