I think it’s safe to say that Japan exceeded all our expectations. Everywhere we went I felt like Japan was a harmony of unlike things, incense and heady sandalwood mixed in with bullet trains and motion sensors, shrines in shades of charcoal right beside cafes with ... READ MORE
Man cannot live on eel alone. Sushi may be the country’s most famous export, but Japan’s culinary ecosystem span stellar street food, artful tasting menus, rib-sticking bar snacks and noodle soups that inspire Beatles- (or Bieber-) level devotion. Contributor Emily Saladino explores traditional delicacies beyond the sushi bar. Douzo meshiagare!
Ever seen Jiro dreams of sushi? Today's infographic is kind of a refresher on the amount of training needed to become a real sushi chef, or Itamae-San. It'll also cover sushi etiquette and traditional aspects of the sushi culture.