Food, Recipes, Catering in Japan

Information on Japanese food, how to read food labels, delivery services, and more

Learning to cook Japanese food or dining at a traditional Japanese restaurant may be an unforgettable experience and memory for non-Japanese staying in Japan. Japanese food may however not be what you want to eat every day while living in Japan. You may want to get food from your home country, use a food delivery service for your convenience, or you may require halal food for religious reasons.

Here we have made a list of useful articles including English websites for Japanese Food Recipes, English speaking Food Delivery services, How to read Food Labels in Japan, International Supermarkets, and information for vegetarians, specifically selected within central Tokyo.

Japanese cooking classes in Tokyo - Learn how to cook Japanese food

Japanese food is generally considered a healthy, flavorful way to eat with a wide variety of types of dishes, ingredients, and flavors to choose from. And, there are lots of restaurants in Tokyo serving traditional Japanese food so you never run out of options if you like eating out. That said, if y…

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Reading food expiration dates in Japan

In Japan, the expiration date and the consumption date are determined based on the JAS Law and the Food Sanitation Law. While in Japan, have you ever wondered where the expiration date on food products are?Here we will explain what the dates on food products in Japan mean. There are usually 2 differ…

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Pick the right fish for your dish - How to read seafood labels in Japan

Expats in Japan often shop at local supermarkets. But unfortunately, the food labels are not in English. Seafood labels are especially difficult to understand and select for your particular dish. You often see the lables of "生食用" (for raw food), "刺身用" (for sashimi), "加熱用" (for heating), "焼き魚用" (for…

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How to Read Japanese Nutrition Labels

Japanese supermarkets, or konbini, along with vending machines offer a variety of delicacies, with eye-catching and colorful packages. However, you may also become particularly aware of the language gap when delving into Japanese food. Important details are often written in kanji or katakana, makin…

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Allergies in Japan: How to Read Japanese Food Labels

Japan has a diverse food culture that enjoys experimenting with a variety of ingredients with a strong emphasis on soy, wheat, fish, and shellfish. It just so happens that these four ingredients are included in the group of eight foods that account for 90 percent of all food-allergic reactions. All…

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Eating Outside in Tokyo: Know the Rules, Avoid a Food Fight

Tokyo is one of the most desirable cities for an eat-and-walk experience, but it’s important to know the rules and etiquette before dining in a park or on the go.

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Food Delivery & Catering in Tokyo

Are you having one of those nights when you just don't feel like making dinner but as you're about to leave your home you look outside to find it raining cats and dogs? Or maybe you're having a party and you need to have food catered since your kitchen isn't equipped to handle baking two dozen enchi…

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Azabu-Juban Michelin Star Restaurants: Dine at Some of Tokyo’s Best

The Michelin Guide has become synonymous with fine dining across the world. Given its French origins, you might expect Paris to host the most Michelin-starred restaurants. Actually, the record is held by Tokyo. With 230 such restaurants and 13 three-star restaurants as of 2019, Japan’s capital is an…

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Ebisu Restaurants: Top Tokyo Luxury Neighborhood Dining Spots

Named after one of the seven Japanese gods of fortune, Tokyo’s upscale Ebisu neighborhood has certainly enjoyed the fortune of being a thriving economic area within the bustling metropolis. A residential area located just beside the high-traffic, high-end shopping district of Shibuya, Ebisu shows i…

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Traditional Japanese Food in Shibuya: Old-School Eats in Young Tokyo

Looking to enjoy old-school dining in Tokyo’s young, vibrant Shibuya district? Enjoy these top 10 restaurants for an unforgettable dining experience.

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