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Tokyo’s Essential Winter Warming Dishes

Forget shiver-inducing chilled sashimi, when the temperature in Tokyo starts to dip towards freezing, it’s warming ramen and smoky wagyu that are top …

Umami Burger

Remember when the US burger hype reached new heights around late 2009? That was when the LA-born Umami Burger, founded by Adam Fleischman, took …

Five fine yakushu bars in Tokyo

Perhaps it's because the city is seeing increasing numbers of health-conscious folks who still like to party, but so-called medicinal liquors …

Drool-Worthy Ramen Houses to Plan Your Next Vacation Around

Want slurpy, hearty ramen bowls to round out a perfect day of exploring a new city?<p>For centuries, Asian cultures have revered ramen bowls as a staple …

Flavors

Kit Kat sushi is actually happening

It started as a joke, but now it's really a thing<p>Combining two of our favourite things - sushi and chocolate, duh - Kit Kat Japan have started creating their own version of sweet sashimi, and we kind of really dig it. Well, a lot more than we dig that sushi croissant, anyway.<p>So the whole thing …

Japan

The New Rules of Dining in Tokyo

<i>For visitors, navigating Tokyo's restaurant world can feel intimidating, especially if you don't speak Japanese. Luckily, a little extra planning and a big heaping of politeness will go a long way. Tokyo resident and dining expert Melinda Joe guides you through everything you need to know to get</i> …

Japan

How to Spend the Day in Paris Without Ever Leaving Tokyo

Recently, many of the stars of the new Paris dining scene — funky, heritage grain- and natural wine-slinging establishments — have expanded to Japan, which means it’s now possible to construct a near-identical on-trend day of eating in both cities. In Tokyo, you could start your day with a …

Every Amazing Thing You've Heard About Japanese Convenience Stores Is True

<b>So many of our</b> foundational myths simply aren't true: Santa Claus isn't real; Disneyland is the "Happiest Place On Earth" only if you pay to cut the lines; and rainbows don't have a pot of gold at the end. But <b>every miraculous thing you've ever heard about Japanese convenience stores (conbini) is</b> …

Deep Frying

Authentic Japanese Lunch in Miyako

A few months ago, I received a private message from a male blog reader. He was asking for an advice on where to take the <i>love of his life</i> on a date. …

Why Japan is big on the little things

At a time when Huge Questions, like climate change, terrorism, xenophobia, have consumed the world, why do Japanese people care so much about the …

He Charges $780 a Day to Show You Around Japan!

<b>I’m just going to come out and say it: Shinji Nohara probably has the best job in the world.</b><p>Known as the “Tokyo Fixer”, Nohara’s job is to take …

Ready for a snooze? A nap café has opened in Tokyo for weary travellers and workers

Throughout the years, Tokyo has provided travellers and locals alike with a range of eccentric themed establishments. While cat cafés, mayonnaise restaurants, and even toilet-themed dessert cafés have proved popular in the past, Tokyo’s latest unique offering is a nap café where patrons can unwind …

Tokyo Neighborhood Guide to City Wards

Take a tour of Tokyo’s less touristy districts. (Photo: Alamy)<p>Tokyo isn’t one homogenized city—it’s a whole cluster of neighborhoods, or wards, each …

Japanese Pork Dumplings with Ginger

<b>Japanese Pork Dumplings with Ginger and Green Onion ~ everybody’s favorite appetizer! These tender pot stickers are even better than the ones at your</b> …

Recipes

Time Out Tokyo magazine digital edition

Want to read our magazine on your computer, smartphone or tablet? Download the issue you're looking for below – it's perfect if you're abroad and …

Japan

How Tokyo Saved My Artistic View On Photography

I am a photographer from Amsterdam and almost lost my touch and love for taking pictures. My friends and I had a plan to go to Tokyo, and after two …

Street Photography

MullenLowe Group Japan launches Tokyo 20XX to help brands develop culture in Tokyo

MullenLowe Group Japan has today launched Tokyo 20XX, a cultural insights specialism that is aimed at working with brands to positively impact the …

One night with Tokyo's sexiest cats

Ebisu bar <b>Tokyo Robin</b> counts plenty of attractive ladies and gentlemen among its clientele, but even the most stunning patrons here are overshadowed …

Update & Upgrade Your Wardrobe With These Online Japanese Retailers

Platforms to discover unique and offbeat brands.<p>In our current digital age, online shopping is easier than ever but finding a unique item can be quite difficult. Forced to go beyond the brand lists of mainstream online retailers, the fashion obsessed often turn to the web shops of foreign retailers …

MUJI Opened Its First-Ever Minimalist Grocery Store In Tokyo

Is there anything MUJI can’t do? The Japanese retailer has brought its minimalist sensibility to everything from clothing, to home furnishings, to …

Minimalism

10-yen sushi? Such wonders do exist at new Tokyo restaurant in Shinjuku

See that mouth-watering plate of yellowtail <b>sushi</b>? It cost us <b>less than a buck</b>.<p>They say that every good thing comes to an end, but no matter how much …

Japan

10 Interesting Izakaya in Tokyo's Shinjuku.

Shinjuku is an area that's lively even by Tokyo's standards. Here, there's an endless stream of people out and about even in the wee hours of the …

Japan

Tokyo's New Amazon Bar Will Feature 'Virtual Bartenders'

When it comes to 'tending this bar, humans need not apply.<p>The world's continued reduction in non-Amazon things has made its way to an unexpected part …

On The Trail Of Unagi In Tokyo - Reel in the Eel

It was the smell that drew me first. A tangy smoke that cut through car fumes, sweet torture as I approached the end of my long Tokyo run. The place, …

Inside Tokyo's Godzilla Store

Recently, the world's first official Godzilla store opened in Tokyo. It's called Godzilla Store Tokyo. Clever!<p>[Image: jiku_zzz]<p>Located in Shinjuku, …

Godzilla

Move over coffee! Japan’s first ever pour-over drip-dashi is a healthier, tastier option

Compared to coffee, this fine cup of vegetable and tuna dashi is cheaper and way more stylish. People in Japan have a <b>plethora of options</b> when it …

Converse Japan Reveals Special Edition "Tokyo" And "Osaka" Capsule

With each one referencing a classic ’80s colorway.<p>With the second batch of J.W.Anderson shoes set to release this week, Converse Japan has unveiled another special edition capsule. The new drop comprises of two pairs of Chuck Taylor All Star ’70s, with each one referencing a 1988 colorway and being …

The Chillest City with the World's Best Coffee

There is not a single better place in the world right now to feed a low-key coffee addiction.<p>You could forgive Kyoto a degree of second city syndrome, if it had it. Kyoto, after all, has a third of the land area of Tokyo, one-sixth its population, and one one-hundredth the number of bright, loud, …