sweets

The restaurant where one of Japan’s last samurai lords ate now has a café with really good cake

If Kawai Tsuginosuke were alive today, he’d probably order the Special Plate dessert too.

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Pocky on the Rocks: A new (but also old) way to beat the heat with Pocky sticks at home【Recipe】

We may not have been around for this clever drink idea the first time around, but we are totally here for it now.

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Bugs for dessert? Taste-testing Japan’s wasp dumplings and locust rice crackers【Taste test】

Because we finished our wasp larvae bento, we think we’ve earned a wasp larvae dessert.

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This no-bake sweet sake super-easy dessert is a perfect summertime sweets companion【Recipe】

Chilled Amazake Cracked Ice is a cool treat you can make even with zero cooking skills.

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Starbucks Japan’s new summer drinks deliver all the goodness of Matcha and Youthberry

We spill the tea on Starbucks’ new limited-edition beverages. 

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Is roughly half of Japan preconditioned to hate mint chocolate sweets?

Researcher thinks that the traditions of one Japan’s biggest foodie centers don’t mesh with the summertime sweets flavor.

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Chicken nugget ice cream? A feast for the eyes as well as the stomach

A very sweet take on frozen nuggets. 

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Godiva releases first-ever yokan to celebrate 50th anniversary in Japan

Traditional wagashi confection gets a very modern overhaul.

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Miniature Japanese ramen cakes are a rare, locally guarded secret

Like a tiny plastic model from a gacha capsule toy machine, but totally edible.

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End of the line for Japan’s absolute favorite waitress uniform and one of its favorite pie places

After 40 years, the final Anna Miller’s cafe in Japan is closing down.

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Taste testing popular Korean and Japanese snacks that look similar: Pocky vs. Pepero

Which came first–the Pocky or the Pepero?

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Harry Potter Cafe opening in Tokyo and the menu is nothing short of spellbinding【Photos】

The magical café is a must-visit for all true Potterheads.

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We eat “pork floss sweets” that confuse our senses, stimulate our minds【Taste test】

We’ve never tried sweets with meat on them before…

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We made hanamaru monaka, a traditional Japanese sweet loved by legendary-swords-turned-hot-guys

Even those of us who weren’t legendary swords in a previous life will fall in love with these easy-to-make sweet treats!

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What kind of magic happens when you put Japanese combini pastries into a hot sandwich maker?

Melon bread and more goes into the hot sandwich maker for our kashipan taste-test experiment.

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Godiva creates a new drink with Japanese sake starter

A celebration of rice, all in a Belgian chocolate drink. 

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Mister Donut’s new Angel Fruit series elevates angel cream doughnuts, takes taste buds to heaven

R.I.P. taste buds, it was nice knowing you. 

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Japan’s combination laundromats/ice cream parlors are the combo we never knew we needed, until now

Hokkaido chain knows how to make laundry day the sweetest day of the week.

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Starbucks Japan’s Melon Frappuccino: One of the most memorable drinks in recent history

Melon upon melon upon melon upon melon upon melon…

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Doughnuts and fried chicken come together in new Mister Donut Burger

Is this fried monstrosity worth the calories? 

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