Japan perks up to serious coffee

Oct 14, 2016

Japan perks up to serious coffee

Need a pick-me-up? Try a lychee-flavored coffee infused with jasmine, or a “Chardonnay” espresso served in a wine glass — whatever your taste, Japan’s swashbuckling baristas are bringing some serious sex appeal to the drink. In a country famous for its tea, the Japanese ...

Tochigi ramen voted Japan's best highway rest area food

Sep 27, 2016

Tochigi ramen voted Japan's best highway rest area food

Yuzushio ramen, a speciality from Tochigi Prefecture, won top prize in the country’s first contest of dishes served up at the nation’s michi no eki (highway rest stations). The “Michi-1 Grand Prix” rated 20 food items from michi no eki in 18 prefectures. The ...