Local winter cuisine has thrived in Japan for generations. Seafood fished from cold seas and soul-warming, regional hot pot dishes are paired with tipples like sake. World-famous ramen and wagyu beef round out the country's snow-season delicacies. Let your palate discover Japan's rich cultural heritage through its food and drink.
Fresh fish and shellfish caught during the winter months are said to have a concentrated umami flavo
Ramen has become wildly popular the world over. It's a popular food year-round, but a piping-hot bow
For those who visit Japan in the winter months, nothing combats the cold better than delicious nabe
The right drink can complement the flavors of any seasonal cuisine. Sake is a classic choice in Japa