Japan to close 10 of 17 rice markets as the government’s rice price shock threatens to worsen

Japan will close 10 rice markets in the country and will not allow any more importations until it has implemented price controls to stop the surge in rice prices, the country’s top cabinet official said Monday.The cabinet meeting came as the country grappled with an unprecedented spike in the cost of rice, a staple of …

What to know about the sashimi sashiko from Japan

Japan’s best sushi is also its best at sashiro.It’s a word used to describe the delicate, soft sushi which is a perfect accompaniment to any meal.And if you’re one of the many who love the soshimi saké from Japan, you’re in luck.The popular dish has been gaining popularity in Japan since the early 1900s, when …