food

KFC Japan releases official Kentucky Fried ramen recipe, other Japanese-inspired cooking ideas

Ramen and okonomiyaki made with the Colonel’s blend of 11 herbs and spices?

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This “shiitake mushroom” is one of the most mind-blowing pieces of Nintendo fan art ever【Video】

It may not be Mario, but you can practically hear the character shout “It’s me!”

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We make delicious French toast using a LOT of Japanese custard pudding

A whole kilogram (2.2 pounds) of custard pudding, to be precise.

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How to make a shaved ice dessert out of instant noodles

Spoiler alert: We won’t be making this ever again. 

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The 10 best spicy foods for 2021 as chosen by our Tokyo writer

Start pouring the milk, because it’s heating up in Japan.

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Cup Noodle flavored Umaibo snacks coming, but getting one is a little tricky

A little luck might be needed to get your favorite.

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Another Akihabara icon disappears as famous rice bowl restaurant closes its doors

Sad demise of this Tokyo branch breaks our hearts.

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Japanese Sumi Toaster brings charcoal cooking technology to sliced bread

A new way to create the perfect slice of toast.

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We drop big bucks on the Big Stream Soumen Slider Mega Las Vegas, but is it worth it?

Because why do something normally when you can do it Vegas-style instead?

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McDonald’s Japan’s version of the viral TikTok apple pie hack

How to create the “ultimate dessert” that’s got everyone talking on social media. 

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Mr Sato goes head-to-head with a giant cream soda parfait in a Tokyo cafe

Enormous dessert’s clown-like face belies the monstrosity that lies within. 

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What’s inside the McDonald’s Big Smile Bag in Japan

All part of the chain’s Japan-exclusive 50th anniversary celebrations.

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How to cook rice in a Ziploc container【SoraKitchen】

Turn your Tupperware into a rice cooker with this simple cooking hack from Japan. 

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Japanese Black Wagyu from Yoshinoya – Premium beef isn’t just for politicians anymore!【Taste test】

Once only available in the halls of Japan’s parliament, you can now get this special gyuju nationwide.

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Survey finds Japan’s most satisfying restaurants for 2021

It’s not so lonely at the top of this ranking.

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Mr. Sato eats luxurious fish from a vending machine, doesn’t get food poisoning

Mr. Sato taste tests some famous fish from Shizuoka.

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Yoshinoya’s wagyu beef box for Japanese politicians

We eat an exclusive menu item inside the National Diet Building.

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Toast Soba: Cancelled before it goes on sale due to popularity

Fusion breakfast item pulled from the menu before sales begin. 

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Japanese beef bowl chain Matsuya now lets you exchange your rice for a salad, for free

Cut the calories and the carbs, even at a fast-food chain!

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Drunk customer who threw coins at Tokyo bento shop gets arrested

Justice is served to liquored-up customer who got violent over not getting the service he wanted.

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