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24-hour Kabukicho restaurant serves up Japanese meals with Tokyo flair

A great place in Shinjuku for an early morning breakfast or late-night snack. 

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What did Mark Zuckerberg eat at McDonald’s in Japan, and is it as great as he says it is?

We order everything Zuckerberg did, to see if it really is worthy of a Michelin star.

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Ninja Soba Goemon: A Japanese restaurant that’s like a ninja hideout

Because shadow warriors need to eat noodles too. 

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Do Mister Donut’s sakura doughnuts taste as good as they look?

Each doughnut represents a different stage of the cherry blossoms in bloom, so we eat our way through all of them to find our favourites. 

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Starbucks releases a Braised Pork Latte in China, so we see if we can recreate it in Japan

Is coffee and pork really as good as they say? 

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Japanese cake becomes a hit with foreign tourists, but is it worth the hype?

We find out if a cake that looks like an omusubi rice ball is worth your yen.

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How well does canned fruit syrup-flavored drink match up to the real thing?【Taste test】

The great taste of canned mikan syrup from a carton.

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Is Lotteria’s new meat sauce burger a challenge to the reign of Mos Burger’s Japanese classic?

We taste test to find out!

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Does Japan’s “Stinky but Tasty” tonkotsu ramen live up to its name?

We blind taste one of the most unusual instant noodles on the market.

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Fried mochi ice cream ramen makes us rethink the way we eat noodles

Menya Musashi’s crazy new take on ramen actually makes it taste like a different famous dish.

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7-Eleven’s edible cat paw proves Japanese convenience store sweets are on a whole other level

New limited-edition  “meow parfait” captures the look and texture of a kitten paw for Cat Day.

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The most delicious way to eat tonkatsu blows people’s minds in Japan

Diners are shocked to learn they’ve been eating tonkatsu the wrong way all their lives.

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Is Japan’s massive Shizuoka steak sandwich really as delicious as it looks in promo photos?

Star of the Shizuoka steak scene comes to Tokyo, and to our stomach.

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Starbucks Japan’s rarest Frappuccino can only be purchased at 15 stores around the country

The My Fruit³ Frappuccino comes in three customisable varieties to suit personal tastes.

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Trying some Umui sauces made only on a remote Japanese island with a population of 50【Taste test】

It’s a saucy little island.

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Is Starbucks Japan’s hot Hanami Sakura Cream better than the Frappuccino?

It’s not just the temperature that makes these two drinks very different. 

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Let’s try all the melon bread types sold by Japanese convenience store Family Mart【Taste test】

One of Japan’s favorite simple sweet treats has more variety than you might expect.

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Starbucks releases new sakura Frappuccino in Japan, but does it taste as good as it looks?

A hanami dango drink designed to capture the joy of cherry blossom viewing.

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Which Japanese convenience store has the best onsen tamago hot spring eggs?

We put 7-Eleven, Family Mart and Lawson to the test in this battle between runny eggs. 

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Japan’s big eats just got even bigger at this little-known cafe

Things that make you go, “Huh?” are definitely worth trying when you find them. 

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