Japan

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.

Chef Headed to Tokyo

by SPICESupperClub 1 month ago

Ok. First trip to Japan and will be spending 4 days in Tokyo. I'm looking for some guidance on a few specialties I'...

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Shirang commented 1 day ago

Great Ten-don in Tokyo

by Algerena 16 days ago

Hi all, Does anyone have recommendations for good places for tempura-don in Tokyo, particularly for lunch? I'm che...

tanseaway commented 3 days ago

Seeking Local Help w/ Tokyo Dining Itinerary Please!

by OliverB 21 days ago

Kon'nichiwa, Tokyo CH! It's been 3 whole years since our last visit to Japan (feels a lot longer!) and we can't wa...

tanseaway commented 3 days ago

Sendai City: Recommendations

by tostada 22 days ago

I'll be heading to Sendai City for the first time in a few weeks and I've read that gyutan is something that can't be...

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tostada commented 5 days ago

Takumi Shingo or Sushi Sho Saito

by robs87 12 days ago

Hi all, I have an upcoming January trip to Tokyo and have a slot for a Sho-style sushi meal. I have narrowed it d...

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Ninisix commented 10 days ago

Sukiyabashi Jiro Lunch

by astroboychorong 12 days ago

I just got reseration for lunch at Sukiyabashi Jiro Roppongi. I deposited 20,000 yen to secure my place to their b...

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Ninisix commented 11 days ago

(2017) Short Hokkaido Trip Itinerary - Advice Appreciated

by JBG89 1 month ago

Hi all, I'm planning a very short trip this coming week in Hokkaido and would really appreciate any advice on my f...

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teriyakichi commented 28 days ago

tokyo and kyoto great food with kids

by super_al 1 month ago

hey all, my wife nqd i are big fans of japan, and are taking our kids (7, 5 and 2) for the first time for 10 days to ...

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teriyakichi commented 1 month ago

Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto Restaurant Holiday Closures For Year End

by mikey8811 1 month ago

Hi Am planning a trip to Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto towards the end of the year ie. from 24 December to 7 January. ...

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shakti2 commented 1 month ago

Kyoto - help with kaiseki meal

by suzette82 1 month ago

Hi everyone! Since I didn't get any responses to my Osaka post asking for ideas, I'm narrowing it down to one kais...

hblnk commented 1 month ago

Osaka - where to eat?

by suzette82 2 months ago

Hi Chowhounds! We're visiting Osaka for 5 days in November. 1. Are there any interesting kappo / kaiseki restaura...

hblnk commented 1 month ago

Foodie trip to Japan during cherry blossom season

by nikkiv 2 months ago

Hi all, I am planning a 2.5 week honeymoon trip to Japan next year in March! I have planned the following so ...

tanseaway commented 1 month ago

Exp with Booking Arai Through Pocket Concierge

by endyyy 2 months ago

Hi All, I'm looking to book sushi Arai through pocket concierge, but wanted to see if anyone has experience bookin...

tanseaway commented 1 month ago

Ginza Hirayama vs Shima vs Hakushu Shibuya

by astroboychorong 2 months ago

In dilemma to dine in which restaurant. Would like to hear first experience from those who have eaten here. Thank you

tanseaway commented 1 month ago

Suggestions for our Honeymoon (Tokyo/Kyoto)

by therunningman 7 months ago

My fiance and I will be going to Japan in December for our honeymoon. I'm really looking to book a couple of special ...

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suzette82 commented 1 month ago

Japanese noodle company invents noise cancelling fork to mask offensive slurping

by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

" . . . When the slurp alert is triggered, the fork sends a signal to the user’s mobile phone, which plays the soothi...

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ruprecht25 commented 2 months ago

American sushi in Tokyo

by Robb S 2 months ago

Does anyone know of any restaurants that serve American sushi in Tokyo? You know - California rolls, spider rolls - ...

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Foxeyblue commented 2 months ago

Dinner in Akasaka area

by foodieto123 2 months ago

Looking for suggestions on dinner around Akasaka area (staying at the Ritz) on the first day after a long flight - no...

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happecamper commented 2 months ago

Jiro Roppongi vs Sushi Umi vs Sushi Sho Masa

by astroboychorong 2 months ago

As the title states, I'm looking to have lunch in either Jiro Roppongi vs Sushi Umi vs Sushi Sho Masa. What'd you ...

Charles Yu commented 2 months ago

Meals in Tokyo

by thwysg 6 months ago

Having a trip with the mister from late Jan to mid Feb 2018. We will only be staying in Tokyo for 5 nights before mov...

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LeighMB commented 2 months ago