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Japanese ramen may be one of the hottest culinary trends in the U.S., but back in Japan, it’s Italian cuisine. When people tire of raw fish? They turn... Read More

The reinvention of this walkable, former punk-rock neighborhood began 10 years ago with the opening of Frank & Easy. At the tiny boutique, owners... Read More

Palace Hotel Tokyo is giving you an up-close-and-personal look at Japan’s beloved sport: Sumo wrestling. Visitors can choose one of two “Grappling Tokyo... Read More

From Japan to NYC:OmenIn Kyoto, this first-rate udon noodle restaurant is at the base of one of the country's largest and most popular temple complexes.... Read More

The core concept behind Japan’s successful Muten Kurazushi Sushi Restaurants is something known as a food “bullet trains”—quick-moving conveyor belts... Read More

Greg Seider’s rules to cocktail-making boil down to one simple but paramount ingredient: inspiration. The peripatetic barman—who earlier this month... Read More

Mumbai: The Bombay CanteenThe Chef: Floyd Cardoz, a pioneer of haute Indian cuisine in New York City.New Digs: A colonial-inspired space near the world... Read More

In order to stock the New York and Tokyo locations of the Museum of Modern Art’s Design Store, Emmanuel Plat and his team spend two months a year... Read More

In mid February, Chef René Redzepi wrapped up his hotly-anticipated pop-up at the Mandarin Oriental Tokyo. Fifty-seven thousand people were on the... Read More

Earlier this month, Godzilla was named official tourism ambassador for Tokyo’s Shinjuku ward, and now (perhaps inevitably) the legendary... Read More

When it comes to L.A.’s top shopping destinations, few are as iconic as the ivy-covered Fred Segal boutique in West Hollywood. Since it’s opening on... Read More

As if the upcoming cherry blossom season and Shinobu Namae’s new bistro in Tokyo weren’t enough to make everybody want to move to Japan, the government... Read More

Leave the jumbo Tumi roller at home if you’re planning to stay at Japan’s Koyasan Kokuu Guesthouse—the sleek, micro rooms are inspired by the country’s... Read More

A five-star rating on Yelp is nice, but there's perhaps no better restaurant recommendation than one that comes from the mouth of a chef. Phaidon's ... Read More

Well, all right: I first set foot there when I was ten, so the moment I catch sight of the logo of the Okura—an easy chair in profile—I feel drawn back... Read More

Japanese chefs are jazzing up the Paris dining scene—no sushi or soy sauce in sight.One of France’s food obsessions of late is whether la gastronomie... Read More

 What are the most expensive cities to visit on business?London?Paris?Zurich?Two consulting firms (one American, one Swiss) studied this question... Read More

Editor’s Pick: The VisionaryJochen Zeitz, Founder of Segera Retreat, Laikipia, KenyaFormer Puma CEO and chairman Jochen Zeitz is on a multiple-front... Read More

Boston-based interior designer, tastemaker and photographer Frank Roop is an avid traveler who looks for creative inspiration wherever he goes, from the... Read More

See our slideshow of the World’s Best Secret Dining Clubs.“Look for the man learning How to Cook Everything. He will direct you to the location of the... Read More

RokurinshaCult ramen haunt in Tokyo Station.The Queue: 120 minutesDuration: 2 hours 15 min.Orders Taken: 01h30Eating Time: 12 minutesPayoff: We’d endure... Read More

Flour Bakery, Boston: Call ahead to reserve your sticky bun—these caramel-smothered, pecan-studded brioche rolls are among the best you’ll ever have. No... Read More

Lay of the LandAsakusa: Catch a glimpse of old-time Tokyo at Asakusa’s seventh-century Senso-ji Temple and family-run artisans’ shops.Ebisu/Daikanyama:... Read More

Style, in a way, functions as a kind of sociocultural GPS, a psychic location finder. You can tell you’re in Paris, of course, because that’s the spire... Read More

Whether you’re navigating vintage markets or the latest boutiques, shopping in the world’s fashion capitals can be overwhelming. T+L pounded the... Read More

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