Japan is home to fantastic sushi, incredible haute cuisine, and killer ramen. Follow the lead of Chowhounds who've eaten their way through the country and find out where to go for every meal.

Solo female in Tokyo and Kyoto - confused with food choices

by Aynat62 10 days ago

Hi, I'm going round and round in circles trying to work out where I could eat for 5 nights in Tokyo and 4 nights ...


mutton biryani commented 2 hours ago

Kyoto Non-Japanese Options

by fatcatbehemoth 27 days ago

Hello all. While I've been a long-time lurker here, this is my first post. I am visiting Kyoto this November, and am ...


tanseaway commented 22 hours ago

Sukiyabashi Jiro Honten May 23rd report

by od_sf 3 months ago

Had lunch at Jiro today. Some random thoughts: - Price has gone up (again). This time I paid Y38,700 - no alcohol,...


Lucil commented 21 days ago

Tsukiji fish market moving - will it affect restaurants?

by johnandjane 25 days ago

I had a reservation at Saito in Hong Kong on October 14th... just got an email from the restaurant cancelling it. The...


od_sf commented 25 days ago

Japan trip report May 2018

by Belkisw 3 months ago

Here are my foodie notes from our three week trip to Japan earlier this month. As you will see, I essentially tried t...


Air_wick commented 28 days ago

Tokyo Sushi Recomendation

by bractune 29 days ago

I know this subject has been discussed many times.... Going to Tokyo in late August. I have tried to get reservati...


bractune commented 29 days ago

Looking for Ginza / Shimbashi non-sushi recs

by od_sf 1 month ago

Looking for some non-sushi recommendations for Ginza / Shimbashi areas: Tonkatsu: I usually go to Bairin. How's Ni...


od_sf commented 1 month ago

Tokyo Sushi

by alantpgoh 1 month ago

Hi all, Sorry to add to the myriad of sushi thread here. I happened to be in Tokyo on a last minute trip with an ...


od_sf commented 1 month ago

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To you all Pokemon fans!!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 1 month ago

Available at T&T: Canned sparkling water from Japan featuring 1st generation Pokemon characters

Must try restaurants in Tokyo?

by CatherineMartin88 5 months ago

My husband and I will be in Tokyo for four days and want to be sure all the best local food while we're there! The...


Uncle Yabai commented 1 month ago

Sake Pairings at Sushi Restaurants

by Erodent 1 month ago

Hi all, Noob question. Do most sushi-ya provide a sake pairing, and how much would such a pairing typically cost? ...


Erodent commented 1 month ago

Kyoto Kaiseki with vegetarian menu

by vicpop 2 months ago

Hi! I´m going to be in Japan in October with my wife. She is a vegetarian so I´m trying to find a Kaiseki restauran...


tanseaway commented 1 month ago

Sushi Ya

by mikey8811 3 months ago

Hi Has anyone been to Sushi Ya post Takao Ishiyama? Has the quality been maintained? As an aside, where has Ish...


od_sf commented 1 month ago

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Hakone food recommendations

by jessnutella 1 month ago

Hi, I did a search on must eats in Hakone only to find an unanswered post. Does anyone have recommendations? D...

Tokyo/Kyoto Top Sushi on Short Notice (end of Feb/early Mar)?

by sundropforever 6 months ago

hey CH! i've had flights booked for months and months but haven't nailed down hotels etc. until, well, now. i'll be i...


aprmayjun commented 1 month ago

Advice on high end Tokyo hotel location

by alemon 1 year ago

Hi All, I've been researching an upcoming trip to Japan extensively on this site and I am very thankful for all of...


od_sf commented 2 months ago

Vegetarian traveling with omnivores in Tokyo and Kyoto

by kcmorders 8 months ago

I'll be visiting Tokyo and Kyoto this spring with an extended family group. I'm the only vegetarian (ovo/lacto/no das...


kcmorders commented 2 months ago

Matsusaka Side Trip for Beef?

by erica 3 months ago

Planning trip to Japan for late fall this year which (as of now) will include Tokyo, Kyoto, and a hotel on the Ise Sh...


tanseaway commented 2 months ago

Must Eat in Hokkaido?

by astroboychorong 2 years ago

Hi, so now I have finalised my itinerary, just some tweaking at the end. Now I'm reading on what to eat. Please...


astroboychorong commented 2 months ago

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Sushi Arai - 7/15 lunch need one more person

by yana3 2 months ago

Friend can’t make it anymore, prepaid for reservation via Tableall. Lunch at sous chef counter. Anyone want to go? 26...