Information about things to do in Japan, restaurants, films, destinations and more.

Review excerpt: Although Tokyo has one of the best restaurant scenes in the world, sometimes you’d rather eschew the high-end and complex for simple, nourishing dishes, the kind you’ll find at Tiny Peace Kitchen.

The great film director Akira Kurosawa was a connoisseur of Japanese cuisine in the widest sense -- he especially liked his meat and chicken, it is reported. But he was also an aficionado of te-uchi (fresh, handmade) soba. So that is why, after his ...

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