taste test

Takoyaki…inarizushi? New fusion food boggles the mind in Japan

Japanese food breaks out of the mould for a new adventure in flavour.

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Lindt’s new “Nagano Purple” celebrates a rare luxury Japanese grape variety

Introducing Japan to a new world of fruit flavour.

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Best Reuben sandwich in Tokyo? An American expat’s recommendation

Our reporter moves away from Japanese cream-and-fruit sandwiches and tries a Reuben for the first time.

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Which Japanese conveyor belt sushi chain has the best aosa miso soup?【Taste test】

We find some big differences in how the big four chains prepare this classic sushi restaurant side order.

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KFC debuts mint chocolate dipping sauce for chicken in South Korea【Taste Test】

A food review we never thought we’d have to make, and it’s not entirely glowing. 

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Sweet mochi beer? Yamanashi sweets maker teams up with craft brewer for Kuromitsu Black

Far Yeast Brewing takes inspiration from Shingen Mochi for a unique new craft beer.

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New spreadable French Toast from Japan is a game-changer

The easiest way to make French toast? Simply spread it on bread!

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The immense, and immensely Instagramable, shaved ice of…Coco’s Japan!【Photos】

Japan’s heat wave is the perfect excuse to eat double desserts.

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How to make an ice cream sandwich…the Japanese way

Grandma always knows best. 

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The poop ice cream to end all poop ice creams


This weird Japanese dessert flushes all the others down the drain. 

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Japanese curry rice appears at McDonald’s, but not in the country you’d expect

Tell us, Ronald, is this an exclusive menu item worth travelling for? 

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Do expensive 10,000 yen Japanese cherries taste better than cheap ones from the supermarket?

Blind tasting reveals expensive Japanese fruit might not be all it’s cracked up to be.

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Japanese convenience store’s newest rice ball filling: Nothing at all, and why we’re OK with that

Mr. Sato gets creative with Lawson 100 Store’s new Rice Buns.

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We try roasted horseshoe crab in Thailand, regret our choice yet strangely long for more

The horseshoe crab’s uniquely coastal taste leaves our reporter unsure whether she hates it or loves it.

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Marvelous Soba: Colour-changing noodle broth creates a twist ending to your meal

This Tokyo restaurant will cure your summer blues…for a limited time.

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More peach is the name of the game with Starbucks Japan’s Momo More Frappuccino【Taste test】

Can our Frappuccino-loving reporter find something to love about summer?

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Burger King Japan’s all-you-can-eat challenge knocks us out of the ring

How many one-pounders can one man handle?

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Durian Mango Cheese Pizza comes to Pizza Hut Taiwan, we put our nose on the line and try some

This pizza leaves the whole pineapple controversy in the dust.

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What’s it like to eat eel from a Japanese vending machine?

Mr Sato takes us on an unagi adventure.

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We go on a pilgrimage to find traditional sweets shaped like a Subaru car

A must-have snack for anyone who likes cars, traditional Japanese confectionary… or both!

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