restaurants

Japanese chicken wing pub draws in gullible customers with sexy-legged lady trap

Restaurant serves all the food and drinks it promises, but the eye candy isn’t quite what it seems.

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Tokyo cafe offers all-you-can-eat pie, makes us wonder why we should ever eat anywhere else

Yeah, all those boutiques in Tokyo’s trendy Harajuku district are nice, but this is our new favorite place in the neighborhood.

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Tokyo’s craziest pasta: Our custom-made spaghetti with all the toppings we can get for 10,000 yen

We looked at this Shibuya restaurant’s 2.3-kilogram (5.1-pound) spaghetti serving and said, “Naw, that’s not enough.”

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Ranma 1/2’s creator and voice cast stars stop by the Ranma 1/2 Cafe in Tokyo【Photos】

Rumiko Takahashi, Hayashibara Megumi, and others who were part of the iconic anime/manga hit reunite for an incredible meal.

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Akihabara pub offering monthly all-you-can-drink passes with durations up to half a year

Four other restaurants in Tokyo also start selling unprecedentedly generous unlimited-beer-and-cocktail passes.

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Tokyo’s first “breast slash” cafe is opening soon

The Japanese language has a word for everything, and this cafe is all about the love of “paisura.”

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New Cardcaptor Sakura Cafe opens in Tokyo, two other cities with themed food, drinks, and art

Kero-chan Caramel Milk and sakura-flavored cotton candy from Kyoto are among the anime-themed treats on offer.

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Taste-testing Japan’s murky, mysterious “bathroom ramen”

We’re equal parts intrigued and scared as we try this local version of Japan’s favorite noodle dish.

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Tokyo’s stylish laundromat cafes are worth a visit even if your clothes are already clean

And if you’re a traveler or a local with a full load of laundry to do, there’s no more relaxing way to get it done.

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Tokyo cafe’s brilliant idea: Serve coffee and matcha green tea in chocolate-coated waffle cones

And yes, of course you can get an ice cream chaser.

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Brand-new salmon sashimi bowl joint in Tokyo’s Harajuku is perfect for hungry fashion fans, bears

Restaurants that specialize in salmon sashimi are few and far between in Japan, but now there’s one right in the center of Tokyo.

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Pop-up “Very Hungry Caterpillar” cafe now open in Tokyo, very hungry fans rejoice

Hopefully you won’t still be hungry after eating your way through these caterpillar-themed dishes.

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Ramen restaurant in Kyoto offers all-you-can-eat toppings and side dishes for free

A great deal for ramen connoisseurs and beginners looking for a way to try all the staples.

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Tokyo’s Ranma 1/2 cafe is open, and we just stuffed ourselves with awesome anime nostalgia

Food, art, and exclusive merch are part of love letter to one of the most popular anime of all time, and totally worth a six-hour wait for a table.

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Chopstick anxiety: Painfully shy Japanese diners struggle with communal restaurant containers

At inexpensive Japanese restaurants, the chopstick container might be in front of another customer, which is a tension-filled dilemma for some.

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Ramen with sweet red beans and whipped cream is ready to satisfy your sweet/crazy tooth

Dinner and dessert, all rolled into one!

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Butter on sushi? We’d heard it was great, but we wouldn’t believe it without trying it ourselves

Fans swear this sushi restaurant’s butter unagi is amazing, so we taste-tested it.

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Tokyo restaurant explicitly bans couples from dining on Christmas Eve

On Japan’s most romantic date night, reservations are usually recommended, but not here.

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First-ever permanent Pokémon cafe set to open in Tokyo alongside new Pokémon Center megastore

Missed your chance to eat at the limited-time Pokémon restaurants? The new eatery will be ready for you whenever you come to town.

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Meet the Japanese woman in charge of Tokyo’s famous Robot Restaurant in Shinjuku 【Video】

Behind the bright lights and massive robots at this popular tourist spot is a female president who’s been there from the very beginning.

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