Lawson

Pair Japanese whisky with convenience store fried chicken at new Konbini Bar in Tokyo

Lawson’s first-ever convenience store bar looks set to be a great place to unwind on the cheap.

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Lawson announces new human-controlled digital avatars at store registers starting this fall

One of Japan’s top convenience store chains plans to introduce digital avatars at over 200 stores in the next three years.

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Lawson’s ‘TanChiki’ – We try Japan’s new health-conscious convenience store fried chicken

Our team of weight-watching middle aged guys see what they think of Lawson’s new ‘Delicious and guilt-free!’ fried chicken.

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PewDiePie tries “every” Japanese snack and this is how people in Japan reacted to it

Some Japanese snacks reign supreme, while others appear to be shameful. 

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Which Japanese convenience store has the best miso vegetable stick pack?【Taste test】

For those combini runs where you want something healthier than melon bread and Asahi Super Dry.

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This Japanese vending machine wants to help you with the washing up

But how does it compare to what’s on offer at the Lawson convenience store? 

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Foreign Lawson employees claim unfair treatment such as forced sushi and Christmas cake purchases

Ehomaki are great, but it’s important to buy them on our own terms.

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Japanese convenience store’s newest rice ball filling: Nothing at all, and why we’re OK with that

Mr. Sato gets creative with Lawson 100 Store’s new Rice Buns.

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Curry and lassi ice creams: Like eating cubes of frozen curry roux

Some convenience store ice creams aren’t as great as you think they’ll be. 

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Weirdest convenience store drink in Japan? New drinkable Happy Turn makes stomachs turn

Mystery “happy powder” does not make us happy. 

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Deep-fried delight – Taste testing the menchi katsu from four Japanese convenience store chains

Four chains, five cutlets, and one very full stomach.

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Karaage-kun pouches sold bundled with a magazine chronicling the fried chicken balls’ history

Feed your mind and fashion sense with this stylishly simulated snack.

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The difference between onigiri rice balls in Tokyo and Osaka

There’s a reason why this convenience store staple tastes different in these regions. 

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Which Japanese convenience store has the best plain onigiri rice balls?

Lawson, 7-Eleven and Family Mart go head-to-head in this konbini battle but there can only be one winner.

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Which Japanese convenience store has the best premium pork buns?

This steaming hot showdown between Family Mart, Lawson and 7-Eleven produces a very surprising result.

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Which convenience store sells the best Japanese Christmas cakes?

Ho ho…huh?

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Which Japanese convenience store has the best steamed curry buns?【Taste test】

Family Mart? 7-Eleven? Or a dark horse contender? Join us on this steaming hot konbini odyssey.

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Which Japanese convenience store sells the best pizza bun?【Taste test】

Lawson, Family Mart, 7-Eleven and Mini Stop are all in the running for the top spot.  

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Which Japanese convenience store has the best steamed pork buns?【Taste test】

We visit Japan’s big three combini, plus one dark horse contender, on our search for nikuman bliss.

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Which Japanese convenience store sells the best butter chicken?【Taste test】

Lawson, Family Mart and 7-Eleven go head-to-head in this curry showdown!

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