Cambridge Udon Restaurant Yume Ga Arukara to Expand to Boston

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Cambridge’s phenomenal udon shop Yume Ga Arukara, which opened five years ago, is expanding across the river to Boston’s Seaport District this winter, opening at the in-the-works area called the Superette, which will ultimately be a “European-inspired grand piazza” full of dining options and other retail. The Cambridge location of […]

Japanese fatty fish foreshadow climate change

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STORY: What has fatty fish got to do with climate change? For half a century, fisherman Takeo Nakajo has been catching katsuo fish in Japan’s Kochi prefecture. But he and his fellow fishermen are getting concerned about the future. “The katsuo we caught this spring are fatty. Before, the fish […]

New Japanese sushi restaurant to open near Pearl

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Nineteen Hyaku will occupy 5,000 square feet on the ground floor of the new tower at 1900 Broadway. The name is a nod to both the building’s address and the restaurant’s mission. “Hyaku” means “hundred” in Japanese, and Nineteen Hyaku owners Emily and Houston Carpenter of Carpenter Carpenter Hospitality said […]

Japanese Artist Makes Crystal Clear Desserts

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For some dessert lovers, the appearance of the treat is just as important as the taste. Well, food artist Tomei—whose name means clear or transparent in Japanese—specializes in stunning crystal clear confections. She crafts jelly cakes with a translucent appearance, suspending ingredients like strawberries and flowers in the form of […]

4 Vegetarian Japanese food recipes to try at home

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Japanese cuisine has a lot in the pipeline for vegans and vegetarians. Right from delicious curries to nourishing salads- the Japanese cuisine has something for everyone other than delectable sushi or soul-soothing ramen. The culinary blend of Japan uses mild distinct flavours and often relishes non-spicy food items to gain […]