taste test

The best way to drink Japanese sake? From an edible squid bottle!

After this taste test, you’ll never want to go back to using regular drinking vessels again.

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Turn a cheap ice cream into a luxury dessert with katsuobushi bonito fish flakes

This surprising recipe creates a richer, more flavourful bowl of ice cream.

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Japanese bakery’s new Vegan Curry Bread is awesome enough to please even carnivores【Taste test】

Looking for a quick, take-out vegan meal option in Japan? Here’s a new twist on a Japanese bakery favorite.

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Eating a scoop of the night sky with Japan’s latest beautiful convenience store sweet【Taste Test】

We’ve always got space for dessert, and today we’ve got space for space dessert!

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This is what a 10,000-yen (US$92) Tokyo bento boxed lunch looks like【Taste test】

It’s more than 10 times more expensive than a typical bento, but is this Tokyo Station luxury worth the price?

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We try 7-Eleven Japan’s latest fancy desserts: ice cream macarons【Taste test】

Meringue meets ice cream in convenience store chain’s latest summer-themed dessert offering.

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Clear near beer is here! We taste test Japan’s new zero-alcohol, zero-color brew【Taste test】

Suntory wants us to drink its new All-Free All-Time at work, so that’s just what we did.

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Cup Noodle releases new Rare Species Mystery Meat flavor, and we brave it with a taste test

Regular mystery meat not mysterious enough for you? Don’t worry, because Nissin is kicking things up a notch.

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Coca-Cola Japan releases new clear coke this month, we get to try it before it goes on sale

No calories, no colour and, surprisingly, a slightly different flavour to regular Coke.

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Transparent coffee! We taste-test Asahi’s Clear Latte, marvel at Japanese drinks wizardry

SoraNews24 tries the latest offering to clear beverages: Asahi’s Clear Latte. Will it clear our senses with delight or leave us hollow?

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We try the Lawson chicken nuggets that Katy Perry went nuts for on Japanese television

What makes a fried nugget so good that it causes a songstress to cram her mouth full with them and create international headlines?

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Japanese Kit Kats get a cherry blossom boost with Sakura and Roasted Soy Beans【Taste Test】

We try the new seasonal chocolate that’s available only for a limited time.

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Meg tries out Starbucks Japan’s newest treat: the White Brew Coffee and Macadamia Frappuccino

White coffee dessert drink appears in the land of green tea, and Meg finds there’s more than just the color to love.

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We taste-test the new chicken nugget French fry Cup Noodle【SoraNews24 taste test】

We take a break from daydreaming about Valentine’s Day chocolate as Japan’s newest crazy comfort ramen becomes a reality.

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Meg tries the new convenience store-exclusive Matcha Green Tea Steamed Bun【SoraNews24 taste test】

One of Kyoto’s best confectioners delivers a whole new way to enjoy green tea sweets.

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We try the world’s first hot ruby chocolate drink at Japanese Kit Kat Chocolatory 【Taste Test】

Natural berry flavours from the ruby cacao bean make for a hot chocolate like no other we’ve ever tasted.

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We track down a special dish hidden inside Yodobashi Akihabara 【SoraNews24 Taste Test】

If you know where to look, you’ll be able to try a jugful of noodles that nobody wanted the owner to create.

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New sakura Kit Kat range celebrates cherry blossom season in Japan

There’s even a sakura charm made from cherry blossom wood included in this year’s release.

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Cherry Blossom Pocky sound blooming delicious, so let’s try these new sakura sweets【Taste test】

Japan’s most famous snack food steps into spring with this limited-time seasonal flavor.

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Japan now has potato chip-covered chocolate, and it’s amazing!【Taste test】

Nope, that’s not backwards. The chips really are on the outside in this awesomely clever idea.

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