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Stop reading what Facebook tells you to read

<i>An open memo, to all marginally-smart people/consumers of internet "content":</i><p>Hi.<p>Some questions. Do you...<p>Want the internet to be better in 2018?<p>Want …

Japan’s cult food drama The Lonely Gourmet is essentially pornography

Flipping TV channels in Japan offers a sensory overload unmatched by anything in the world. <i>Click.</i> A girl group with 75 members in matching costumes, …

Kaneko Hannosuke

How long would you wait for a good bowl of topped rice? An hour? More? We waited an hour and half on a Monday lunchtime in the queue that snaked …

Whitefish

The best tempura in Tokyo: 15 bowls to try

An all-time favourite of Japanese gourmands, tempura over rice (<i>tendon</i>) is said to have originated in the 1830s, and has played a central role in …

Japan

San Diego Teaches Us How Micro-Living Can Thrive

A professor takes the first step toward creating a new model for the city.<p>It was the middle of the aughts when Woodbury University professor Hector Perez rallied a group of architects to pool their resources and buy nine lots in the historic Barrio Logan neighborhood of San Diego, near the Mexican …

San Diego

Tokyo’s all-you-can-eat ice cream cafe is a sweet deal, both literally and figuratively

Oh, and <b>all-you-can-eat cake</b> is also part of the package.<p>We recently visited an all-you-can-eat cookie cafe in <b>Tokyo</b>. Awesome as it is, we’d be remiss …

25 Brilliant Lifehacks For Your Tiny Closet

You're still going to have to get rid of that sweater you haven't worn in three years.

Lifehacks

10 Ways to Squeeze Extra Storage Out of a Small Closet

Living in a little apartment can have its own special joys (like being able to reach everything you own without getting off the sofa), but small …

Closets

Daikanyama: Tokyo's Posh, Expensive & Charming Neighborhood

Nestled between Ebisu and Shibuya is a quiet little district where famous actors, comedians, models and successful businesspersons congregate, live …

Japan

5 restaurants in Tokyo that are out of this world

When it comes to dining, there is nowhere to rival Tokyo. One of the largest urban areas on the planet, it has an appetite to match, with well over …

The Fixer's tour of secret Tokyo

Shinji Nohara knows Tokyo like no other. A lifelong local, he’s the ‘Tokyo Fixer’, the foodie who fed <i>fugu</i> (puffer fish) to Anthony Bourdain, who consults with some of the world’s best restaurants, and who regularly guides the great and the good around Tokyo’s lesser-known highlights. Best of all, …

Tempura Lover? Taste the Finest Tempura at These 3 Places in Tokyo – Japan Info

Tempura has long been involved in food talks across Japan. Its popularity even led to the opening of several tempura shops within the country and …

Food › Tokyo has an all-you-can-eat cookie cafe

For an ordinarily abstemious country, Japan has a pretty big soft spot for all-you-can-eat deals. Just this summer alone, we’ve seen offers of …

Food

Tokyo beyond the usual city sights

Mount Takao in autumn is particularly beautiful. ― Picture by iStockSINGAPORE, Aug 25 ― As the closing ceremony for the Rio Olympics clearly …

24 Hour Insiders Guide to Tokyo

Tokyo is a city that simultaneously embraces both the new and the ancient. Regardless of the length of your stay, you’ll be immersed in vibrant …

【レシピ】重ねるだけ!簡単ジャガイモラザニアの作り方

Top 10 YouTube Channels That Inspire You to Cook

I watch YouTube like a lot of people watch television. I also love cooking shows, so this week I’m putting both together to share some great YouTube …

Cooking

Deep-fried chicken nanban

Nanban sauce hails from Kyushu island in Japan. South American chillies were introduced by the Portuguese in the 16th century – a fine example of what might be termed reverse-Nikkei cooking.<p>SERVES<p>6<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the nanban sauce (makes 800ml)</b><p>2 spring onions<br>• 500ml home-made dashi (or use ½ tbsp …

Deep Frying

Sashimi Tuna

Yakimeshi Recipe

Yakimeshi is Japanese fried rice with egg, meat, and vegetables. Yakimeshi is something your mom makes from left over rice and ingredients she …

Onions

Ideas in Food's Best Japanese-Style Fried Chicken Just Happens to Be Gluten-Free

<i>Editor's Note:</i> I've been a huge fan of Aki and Alex of the blog Ideas in Food ever since I was a little chef-ling burning meat as a line cook in Boston. With their newest book, <i>Gluten-Free Flour Power</i>, they turn their considerable intellect to gluten-free recipes, developing unique solutions for …

Japanese Food: "Would You Like Salted Fish Guts With That?"

As a long time resident of a major, mid-Atlantic American city (Philadelphia), I considered myself quite cosmopolitan in terms of my exposure to foreign food, including Japanese. However, after two weeks of eating Japanese food---in Japan of all places---I realize that sushi from an American …

Japanese food with a Latin American accent

Nikkei is derived from the Japanese word nikkeijin, which refers to Japanese people who migrated overseas and their descendants – including me and my family. Nikkei cuisine, therefore, is the cooking of the Japanese diaspora.<p>Japanese migrants have found themselves in a variety of cultures and …

10 Healthy Japanese Comfort Foods

Japanese food, called <i>washoku</i>, is recognized as one of the healthiest cuisines around. So what is considered comfort food for the Japanese? We'll introduce you to 10 distinctive Japanese comfort foods that will warm your tummy this winter!<p><b>1. Miso soup</b><p>Miso Online<p>Miso soup, along with a bowl of rice, …

Furikake (Japanese Seasoning Mix) Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Furikake, the savory Japanese seasonings for sprinkling on rice, merits an entire section even in Manhattan’s tinyest Japanese markets. And if you’ve had it, you understand why: It enlivens a plain bowl of rice—add some mayo[link to Japanese Mayo recipe] and a fried egg and you can …

Flavors

9 Japanese Comfort Foods to Make Right Now

Get cozy with these Japanese recipes.<p>Japan might be known for its pristine sushi and other delicate, minimalist dishes, but it’s also responsible for …