Barbecue lovers have long been lamenting the lack of the good stuff in Japan. Understandably, Japan wasn’t big on meat-eating for extended periods in its history, so huge meat bonanzas became rare.…

The abundance of bakeries scattered throughout major cities would certainly lead one to believe that despite being a rice-loving nation, Japan does have room in its heart for bread. From French patisseries…

Following a gluten-free diet isn’t a fad for some people, it’s a necessity. But navigating the food world in a foreign language is difficult. Even so, a gluten-free Tokyo experience is possible and…

Most people living in Tokyo don’t own or drive cars. There are many reasons why, ranging from expensive parking to an efficient public transportation system. One simply doesn’t need a car in…

Living in Japan since 1976, John Davis has always loved the food here. But like many members of the international community, he found the country lacked a good selection of cheese. “I…

Approximately 100 years ago, the great American prose stylist F. Scott Fitzgerald coined the phrase “The Jazz Age.” The term encapsulated the Roaring Twenties, Gertrude Stein’s “Lost Generation,” Gatsby, Hemingway and a…