Articles

  • Summertime Sunshine

    Hot, humid, bustling … and beautiful? Yes, summer in Japan is unlike anything you’ve experienced in other parts of the world. Here’s why. The warmest season of the year often means most people wou...

  • food Wonderland

    A trip to Nagasaki Prefecture is bound to widen your gourmet horizon. Be sure to give these yummy creations a shot on your visit!...

  • Mr. Howard Lo / One Man and His Su...

    People often ask me where I got the idea to set up a standing sushi bar. Why a sushi bar, when I am American-Chinese? Why a standing sushi bar? In the first place, why gastronomy, when my background w...

  • Check Out The Sights In Yamaguchi...

    Though many come here to visit the famed Yuda Onsen, this fascinating city also has many attractions that pay tribute to notable historcal figures....

  • Yamaguhi Prefecture

    Oidemase! That means “welcome” in Yamaguchi dialect. “Where exactly is Yamaguchi?” we hear you ask. The westernmost prefecture on Honshu, it might not be the first place that first-time visitors to...

  • A Bountiful Harvest

    Springtime spells the end of winter and the abundance of fresh produce. Tokyo Sushi Academy shows you creative ways to enjoy Japan’s Spring vegetables. Japanese cuisine places a strong emphasis on ...

  • Springtime Spectacle

    Whether it is Japan’s food, flora or festivals that you find yourself endlessly fascinated with, spring has something for everyone. If spring in Japan conjures up mental images of picturesque lands...

  • Glorious grains

    Japanese rice (Japonica rice) is the foundation of the Japanese diet, and is omnipresent at almost every meal. Just what is it about this food staple that makes it revered the world over? Japanese ...

  • CHEF BRUNO MENARD / Bite into This

    “This burger is called ‘Three Little Pigs’ because it uses three types of pork – pork fillet, chorizo sausage and bacon. It doesn’t sound like it’s inspired by any Japanese ingredients but, trust me, ...

  • Yamaguchi’s Finest

    You can get great food everywhere you go in Japan, but you’d truly be missing out if you don’t take the chance to sample some regional specialties. For the best of what Yamaguchi prefecture has to off...

  • Tasty Landscapes

    Shikino Nagamori and Tomoni Takaoka met as colleagues while they were both working at an architecture firm. They soon bonded over a common artistic vision – to create stunning works of art using food ...

  • Bring Home a Piece of Yamaguchi

    These gifts and souvenirs will mean so much more once you find out more about the stories behind them....