japan

brazil

How São Paulo Fell in Love with Sushi

“Being a Brazilian chef but a descendant of Japanese immigrants, I try to combine all my cultural references to create my dishes.”
Biju Belinky
3.12.19
pancake day

These Soufflé Pancakes Are Clouds of Jiggly Joy

Fuwa Fuwa is the first cafe in London to sell the famously floofy Japanese dessert.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
3.5.19
japan

Inside Japan's Surprising But Thriving Jamaican Food Scene

Bob Marley’s 1979 tour of Japan sparked underground interest in Jamaican culture—and food. I met some of Japan’s reggae super fans who started their own Caribbean food spots.
Riaz Phillips
2.27.19
Off-Menu

It's Monday, February 11, and Women in Japan Are Tired of Buying Valentine's Chocolates for Men

Plus, the most Pittsburgh wedding promotion ever involves Primanti Bros., of course.
Hannah Keyser
2.11.19
japan

Tokyo's New "Chicago Pizza" Trend Looks a Hell of a Lot Like Fondue

A gooey, cheesy dish called シカゴピザ, which translates to "Chicago pizza" or "Shikago Pizza," is all the rage in Tokyo.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.6.19
cake

How a Prisoner of War Turned this Fussy German Cake into a National Obsession in Japan

While Baumkuchen, or "tree cake," is rare in Germany, it's now found everywhere in Tokyo from 7-11 to fancy department stores.
Diana Hubbell
8.8.18
politics

Japan and the EU Just Agreed to Eliminate Almost All Tariffs on Food and Drink

Japanese whisky could be about to get way cheaper in Europe.
Phoebe Hurst
7.19.18
japan

Japan's World Cup-Predicting 'Psychic' Octopus Killed and Sold as Food

Rest in power, brother.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.6.18
hangover cures

The Best Hangover Cures, According to Japanese Drinkers

I stayed out all night drinking to test them out.
Natalie B. Compton
6.25.18
japan

Japanese Melons Fetch Record-Breaking $29,000 at Auction

Meanwhile, I’ll be over here debating whether to pay $5.99 for a single cantaloupe at Whole Foods.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.30.18
japan

American Comedian Compares Gun Control to Asking Japanese People to Give Up Miso Soup

“Dude, you can’t kill someone with a bowl of miso soup,” one person responded.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.10.18
japanese food

This Sushi Chef Puts Japanese Cherry Blossom Season on a Plate

Hideki Hiwatashi has created a menu inspired by hanami—the Japanese feast that celebrates cherry blossom season and the start of spring.
Daisy Meager
4.2.18
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