Mr. Sato

Let’s find out if mixing milk and a lemon-lime soda makes cream soda

Don’t blame us. It wasn’t our idea.

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Starbucks Challenge: How long does it take to visit all the branches in downtown Shinjuku?

Mr Sato puts on his walking boots to give us a whirlwind tour of all the Starbucks in one of Tokyo’s busiest areas. 

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We try canned oyster okonomiyaki, a food we didn’t even know existed【Taste Test】

Savory seafood pancakes from a can don’t exactly sound appetizing, but will we eat our words?

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Weird Japanese vending machine find of the day: Cream in cans?

You’ll only find one thing in this machine, and it’s heaven for cream lovers.

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We visit the new Japan branch of Wayback Burgers, try their vegan set, notice a big problem

Why does being eco-conscious have to be so hard?

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We make chashu in just eight minutes, thanks to Kaldi’s microwaveable roast pork【Taste Test】

“Quick” and “easy” are not words usually associated with roast pork… until now!

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New McDonald’s burgers pay homage to an icon of the kaiju genre

A favourite returns…with some surprising new ingredients.

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Photos of Complete Strangers: Japan’s newt strange, and strangely compelling, capsule toys【Pics】

Unusual concept is a hit, with a second line on the way.

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Mr. Sato attempts the 50-Pin Challenge at Kabukicho’s Shinjuku Copa Bowl【Video】

That’s one pin for every year they’ve been in business.

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Ramen broth, but without ramen noodles? Japan’s Nadai Fujisoba takes soba to a bold new place

Does soba pair well with ramen broth? And will our expectations of the presentation meet reality?

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Gakuran photo shoot – Our staff tries to transform into the macho cast of anime Otoko Juku【Pics】

Mr. Sato sparks some changes to our office attire.

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Tiny 60-year-old shop in one of the busiest parts of Tokyo has an important lesson to teach us

It’s been right there at the Shibuya Scramble intersection for decades.

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Who’s got the best, cheapest one-person sushi delivery in downtown Tokyo? Mr. Sato investigates!

And he investigates crazily, of course.

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We spent over US$400 at a Tokyo premium capsule machine, and we’re not sure how we feel about it

Things get complicated/expensive when Mr. Sato and our boss combine their intellectual powers/lack of willpower.

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Move aside hot dogs, the Tempura Udon Dog is here, and it’s amazing

This Japanese fusion dog dares to go where most fear to tread. 

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The battle of Elden Ring vs. hard-core casual gamer Mr. Sato

Can our laid-back gamer reporter with no Souls experience learn to love the uncompromisingly difficulty hit?

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When one wiener just won’t do — Mr. Sato has a sausage party with this huge wiener bento box

Mr. Sato tucks into an “overly sausage-y” lunch box with sixteen wieners crammed inside.

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The best place in Tokyo to get “London boots” will make you a one-of-a-kind pair【Photos】

Mr. Sato adds some footwear flair to his flared pants from Tokyo’s bell-bottom paradise.

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How to use the new floating hologram registers at 7-Eleven

Japanese convenience store chain lets us shop like we’re in a futuristic sci-fi movie.

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We order lunch at Mos Burger-owned restaurant, end up with traditional Japanese breakfast

Mr. Sato’s light lunch ended up turning into a feast for the gods.

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