taste test

We tried Japan’s peach-flavored potato chips, and they do not disappoint in their peachiness

Who would have thought that peaches and potatoes would make a good match?

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Japan has $10 bananas from the coldest prefecture in the country, but how do they taste?

Tropical fruit from Japan’s frosty north.

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Avengers ice cream assembles at Baskin-Robbins Japan【Taste test】

Now’s your chance to eat Captain America’s shield, Thor’s hammer, and more.

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We dig into Japanese ice cream flavored with iron metal and are wowed by the result【Taste Test】

Unfortunately, this ice cream isn’t a replacement for your daily iron supplements, but it sure tastes good!

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Space Onigiri: Do these long-lasting Japanese rice balls taste any good on planet Earth?

We put the JAXA-endorsed product to the test.

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Tasting McDonald’s Japan’s new Milky “Taste of Mummy” collection

How do the soft serves and McShakes stack up to the real Milky ice cream and milkshakes?

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Japanese fast food fried chicken showdown, featuring…Yoshinoya?【Taste test】

The beef bowl king also offers fried bird, but does the flavor fly?

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We visit the Japanese branch of a Singaporean restaurant serving Singapore-style tempura

What kind of flair does Singaporean tempura have? Let’s find out!

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Pokémon Pinap Berry Juice being served in real world at Tokyo’s Pikachu Sweets cafe【Taste test】

Raise a glass to one of Pokémon’s favorite in-game snacks, which you can now try for yourself!

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Godiva vs. Haagen-Dazs: Who’s got the best limited-edition flavors of spring?

Three different flavors and textures–but one clearly comes out on top

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Wagyu Burger opens in Tokyo, serving up highest-grade beef at reasonable prices

A5 Wagyu is just the start of what makes this is a burger to remember.

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Starbucks celebrates 25 years in Japan by adding four new limited-time coffee drinks to the menu

A sublime Coffee Tiramisu Frappuccino is just one of the tasty new offerings. 

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What’s the difference between Fanta and Premier “Adult” Fanta?【Taste test】

Japan’s nostalgic grape and orange flavours are all grown up.

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All aboard the train station soba restaurant that’s being called the best in Japan

Over 70 years in service, with a very unusual type of noodle on the menu that was developed after World War II. 

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Starbucks Japan’s Chai Chocolate Frappuccino requires a whole new ordering system

A new limited-edition beverage that can’t be purchased over the counter. 

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Asahi Super Dry’s draft beer in a can, the Nama Jockey Can, is here【Taste test】

Bringing the izakaya draft beer experience home.

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Diet-friendly Cup Noodle Pro is here, but does it taste as good as the original version?

We taste-test the new high-protein, low-carb version of the instant ramen king.

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New Noodles and Broth Only cup ramen – Saddest meal ever, or proof that less is more?【Taste test】

New instant noodles don’t even bother trying to replicate restaurant toppings.

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Insider tip leads us to one of the best obento lunchbox finds in Japan!

Value-for-money bentos so good we were tempted to keep the secret to ourselves.

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Kiss Choco Mint: New Japanese drink challenges all our minty preconceptions

“Unprecedented combination” of chocolate mint and carbonic acid surprises us with its flavour.

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