Hands On

What To Expect From Houston's New Michelin-Starred Sushi Chef

Omakase and highbrow sushi define Washington Avenue's elegant new Japanese restaurant.

08/14/2017 By Alice Levitt

Wasabae

Houston's Best Japanese Food, According to Chef Jean Philippe Gaston

Where to find the best sushi, katsu and more.

08/11/2017 By Julia Gsell

Marked-Down Maki

Diamonds in the Rough: Koto Japanese Restaurant Sushi & Bar

Beyond Beltway 8, there's high-quality, low-cost sushi to be found.

07/27/2017 By Beth Levine

Surf & Turf

First Bite: Roka Akor

River Oaks becomes host to the Japanese-themed chain's fifth location.

06/29/2017 By Alice Levitt

Shopping

Namu Shop Brings Stylish Japanese Minimalism to Houston

A natural ethos and timeless, elevated aesthetic define this new online boutique.

04/19/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

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

Festival

Anime Matsuri Is Bigger and Better Than Ever

From the Sailor Moon creator to the largest Japanese fashion show in the country, don't miss this 11th annual event.

04/03/2017 By Emily Juhasz and Rafa Farihah

Peak Weeaboo

Where to Find Japanese Kawaii Fashion: Shop In Wonderland

Lolita fashion lovers have a new haven in Houston.

03/16/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Beat of its Own Drum

Our Latest Obsession: Taiko Japanese Restaurant

This FM 1960 restaurant's mix of austere classics, originals and Westernized dishes is just right.

03/06/2017 By Alice Levitt

Noodling Around

Izakaya Rolls Out Ramen for National Noodle Month

Beginning March 1, the fusion pub will serve six diverse ramen bowls.

02/27/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Editor's Picks

The Montrose Must-Eat List

From neighborhood fixtures to hot new spots, Houston's dining district is more vital than ever.

02/20/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Stick It

Meet Greenway's Strangest New Restaurant, Yokushi Robata

Deceptively, skewers aren't the highlight at this Japanese eatery.

02/14/2017 By Alice Levitt

Happy Hour Guide

Discover the Joys of Japanese Pub Grub

Unleash your sake and biru-loving beast within with some of these exceptional deals.

12/28/2016 By Alice Levitt

Umami-Rama

First Bite: Agu, A Ramen Bistro

Okinawa native Hisashi “Teddy” Uehara is about to open his third Houston ramen bar in less than two months.

12/14/2016 By Alice Levitt

Chirashi & Champon

Zen Japanese Izakaya Brings a Taste of Japan to Montrose

The city's newest izakaya is the real deal.

11/11/2016 By Alice Levitt

The Raw & the Cooked

Learning to Love Westernized Sushi

Maybe foie gras nigiri isn't such a bad idea after all.

10/07/2016 By Victoria Haneveer

Fishy Realness

Sugar Rush: Taiyaki Ice Cream at Kamalan Bakery

The latest novelty dessert to hit Chinatown may please pescatarians.

09/22/2016 By Alice Levitt

Sectioned Off

Our Latest Obsession: Lunch Bento at Soma Sushi

Can we just have one of these lunch boxes every day?

08/26/2016 By Alice Levitt

Matcha Point

Seiwa Market is Open!

The wait for Houston's newest Japanese market is over.

08/08/2016 By Alice Levitt