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How a unique island culture is taking its own version of "local" a step further
After slurping down noodles in 1,000 stores, the "ramen guy" untangles the complex flavors of Japan's diverse dish.
Let us count the ways Japan's capital city engages, puzzles and bewitches
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From magic floating carpets to virtual fishing games, 3D paint brushes and robots made from garbage, it’s all here
Kobe beef has the bigger name, but Wagyu beef can be as flavorful and important in a Japanese restaurant
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Thanks to Zooey Deschanel, traditional randoseru schoolbags see a surge in popularity among travelers
In spite of media hype and the definite problems elsewhere in Japan, it's business as usual in the capital