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Vegan Japanese BBQ Meat Is Now a Thing

Vegan Japanese BBQ Meat Is Now a Thing

Next Meats Co. is launching a line of vegan meat for Japanese BBQ, or "yakiniku." This style of grilled meat is extremely popular in Japan, and typically centers on the cooking of bite-sized pieces of...
This Japanese Island Is Using Vegan Food to Attract Tourists

This Japanese Island Is Using Vegan Food to Attract Tourists

Hokkaido is encouraging restaurants to offer more plant-based food in order to accommodate vegetarian and vegan visitors. The number of international travelers visiting Japan's northern-most island has increased in recent years, many of whom require...

Wagamama’s Vegan Egg Rice Bowl Is Coming to the U.S.

Popular Japanese-inspired British restaurant chain Wagamama is launching a vegan egg rice bowl across the UK and U.S. Originally developed by vegan chef Gaz Oakley, known as Avant-Garde Vegan, the restaurant trailed the egg last...

Why No One Ate Meat in Japan for 12 Centuries

Around the world, eating meat has become an ingrained part of food culture for many people. Westernization has prompted many countries in Asia to adopt more meat-heavy diets. In Japan, a nation that has historically...
5 Travel Tips for Finding and Eating the Best Vegan Food in Tokyo, Japan

5 Travel Tips for Eating the Best Vegan Food in Tokyo

Tokyo is the capital of Japan and the world's most populous metropolis. Known for its bustling city streets, tech-savvy inventions, and unique cuisine, Tokyo is on many traveller's bucket lists. However, navigating a notoriously-seafood-loving...

11 Vegan Cookbooks From 11 Different Cuisines Around the World

There are so many varied and exciting flavors around the globe that might differ from what is offered in your hometown. Experimenting with these tastes, all while staying cruelty-free, is a great way to...

Yasai Yakisoba (Japanese Vegetable Chow-mein)

Yakisoba is a Japanese chow-mein dish that translates to ‘fried buckwheat’ and Yasai translates to ‘vegetables’, resulting in a Japanese vegetable chow-mein! Soba noodles are made using buckwheat which is rich in protein, fibre and...