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Hegi soba: a famous food from Niigata.

What's hegi soba?

Learn a little about the history of and how to enjoy one of Niigata's beloved meals: hegi soba! Tempura and hegi soba make a great combination....

Tokyo Design Week 2015

Interact with the future of design, art, fashion, and music at Tokyo Design Week 2015. Popular artist an...

Walking Sake Tasting in Nihonbashi

Walking Sake Tasting in Nihonbashi

Sample Japanese sake at this all-you-can-drink tasting tour through the Nihonbashi area of Tokyo. Sam...

The Milk Stand

KAWAII MONSTER CAFE

The SWEETS GO ROUND greets visitors to the KAWAII MONSTER CAFE. The first thing that greets you at KAWAII ...

A vendor at the Farmer's Market in Aoyama

Aoyama Farmer’s Market

Shop with the locals and taste the seasons of Japan at weekend farmer’s markets in Aoyama, Tokyo....

2015 Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale’s Must-See Three

2015 Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale’s Must-See Three

I was asked to choose my favorite artwork after spending two days at the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale.I ...

Soranoiro: vegan & vegetarian ramen

Vegan/Vegetarian ramen: Soranoiro

Vegetarians and vegans rejoice! You can enjoy delicious ramen in Japan at Soranoiro, a veggie-friendl...

How to Tell a Temple from a Shrine

Four Differences Between Japanese Temples and Shrines

Japan is home to countless shrines and temples. In just the city of Kyoto alone the estimated combined to...