green tea

Matcha Fair comes to Ikea with all things green tea

Home furnishings have never been so bittersweet.

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We try Mister Donut’s new collab with Kyoto matcha sweets specialist Gion Tsujiri 【Taste Test】

Are the new matcha and hojicha donuts as good as they sound?

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Mister Donut teams up with Gion Tsujiri again, this time with Uji Matcha and Uji Hojicha flavors

The famous Kyoto confectionary shop and popular donut chain bring us houjicha-flavored collabs for the first time ever

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This green tea soda from Shizuoka in a sense betrayed us, but also placated us【Taste test】

Its flavor came as a surprise…but we soon learned it was better than the alternative. 

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Sakura and matcha combine forces in new desserts from Kyoto’s Itohkyuemon

No need to choose between Japan’s two best sweets flavors as tea merchant gives you both.

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Famous Japanese sword becomes tiny sweets knife in order to slice into matcha pound cake

Celebrate the 100-year anniversary of Ashikaga City in Tochigi with these fun commemorative goods.

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Matcha cake from one of Japan’s top tea towns has a one-month wait, but is it worth it?【Taste test】

Teen shogi phenomenon Sota Fujii sets off surge in popularity for the Chabatake.

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Taste-testing every single sakura sweet and cherry blossom drink we could find at Mujirushi

Sakura storm into Muji’s sweets section, and we are powerless to resist this delicious dozen.

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Starbucks Japan releases a Japanese Chai Tea Latte…at only two locations

Unusual local ingredients make this one of the best drinks we’ve ever had at Starbucks.

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Cyber Chakai aims to make Japan’s tea ceremony traditions more accessible with modern technology

Unobtrusive guidance helps tea ceremony guests understand centuries-old etiquette.

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Using Starbucks Japan’s hot water to make ochazuke, one of Japan’s best comfort foods

Mr. Sato thinks he may have found the next thing the coffeehouse chain should add to its menu.

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Why do Japanese hot spring inns give you tea and sweets at check-in? For your own safety

It may not be the only reason, but part of the plan is that green tea and wagashi will help keep you safe during your stay.

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Vending machine makes commuters smile at Japanese train station

Tokyo station lives up to its name with a good old-fashioned pun.

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Japan has “Matcha Ink”…that you can drink?

These matcha delicacies are gorgeous, and so is their packaging!

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Krispy Kreme releasing new donuts and drink that blend Japanese flavors and European desserts

Delicious Japanese flavors of European classics turned into donuts!

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Starbucks releases 47 Frappuccinos around Japan, we try the one for Nara Prefecture

Can this Frappuccino capture the flavour of a region famous for deer and the giant Buddha? 

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From tea field to teacup: How do you make green tea from freshly picked tea leaves?

We spend a day on the farm learning how much work goes into a single cup of tea.

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Starbucks to sell limited-edition hojicha latte cups at convenience stores for the summer

Love the roasted variety of green tea? Then you don’t want to miss this!

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Starbucks Delivers: New service expands in Japan with exclusive sets for delivery customers

Doughnut and matcha sets you can’t buy in stores.  

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“Drinkable pistachios”: A nutty matcha lover’s dream beverage

Pistachio and matcha are a match made in green tea heaven! 

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