Chef’s Winter Recipes: Eiji Okamura’s Halibut and Langoustine

Chef Eiji Okamura initially joined the Palace Hotel Tokyo team in 1995 when he was just 20 year..

What’s Up With Japan’s Penguin Bars?

Kotaku Editor and Japan Times columnist Brian Ashcraft recently reported on all the Japanese pe..

Chef’s Fall Recipes: Eiji Okamura’s Seafood Pot Pie

Chef Eiji Okamura initially joined the Palace Hotel Tokyo team in 1995 when he was just 20 year..

Cabernet Wine Exclusively for Cats Unveiled in Japan

B&H Lifes, a pet supplement manufacturer in Japan, has raised the bar when it comes to pamperin..

Review of Frito Lay’s Pepsi-Flavored Cheetos

The only thing worse than junk food itself is a junk food hybrid. And Pepsi-flavored Cheetos is..

Asian Countries Suspend US Wheat Imports After GMO Wheat Find

A strain of genetically modified wheat developed by Monsanto was discovered in an Oregon field ..

Sugary Drinks Linked to 180,000 Global Deaths

According to a study by Dr Gitanjali Singh (Harvard School of Public Health) presented at an Am..

Eat Drink Man Woman Review

Overall Rating (based on customer reviews): 4.5 out of 5 stars Your heart aches for Master Ch..

Gatorade Removes Flame Retardant From Ingredients

Brominated vegetable oil (BVO) is banned in food throughout Europe and Japan, yet BVO has been ..

B-Grade Cuisine: Japan’s Version of Comfort Food or Country Cooking

CNN International writer Yumiko Watanabe explores B-grade cuisine: Japan's version of what Amer..

Four Die, 70 Sick, In Fatal Raw Beef Case

In Japan, a 70-year-old woman died from E.coli after she dined at a barbecue chain restaurant w..

Omai Vietnamese Restaurant Chelsea

I was practically starving as I walked out of the premiere of Jiro Dreams of Sushi. The movie i..

Fukushima Plate Reads Radiation Levels

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Burger King Meat Monster

It appears that fast food restaurants need to always one up each other. What started with White..

NY Loves Japan

UPDATE: Tickets are now on sale for this event. Click here to purchase. A good friend alerted m..

UN Warning: Collapse of Bee Colonies Now Global – Part 2

Part 1 Part 2 - Colony Collapse Disorder In Japan, 25 percent of the beekeepers have experien..

Hello Kitty Brown Rice Nori Chips

I found the most delightfully Japanese product at the NY Restaurant Show: Hello Kitty Nori Chip..

Interview with Food Blogger Cyndi Allison

We heard about Cyndi for the first time when we interviewed Wilfred Reinke about his blog Oshaw..

Sushi Samba Takes Blue Fin Tuna Off Its Menu

We love when restaurants do the right thing. We just heard that Sushi Samba has voluntarily tak..

The Yearly Dolphin Slaughter – Japan’s Best Kept Secret Until Now

As dolphins migrate through the waters of a small bay off the coast of Taiji, Japan, fishing bo..

Japadogs Capture Gold at 2010 Olympic Games

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The Art of Tea at Washington and Lee

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