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Famichiki Pancake Steamed Buns take Japanese convenience store food to a whole other level

We’ve never had fried chicken pancakes quite like this before.

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Ichiran ramen lucky bag gives us everything we need to enjoy tonkotsu noodles at home

This Japanese ramen chain really knows how to please its customers.

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Frozen sushi appears in Japan, but is it any good?

Defrosting sushi puts a new spin on the way we eat traditional Japanese food.

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Krispy Kreme takes aim at Mister Donut with new doughnuts for Valentine’s Day

Can the international chain really compete with the local doughnut masters?

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New sushi restaurant hidden inside Tokyo Station is a secret gem

This standing bar serves up omakase-quality sushi at conveyor belt prices.

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The top five Starbucks Frappuccinos in Japan in 2022

It was a year of great flavours, but which ones were the best?

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Starbucks Japan’s Christmas customisation is the festive treat you need to try these holidays

A very cute way to add a dash of Christmas flavour to your Frappuccino.

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Why Gonpachi Nori-Temaki in Harajuku is a great Japanese restaurant for foreign tourists

Mr Sato reckons this hand-rolled sushi joint is perfect for international visitors.

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McDonald’s Japan’s Fuwatoro Tamago Noko Demi Gurakoro burger is a mouthful in more ways than one

New limited-edition menu item celebrates Japanese fusion flavours.

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Starbucks Japan releases its second festive Frappuccino for 2022, but is it as good as the first?

A surprising departure from your usual Christmas flavours.

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The McDonald’s Hokkaido Salmon Burger is a sell-out hit…outside of Japan【Taste test】

Join us as we track down the elusive burger to find out if it’s worth the hype.

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Best place for street food in Japan? New eating alley in Shinjuku is an Asian foodie’s paradise

Take a look inside Ryu no Miyako Inshokugai, the newest restaurant complex you need to know about.

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The surprising truth about the new Tokyo Cacao Japanese KitKat

Special regional variety is not all it seems. 

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Christmas arrives at Starbucks Japan with first festive Frappuccino for 2022

A beverage that’ll have you humming Christmas jingles for the rest of the day.

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New Mint Chocolate Burger is a crime against choc mint lovers【Taste Test】

The addition of Oreos doesn’t make it any better. 

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Japanese monaka ice cream looks very different in Hokkaido

Does the corniest ice cream on the market really capture the taste of the region?

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Does Starbucks Japan’s new Halloween Frappuccino taste as good as it looks?

This purple beauty plays tricks on our eyes and our taste buds.

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School Cafeteria for adults is a great place to go for cheap Japanese food in Tokyo

Experience the comforting flavours of a school lunch, and enjoy all-you-can eat Japanese curry as well! 

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Three of the best Japanese convenience store sweets you’ll want to try this autumn

Family Mart, Lawson and 7-Eleven dig up some surprises for customers this fall.

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Castella cake ice cream debuts in Japan, and it’s one of the strangest things we’ve ever tasted

One of Japan’s most famous cakes sashays into the freezer section and messes with our minds.

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