Burgers on the menu for Japan’s new era

Top of the menu for Japan’s new era: millions more burgers and fries

The media are full of excitement about Japan’s new era of beautiful harmony.

But what will people eat in this golden age?

Surprisingly, for a country famous for its sushi and ramen, an awful lot of people in Japan munch through burgers.

So to celebrate the start of the new era, one chef’s invented a burger that weighs three kilograms and costs $900.

Find out the recipe in this week’s Japan Story blog.


Japan Story’s blog is written by former BBC Tokyo Correspondent Duncan Bartlett. Each week he analyses how Japan’s story is being told to the world through the international media.