When Yahya Almasri heard Japan had closed the door on other students fleeing war, he decided he had to do something.
In Sakai, Osaka Prefecture, two things are certain: You're never far from the remains of dead people and you're never far from a knife. The two are connected, but not in the way you might think. Historically an important seaport with a current population of ...
Over the course of nearly 60 years, the Tsuji Culinary Institute has turned out 140,000 chefs and patissiers, in the process becoming the largest culinary school in Japan.
At Kawahara, expect a multi-course kaiseki meal that presents seasonal foods in unexpected, playful ways.
When visiting Otto Knot, a cozy neighborhood cafe in the city of Takatsuki, don't miss their homemade raspberry sauce and ice cream-topped waffles.
Everyone wants to eat well in Japan, but it can be difficult to secure reservations at the best spots. Restaurant booking services, like TableAll, make it easier, for a price.
At Ayanokoji Karatsu, chef Shosaku Karatsu is bringing bold dishes and flavors to Kyoto's classic kaiseki scene.
Dai's sandwich deli and cafe has gourmet sandwiches, designed to please both eye and stomach.
"Japan: The Cookbook" is a classic recipe book that runs the gamut of Japanese cooking techniques, drawing on Nancy Singleton Hachisu's wealth of experience and culinary conections.
Beignet's French-style kushiage skewers are served bite-sized, elegantly plated and with an Asian twist.