Japanese convenience stores

Which Japanese convenience store has the best onsen tamago hot spring eggs?

We put 7-Eleven, Family Mart and Lawson to the test in this battle between runny eggs. 

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Lawson drops our Christmas cake, responds with god-like customer service

Japanese customer service pulls through to make up for a sweet tragedy.

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7-Eleven Japan’s new Uji Matcha Bavarois keeps an old sweets store’s tradition alive

One of Tokyo’s most famous sweets stores may have closed, but this new dessert honours its legacy.

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New Japanese convenience store sandwiches feel like they’re out to kill us

A katsu sandwich and doughnut sandwich so immense they’re simply called “THE Calorie”.

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Japanese convenience store chain wows us with its hidden street food

This is one product that’s too good to be kept a secret.

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Mega Yakisoba Pan takes Japanese convenience store food to crazy new places

Convenience store chain’s extreme yakisoba bread is even frightening the locals.

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This 7-Eleven convenience store causes a buzz with foreigners online

No other 7-Eleven in Japan can compete with this branch’s claim to fame.

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This Japanese convenience store in Tokyo has a Subway inside it

You don’t find Family Marts like this every day. 

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Japanese convenience store food takes a walk on the weird side with…cup pork?

New range of Japanese dishes, ready in less time than it takes to make instant ramen!

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Japanese convenience store pasta called “a monstrosity” by foreigners online

Italians are crying over this 7-Eleven pasta dish, but is it really that bad?

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Japanese convenience store creates a frappe from a popular candy

Family Mart frappes are becoming more iconic by the day.

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7-Eleven apologises for cockroaches in onigiri rice balls

Recall issued for thousands of rice balls following customer complaints. 

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Japanese convenience store fools us with its 40-percent-more sandwich, but in a good way

Family Mart is upsizing over a dozen products for a limited time, but they’re being more generous than they let on. 

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Japanese city announces their firefighters can use convenience stores, netizens are shocked

Don’t be shocked to see someone in uniform at the conbini.

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Are high-end convenience store rice balls really packed with more ingredients?

We settle a konbini debate once and for all!

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Japanese convenience store’s new chicken katsu sandwich looks deceptive…but is it?

We investigate another possible case of a “paper tiger” sandwich in Japan.

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Japan super budget dining – What’s the best way to spend 1,000 yen at Family Mart?

10 cheap meals you can make at this famous Japanese convenience store chain.

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Japan’s brown Lawson convenience store: a unique find in a rural setting

Unusual colour scheme celebrates the local area. 

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Japanese convenience store sandwich becomes a hot topic on Reddit, but is it any good?

7-Eleven sandwich wins foreign fans so we head out to try it.

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7-Eleven adds an amazing carrot cake to its sweets lineup in Japan

Is carrot cake about to become Japan’s newest food trend?

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