croquettes

Our latest 10,000 yen food challenge is downing 80 croquettes on top of noodles

Or, as we think of it, “P.K. Sanjun takes on the potatoes at Fuji Soba.”

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Japan’s deep-fried ramen croquettes are here, and now it’s time to try them!【Taste test】

”Do we want ramen or fried food?” we asked ourselves, and the answer was “Both, obviously.”

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Deep-fried ramen croquettes now exist in Japan, and we are all powerless to resist them

The ramen croquette is here to satisfy all our guilty pleasure hunger food cravings at once.

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Japanese convenience store’s Above and Beyond Series puts our sense of adventure to the test

Combos including sweet beans & chili powder, chocolate and potato make Mr. Sato wonder if he’s just getting too old for this.

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Lawson 100 to sell three disgusting-looking baked goods that they’re sure we’ll love

Chili peppers, pickled ginger, and potato do battle with anko, mayo and chocolate inside these seemingly hard-to-stomach combos.

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McDonald’s Japan releases new “Ultra” prawn and macaroni croquette burger

The giant creamy croquette burger comes in two delicious varieties, with a very special overhaul for 2016.

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Japan sees America’s Double Down, raises it a crazy deep-fried “sandwich” of its own

As an American living in Japan, I often get comments to the effect of, “People in your home country love fried foods, don’t they?” And really, I can’t argue otherwise. After all, the United States is the birthplace of such culinary contributions as the Double Down, the KFC menu item that replaced the bread in a fried chicken sandwich with two more pieces of fried chicken.

Of course, Japan loves fried foods too, even if it doesn’t eat them with the same frequency, or in the same volume, as America does. As proof, people in Osaka are proving that they can put air quotes around their breadless “sandwiches” too, in the form of the croquette sandwich, which comes wrapped in a fried outer layer.

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