Japanese food

Housewives beware: Japan's online osechi fiasco
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Housewives beware: Japan's online osechi fiasco

If you're going to buy your food online, be warned: you might not only get garbage, you might get blamed for it too
To fish or to finish? An insider’s view of Tsukiji tuna market
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To fish or to finish? An insider’s view of Tsukiji tuna market

A tuna auctioneer reflects on the fate of the market beleaguered by overfishing and excess tourism
New machine makes bread from rice
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New machine makes bread from rice

The gopan attempts to revolutionize home bread making in Japan
Does Japan have the least impressive booth at Cannes?
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Does Japan have the least impressive booth at Cannes?

We know there's a recession and all, but Japan's showing at the Cannes Film Festival's Palais des Festivals is staggeringly cheap
Larvae of love: Komatsuya Honten's bug sweets
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Larvae of love: Komatsuya Honten's bug sweets

This Valentine's Day, nothing says "I love you" like a box of maggot-shaped chocolates
Cute Yummy Time: Hockey Penguin Onigiri
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Cute Yummy Time: Hockey Penguin Onigiri

A new cookbook "Cute Yummy Time" gives rice balls the cuteness treatment in this second of four recipes
Japan's best food bloggers
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Japan's best food bloggers

Global Voices Online offers a round-up of five Japanese bloggers who skillfully capture their finest dining moments
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