For good luck in the new year, go on the Seven Lucky Gods pilgrimage (aka Shichifukujin Meguri), which involves visiting seven temples to receive blessings from the deities of good fortune.
Nabe (or hot pot) is a popular dish that's usually enjoyed in groups. Here are some affordable restaurants in the city.
It’s hard to precisely and concisely describe okonomiyaki in English. The common translations of “Japanese pizza” or “Japanese pancake” just don’t do it justice. Literally translated to “grilled as you like it,” okonomiyaki is something like a savory pancake with […]
Although cliché, there’s some serious truth to the fact that the city shows its true colors after dark.
Being a vegan or vegetarian in Tokyo can be challenging. But we've got a 5-step guide to make it easier on those with even the strictest of diets.
Looking to get your junk food on in Tokyo? Don’t fancy a giant bowl of rice with that pork cutlet? Enter the humble kushikatsu.
From vegan junkfood to vegetarian versions of traditional Japanese sets, Tokyo has a growing scene of animal-free restaurants. If you know anything about Japan, you’ll know that it isn’t really a country that’s well suited to vegetarian and vegan diets. […]
Japanese-style pubs for late-night eats, drinks and group hangouts.
One for the history buffs—and everyone else too.