Editor's Picks

There's More to the Menus at These 11 Japanese Restaurants Than Sushi

Where to take advantage of the Land of the Rising Sun's culinary diversity in Houston.

04/17/2017 By Alice Levitt

Open Road

Houstonasia: Traveling Abroad with Your Texas Mom

Once upon a time there was a son who dreamed of taking a trip to Asia with his mother, who did not want to go.

09/19/2016 By Scott Vogel

Travel

At the Park Hotel Tokyo, the Art is the Deal

When life gives you lemons, redo the walls.

07/13/2016 Photography by Scott Vogel

Hello City

We’re Big on Japan—Like, Really Big

This year’s Japan Fest is expected to draw over 30,000 people—which, as it happens, is 10 times the size of our actual Japanese population.

03/31/2016 By Nick Esquer

Kawaii Cool

When Hello Kitty Ate The Woodlands

How was Hello Kitty Cafés stop at The Woodlands Mall? Very sweet.

03/02/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Weekly Steals

Revive With a Trip to Japan, New Zealand or Thailand

Going home for the holidays is tough, but taking a vacay afterward is the best way to rejuvenate.

12/03/2015 By Marianella Orlando

Japan

Little City vs. Big City

Why Kyoto has more to offer than Tokyo

09/17/2015 By Akshaya Iyer

Bucket List

The Other 7 Wonders of the World

They're wonderful too.

09/01/2015 By Akshaya Iyer

cultural tourism

Turning Japanese, Houston-Style

With Anime Matsuri and the Japan Festival on the horizon, this is the month for all things East Asian.

03/31/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Grocery Games

First Location of Japanese Supermarket Chain to Open in Houston

It's never been a better time to be an Asian grocery store guru in Houston.

03/27/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

visual art

Requiem for the Avant-Garde

Major new MFAH exhibition examines experimental Japanese art and photography from the 1960s and '70s.

03/20/2015 By Michael Hardy

Exhibition

Japanese American WWII Soldiers Finally Get Their Due

Tens of thousands of Japanese Americans served on the American side in WWII, even while their relatives were being held in internment camps.

12/19/2013 By Michael Hardy

On the Table

Ramenarama

Getting to the bottom of Japan’s favorite bowl of noodles.

08/01/2013 By Robb Walsh Photography by Nick de la Torre

New on Tap

Hitachino Nest in Houston

An iconic owl lands in Houston from the Far East world of craft beer.

06/03/2013 By Leslie Sprague