food

Gudetama the lazy egg turns into adorable egg-flavored fish cake

Popular Sanrio character Gudetama may claim to be a lazy egg, but he just might find himself busy decorating people’s plates and lunch boxes this spring.

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One of Japan’s biggest beef bowl chain begins offering low-carb meals with tofu instead of rice

Losing the carbohydrates gains you a taste of Kyoto cuisine.

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Tsukiji alternative – Tokyo has a second fish market, and it turns out it’s awesome too

It may not be as famous, but it’s actually the only seafood-exclusive wholesale market in Tokyo.

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Osaka driving school offers nine months of free food and drink to students

Come for the Drivers’ Ed, stay for the unlimited nine-month long buffet!

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Cute as can be chikuwa alien bento from Japan!

Reformed fish paste has never looked so good.

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Japanese chef’s awesome giant pancake makes us want to cook them the old fashioned way again

Drawing inspiration from an internationally beloved children’s book, chef creates a hybrid pancake/cookie.

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Japan’s coffee-flavored toast spread is now on sale, but how does it taste? We find out

Who’s ready to eat their morning coffee?

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W.T.F. Japan: Top 5 biggest Japanese food challenges【Weird Top Five】

Are you a bad enough dude to put these five things into your mouth?

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Canned food that will never reach its use-by date discovered in Japan!

Have those ingenious Japanese invented food that never goes bad? Not quite.

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Hatsune Miku becomes charming tour guide of Japan in “Oishii” trip music video【Video】

All in the name of promoting Japanese culture and Japanese food!
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We visit the restaurant where Prime Minister Abe ate with reporters, since he didn’t invite us

If it’s good enough for the country’s elite, we deign to try its surprisingly reasonable offerings.

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Instant noodle company combines yakisoba noodles with fermented natto bean topping

If you’ve been too hesitant to give natto a try, this may be the way to start!

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Häagen-Dazs new Japanese ice cream looks freaky, tastes great

We fall under the dark, stretchy spell of the company’s newest mochi ice cream.

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Awesome Tokyo ramen restaurant’s all-you-can-drink plans start at less than three bucks

Come for the unlimited beer, stay for the Japanese-style fried chicken (and probably the ramen).

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Tokyo’s biggest ramen secret? This restaurant just might be the next Michelin star winner

It doesn’t have a star yet, but our research points to this Shinjuku restaurant getting the honor soon.

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New York City’s Yuji Ramen is coming to Japan’s Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum next month

In an instance of “reverse importation,” the American eatery’s noodle soup will soon be featured at Japan’s preeminent ramen museum. 

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Sliced chocolate is coming back to Japanese grocery stores, and it’s bringing a new flavor!

Somehow, chocolate sandwiches are about to become even more awesome.

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Yoshinoya, Japan’s biggest beef bowl chain, is now serving fried chicken in Tokyo

Not satisfied with dominating only Japan’s cow cravings, Yoshinoya adds karaage to its menu in Akihabara.

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Miss Manners: A pro gives us pointers on Japanese dining decorum

Uh oh, have you been behaving like an oafish gaijin?

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Miniature food artists are at it again, now with sushi, sake, and more traditional Japanese food

We know there’s a reason we love tiny food, but we just can’t put our finger on it.

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