Branch out beyond sushi and embrace homestyle Japanese cooking with our recipes for gyudon, oyakodon, and okonomiyaki, plus restaurant favorites like ramen, gyoza, and miso soup.
A traditional winter soup, seen through a savory lens.
The secret ingredients: instant miso soup mix and crumbled seasoned nori snack sheets.
21 recipes that harness miso's powerful umami flavor.
Our favorite Japanese recipes, from ramen to tempura to teriyaki and beyond.
You can eat ramen in more ways than you could ever imagine.
Upgrade your instant ramen with these quick and easy hacks.
Build a better rice bowl.
How to make ramen (the noodles!).
Need more dashi in your diet? Let us help.
With a little forethought, a Japanese-style breakfast is just as easy as pancakes and bacon.
Learn to make tempura (almost) like a master.
Don't want to rely on a restaurant for your sashimi and crudo? Here's the information you need.
The unsung umami hero of Japanese cooking.
The basic building blocks of Japanese cooking, and where to find them in the US.
How to get fried rice with distinct grains, each with a slightly chewy fried exterior and a tender bite.
What's the best way to cook a frozen dumpling? Kenji breaks it down
In the land of Cup Noodles, the Cup Noodle is king.
A guide to Japanese style ramen noodles of every kind.
Iconic food scenes from Studio Ghibli animated films.
The fermented soy bean product that's gaining newfound popularity.
A chat with Mike Satinover, lord of ramen.
See how some of Japan's best knives are forged.
The un-Japanese restaurant gives diners what they want: a good time.
Highlights of a food-focused trip to Japan.
Only a few chefs in the US make fresh soba by hand every day; here's a peek at the process
One writer's quest to find a new regular tempura spot in Tokyo leads to...not tempura.
Ramen, soba, sushi, and more! 9 essential stops in Tokyo no visitor should miss