Restaurant Guide

Restaurant Guide

Cafe Matsugamine: A hip spot with an impressive drink list

Restaurant Guide
March 29, 2017
Located steps away from the Utsunomiya Castle Ruins Park this café is a great stop no matter what time of day.

Fine tuna joint: Kurobatei (near Yokosuka)

Restaurant Guide
March 29, 2017
Kurobatei, owned and run by chef Yoshio Yamada, is one of the most renowned tuna restaurants in Japan.

Noodle joint in Misawa has a nostalgic feel

Restaurant Guide
March 29, 2017
I couldn’t help but feel nostalgic as I sat there enjoying my hot noodle bowl at Misawa-eki Shokudo.

Hiroshima shows how war can help change what we eat

News
March 26, 2017
HIROSHIMA — It’s midday on a Thursday and Yoshihiro Ueuchi is preparing to preach some culinary gospel.

A taste of Nepal right outside Yokosuka’s gates

Restaurant Guide
March 26, 2017
Just a minute walk from Yokosuka Naval Base’s Womble Gate, the newly opened Gorkha Palace is a cozy Indian-Nepalese restaurant offering tasty fare. Upon hearing about it, I...

‘FAMIRESU’: Family restaurants in Land of the Rising Sun

News
March 23, 2017
Located from the northern island of Hokkaido through the southernmost island of Okinawa, family restaurants, aka ‘famiresu’, offer a variety of unique menu items at a reasonable...
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