Have you ever wondered why there are so many Japanese food emoji? And why an eggplant was considered so important to include? The answer is surprising!
Tempura and ikura are not originally Japanese words? We’ll delve into the origin of some common Japanese food names and the foreign languages they come from.
This spiced Japanese New Year sake, known as toso, has a history of more than 1,000 years. Here’s what it is, how to prepare it and how to drink it.
The interesting history of Japanese fruit sandwiches, how they’ve evolved over the years, and where to get the best fruit sando in Tokyo.
Christmas food in Japan is unique. Here are five different food and drink customs that show that Japan celebrates Christmas like nowhere else.
Osechi ryori is an integral part of Japanese New Year food customs. Just what do the Japanese eat over the New Year and what do the dishes symbolize?
Food plays a pivotal role in Setsubun celebrations in Japan. Learn the traditions old and new, including what you should eat on Setsubun for a lucky year ahead.
The Nagasaki food scene has an interesting mix of tradition meets foreign influence. From noodles to cake, here’s a delicious list of what to eat in Nagasaki.
How many types of edible seaweed can you name? Here are the most common Japanese seaweed types, how to prepare them and how they’re eaten.
From yakiniku to ramen to dumplings, here are some Muslim-friendly and halal restaurants in Tokyo to try on your next visit.