food

Shaved ice? No thanks – we’re having a shaved milkshake at this Japanese cafe instead!【Photos】

And naturally we’re getting a fist-sized purin pudding as a topping.

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McDonald’s adds Doraemon exclusives to its menu in Japan【Taste test】

Anime tie-up inspired by the flavours of a Japanese summer festival.

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Eating every kind of cold noodle dish from Family Mart to stave off the summer heat【Taste test】

‘Tis the season for cold noodles!

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This super easy cold Korean spicy ramen dish will make summer 100 times more delicious

Not all spicy food has to be hot; sometimes, it’s refreshing!

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Go shopping with our Japanese reporter as he experiences Costco in the U.S. for the first time

Feeling like a large child with king-sized candy bar dreams, he entered a whole new world of delight with a few big surprises.

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A senbero with deer in Nara Park turns into a weird fever dream

We should’ve known better than to attempt a 200-yen senbero in a park during a heatwave.

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The most expensive ice cream in Japan? Metallic soft serve frays the nerves of staff who make it

Sparkly soft serve gives you equally sparkly poops the next day.

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New pickled ginger drink takes ginger shots to a whole other level

Are you game enough to drink pickle juice? 

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What’s the secret behind these three rice bowls?

There’s more, or maybe less, to this trio than meets the eye.

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Matcha improves sleep quality, social cognition, researchers say, and you don’t need to drink it

Results of year-long clinical trial give us more reasons than ever to drink, or eat, matcha.

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How to make the most beautiful at-home tamagokakegohan ever with a 100 yen store kitchen gadget

After a trip to the 100 yen shop, our TKG looks like a million bucks.

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We fall in love with a bucket of Japanese custard pudding【Taste test】

Something else to check off our bucket (of pudding) list.

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Salt Milk Bean Paste…Omelette? Japanese bakery adds a surprise to its cake section

A new treat that’s got everyone talking.

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New Kirby Cafe coming to Japan’s most underappreciated foodie town with exclusive menu items

Kirby, and his appetite, show some love to Nagoya.

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When life gives you McDonald’s curry sauce, make…curry rice!

How successful with this experiment be? 

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Starbucks Japan’s new cream pie’s looks are freaking people out

”Pearl chocolate” looks like something else, many are saying.

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Japanese candy Hi-Chew says a heartfelt, ridiculous goodbye as it retires Green Apple flavor【Vid】

Famous anime voice actor voices flavor that’s stepping out of the spotlight after 40 years.

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Mega Nigiri Sushi in Okinawa is top quality AND super cheap, a unicorn in the sushi world

Looking for top-quality sushi at an incredibly low price in the capital of Okinawa? This hidden gem will tick all your boxes. 

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McDo…raemon! McDonald’s Japan offering Doraemon Shake and pie for festival season

It’s like an Anywhere Door for your sweet tooth.

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Attention home takoyaki chefs! Japan now has a specialty store for takoyaki flour【Taste test】

The Kansai region loves octopus dumplings, but will our Kansai-born takoyaki fan love this store’s flour?

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