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KFC puts its own spin on Japanese flavours with the new Katsu and Fillet Burger

When fried chicken just isn’t enough to satisfy your cravings.

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Why work from home when you can work from a Japanese cat town?

Well, there are a few reasons, actually. 

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Ramen tea? Unusual drink is hot in more than ways than one

Sure, it looks like ordinary tea, but the taste is…well, something else entirely.

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Shichimi Togarashi Beer takes Japan’s famous spice mix to a whole new level

Edo-period creator could never have predicted this new development.

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The difference between McDonald’s in Japan and Spain

It’s not just the Prosciutto Burger on the menu. 

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Ippudo tonkotsu ramen broth in a can: the hottest drink of the season?

Well, this turned out to be completely different to what we were expecting. 

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Is Kyoto’s raindrop cake as good as the original from Yamanashi?

Japan’s famous water cake now has some stiff competition. 

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We try the Home Run Burger, available at only one Freshness Burger outlet in Japan

A special treat for baseball fans.

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Mos Burger’s new “Focaccia Sand” surprises us with its long sausage

Join us as we find the answer to the question “what the heck does glamping sauce really taste like?” 

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Japanese ramen chain has some hidden treats on the menu

A new way to enjoy your gyoza and ramen.

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“Science of deliciousness” steak-and-coffee chips, developed by analysing human taste sensors

A whacky science experiment designed to engage all your taste receptors at the same time. 

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Japan now has “Gyoza for Athletes”, thanks to figure skating Olympian Yuzuru Hanyu 【Taste test】

Gyoza suppliers to the Tokyo Olympics create a cheat meal that’s no longer a cheat meal.

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Nissin Cup Noodle flavours become Umaibo snacks, and we try every one of them

This sought-after limited-edition series is so rare it can’t be purchased in stores.

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Japanese firework catapults a teddy bear into the sky

Proof that people in Japan really are spoilt with crazy, unusual goods. 

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Japanese Sumi Toaster brings charcoal cooking technology to sliced bread

A new way to create the perfect slice of toast.

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Yoshinoya’s wagyu beef box for Japanese politicians

We eat an exclusive menu item inside the National Diet Building.

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Fukushima peaches: Worthy of the praise given to them by foreign Olympics teams?

Australia and the United States have been vocal about their love for these Japanese peaches, so we buy a box and try them out. 

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We try Starbucks’ new Strawberry Choux Cream Frappuccino

Sure, we love puff pastry, but what’s it like to drink it?

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Beautiful cans of cake become a viral hit in Japan

We lift the lid on a rare beauty that everyone wants to try right now. 

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Testing out a Japanese rice cooker bag from a 100-yen store

Is this the next best thing to investing in an actual rice cooker?

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