Although March is still cold throughout much of Japan and you may even see some snow, it marks the true beginning of spring. Two major holidays, Hinamatsuri and Higan, make it a festive time well worth celebrating—whatever the weather may be.
Kobe beef, Wagyu and all the information you need to know when looking Japanese beef in America. Includes buying tips and methods to guarantee authenticity.
The next time you feel yourself coming down with something this fall or winter, consider a hot cup of tamagozake to ease the discomfort. Rooted in a rich Japanese tradition, it just might help you feel better.
Washoku is a cultural landmark of Japan, from its traditional tastes to its respectful ceremony. Whether you go out to eat or try some new cooking techniques, washoku can be enjoyed with friends and family wherever you are.
No matter how you choose to celebrate it, Tsukimi or Jyugoya is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the moon in all her glory. Enjoy some delicious Japanese dishes as you pay tribute to the beautiful autumn harvest.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The Japanese breakfast is a combination of healthy foods that make a complete meal, and delivers a large dose of healthy vitamins and minerals that provide a great deal of health benefits.
The traditions that surround Japanese food and dining culture have been fading as Western traditions become popular. However, from seating styles to classic cuisine, there are many ways to preserve this rich cultural history.
Umami Insider's guide to sushi etiquette introduces you to the ins and outs of sushi when dining at home and abroad. It includes tips and guidelines for calling ahead, seating, ordering, tipping, using chopsticks, eating, using condiments and more.
Wake up and smell the miso with a traditional Japanese breakfast full of rich, authentic flavors. Whether you sit down to a meal in a hotel or create one yourself, you'll be sure to enjoy this unique and delightful cuisine.
The Tanabata Festival comes once a year. However, you can enjoy its traditional cuisine anytime with delicious, cold somen noodles. With a variety of options for decorations, the possibilities are as numerous as the stars.