Toyama's food, dance introduced at Milan expo

Aug 2, 2015

Toyama's food, dance introduced at Milan expo

Food and cultural traditions from Japan’s Toyama Prefecture were introduced to an international audience on Saturday during an event at the world expo in Milan. At the food-themed event’s Japan Pavilion, a chef explained how to prepare masuzushi, a local raw fish dish, by ...

New York's Bareburger opens organic outlet in Tokyo

Jul 15, 2015

New York's Bareburger opens organic outlet in Tokyo

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Don’t call it fast food. New York-based Bareburger, which opens its first restaurant in Tokyo this weekend, says it aims to penetrate the competitive Japanese market by focusing on organic patties and healthy vegetables. Bareburger — whose gourmet burgers will be priced at ¥1,500 and ...

Eager eaters weigh in ahead of July 4 hot dog contest in New York

Jul 4, 2015

Eager eaters weigh in ahead of July 4 hot dog contest in New York

Contestants have hit the scales ahead of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Coney Island’s Nathan’s Famous. Reigning champion Joey Chestnut joined past winners at the weigh-in Friday ahead of the 99-year-old Independence Day boardwalk tradition. The dogs will be served ...