taste test

Magic gummy candies become a viral hit on social media

We try the Japanese confectionery that everybody’s talking about right now.

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Mt Fuji Curry Bread: Worthy of the award and the long waiting list?

Curry breads so popular it took us two months to get our hands on them.

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Move over, garlic gyoza — it’s time to try squid ink, habanero, seaweed, and taco dumplings

We play Russian Roulette with some surprising flavours.

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We try Japan’s new French toast ice cream

Could this be the dream ice cream we’ve been searching for?

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Extra-meaty yakiniku burger makes us feel seriously old with its Japanese slang

This burger is both maji and gachi.

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Instant vs. Restaurant Ramen Project: Moko Tanmen Nakamoto deliciously spicy miso【Taste Test】

We send our reporter to perform the most thorough test of a cup ramen’s quality we can manage.

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We try Domino’s Japan’s new pizza rice bowls

Chain’s first-ever dough-free pizzas remind us of another popular Japanese-fusion dish. 

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Gyoza Cider: Possibly the worst drink we’ve ever tasted

Join us for a taste test…that sends shockwaves through our senses.

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Shinjuku Bento surprises us with historic ingredient from the samurai era

Unusual ekiben takes us back in time with a hot ingredient. 

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Chicken wing-flavor ramen is our newest guilty pleasure we feel no real remorse over【Taste test】

The flavor of a Nagoya favorite finds its way into a cup of ramen and into our hearts.

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Godzilla Energy drink is here, looks like a beam of Shin Godzilla’s atomic breath【Taste test】

Because really, when was the last time you heard Godzilla complain about being tired?

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Starbucks Japan’s new Strawberry Frappuccino: The next best thing to being in Wimbledon right now

Boring old strawberry or a surprising flavour with an interesting backstory?

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Häagen-Dazs Japan tells us to put ice cream on our avocado toast — Were we wrong to listen?

Ordinarily, we’d say there’s never a bad time for ice cream, but does that include the exact moment you’re eating a slice of avocado toast?

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Muji cake mania! Which of the 23 flavors of cake they sell are the best?

We ate all 23, but when you can’t fit that many in your stomach, which should you choose?

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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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