Classic Pork Bao
It's about time you learn how to make a classic pork bao at home.
This traditional Japanese pancake (which name means "as you like it") is one of the most adaptable dishes. Top it with just about anything you'd like.
Fear and Loathing in New York's Ten Best Ramen Shops
Eating a bowl of pork fat and noodles for ten meals in a row is less satisfying than it sounds—even when it means visiting all of New York's most obsessed-over ramen shops, from Momofuku to Ivan.
That Trippy Green Code in ‘The Matrix’ Is Just a Bunch of Sushi Recipes
Japanese Caesar Salad
The Italian classic gets a Japanese makeover with the addition of rice vinegar, miso, and bonito flakes.
The World's Best Hospital Food Is in a Japanese Maternity Ward
A series of viral photos from a new mom suggests hospital food in Japan is pretty damn incredible.
Make This Late-Night Cold Ramen with What's in Your Fridge
Sometimes you just don’t have time to make your own traditional ramen at home—especially when you’ve had a few drinks, which is when the siren song of ramen rings clearest.
Grilled Avocado with Ponzu Sauce
This simple but crowd-pleasing recipe combines buttery grilled avocado with a tangy, umami-packed ponzu sauce.
This Sake Brewer Wants to Change the World with Fermentation
Satoru Furuta of the Imayo Tsukasa sake brewery thinks that the world would be a better place if everyone incorporated more fermented products into their lives.
MUNCHIES: The Podcast: Meet the Chef Who's Revolutionizing Modern Kaiseki Cuisine
On the latest podcast episode, we visit the kitchen of world-renowned chef Niki Nakayama, who is redefining kaiseki cuisine with unique techniques and foraged ingredients.
This LA Chef Is Serving a Japanese-Italian Breakfast for Dinner
“As far as Japanese being very simple and delicate, and Italian being very simple but very rustic and robust in flavor, I feel they intermingle very well," says Orsa & Winston's chef Josef Centeno.
Natalie B. Compton
Why Kawaii Culture Drives Japan to Devour Cuteness
There’s no better way to experience Japan's cuteness-driven kawaii culture than by literally consuming it.
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