Mr. Sato

Burger King Japan’s Cheeseburger Gelände — exceptional in taste, size and… paper napkins?

Burger King’s latest offering leaves Mr. Sato stunned not once, not twice but three times!

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What exactly is the treat known as a “kougnané” that’s sold outside Tokyo’s Yurakucho Station?

We learn the origin of this unique pastry sold in one of Tokyo’s bustling commercial districts. 

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We found traditional pudding perfection in a brand new Tokyo cafe

In looks and flavor, this pudding knocked Mr. Sato’s socks off! 

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Mr. Sato angers the potato gods of Kogane No Potatorado restaurant

Finally, a restaurant that uses the aesthetic of a used video game store.

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We visit the only shrine in Japan where you can pray to the gods for good weather

Pray the rain away at special weather shrine in Tokyo.

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Cafe next to Tokyo Station offers all-you-can-eat tarts, and Mr. Sato is ready for his desserts

It seemed like such a good deal at the time that we had to wonder–is this highway robbery?!  

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We try Tokyo restaurant’s crab ice cream that tastes more like crab than cream【Taste test】

Staff say it tastes even better with olive oil and pepper!

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Can our writers’ taste buds pick out the luxury kamaboko fish cake from these two?

Everyone’s loco for kamaboko!

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Mr. Sato goes back to the junk shops of Akihabara, where the real lucky bag action is

It just wouldn’t be New Year’s without a bag of junk.

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Mr. Sato orders Kura Sushi’s New Year’s kosechi meal for one but gets a chilly surprise

It’s almost like the New Year already wanted to give him the cold shoulder…or rather, a cold fish cake.

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Secret staff cafeteria in Tokyo is a hidden gem you won’t find in travel guides

Rub shoulders with government officials at this cheap eatery that feeds the ministry.

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You don’t have to go all the way to Haneda to find a vending machine that sells airplane meals

But we can see why you’d want to!

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We eat a luxurious Japanese-style buffet breakfast in a restaurant full of wood-carved bears

If you’re looking for breakfast in Tokyo, look no further than this place!

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Mr. Sato buys a Japanese snack stocking in Akabane that puts the “stuff” in “stocking stuffer”

Be prepared for a lot of snacks and a lot of attention.

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Kakiage towers and Italian soba? We try out a unique soba restaurant in Tokyo

Is it creative madness, or creative genius?

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Why don’t hosts in Kabukicho approach our female reporter any more?

Back when she was younger she couldn’t get away from them, so we visit a host club to find out what’s going on. 

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Tokyo Banana’s Legendary Curry Bread tests the limits of what makes a good karepan 【Taste test】

New store at Tokyo Station goes bananas for curry bread…and doughnuts.

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Is real Tokyo as dangerous as the Yakuza video games? Chapter 4: Not Like a Dragon

The fourth and final stop on Mr. Sato’s look at Kabukicho, the real-world Kamurocho.

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Mos Burger has a new restaurant just for cheeseburgers, and you bet we tried it

Because sometimes a regular Mos cheeseburger doesn’t cut it.

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Legendary pie shop Anna Miller’s returns to Tokyo with station popup shop【Taste test】

Hey, Mr. Sato, how do you like them apple (pies)?

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