japanese food

Curry

A Brief History of How Curry Ended Up in Japan

In Japan, curry and rice is just as much a national dish as sushi or ramen.
Bettina Makalintal
11.2.18
WTF

We Can't Decide If We Want to Fuck, Marry, or Kill This Cocktail Made with Pork Ramen Broth

It's like ramen... but with booze, and no noodles.
Jelisa Castrodale
10.24.18
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
Fukushima

Hong Kong Still Won't Lift Ban on Food from Fukushima

Seven years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan is struggling to convince the world that its fish and produce is safe to eat.
Mayukh Sen
3.28.18
Ramen

A New Documentary Wants You to See Ramen as Art

'Ramen Heads', which comes out in select American theaters on Friday, tells the story of Osamu Tomita, who is considered the 'King of Ramen.'
Mayukh Sen
3.14.18
Sushi

How to Eat Sushi, According to Tsukiji Fishmongers

Just like produce, sushi is seasonal.
Jessica Thompson
3.13.18
personal essay

In Japan, I Found Home Through Fried Chicken

I’m not the first person to say that food is our greatest diplomat, and I won’t be the last. But how else could I have found myself in another country, across the world, looking for a dish I grew up on?
Bryan Washington
2.13.18
Recipe

Chanko-Nabe Recipe

A sumo wrestler's hearty stew to fuel up for battle.
Byamba Ulambyar
9.21.17
Make this

This Crispy Onigiri Is Basically a Deep-Fried California Roll

Crunchy rice triangles are an excellent vehicle for stuffing your face with avocado and crab.
Munchies Staff
7.5.17
Ramen

A New Ramen Spot in Taiwan Had a Record-Breaking, 250-Hour-Long Line Out the Door

Hella longer than even your most shameful Netflix binge session.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.29.17
japan

Japan Has Been Hit by a Massive Potato Chip Shortage

No one knows how long it will take for production of the nation's most beloved convenience store snack to resume.
Nick Rose
4.13.17
Booze

This LA Sommelier Wants to Demystify the World of Sake

The last thing you want to do at an izakaya is fuck up your drink order, so it's time to learn your junmais from your daiginjos.
Natalie B. Compton
3.23.17
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