yaki imo

Grilled & chilled sweet potatoes from vending machines a hit in southern Japan

The newest natural summer snack sensation is also helping people with disabilities earn livings.

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The cat returns! Giant cat sells sweet potatoes from a pussy wagon in Japan 【Pics & Video】

This cat likes to pull peace poses, stand on two feet and make a living selling hot potatoes.

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You’re not seeing things, that’s a cat selling roasted sweet potatoes

It’s a common sight to see hot dog stands in America. In Singapore, ice cream stands are a lifesaver in the sweltering hot weather. In Japan, however, you’re more likely to find a yaki-imo (roasted sweet potato) stand on the streets, especially during winter. If you’re lucky enough, you might even meet the legendary cat that sells stone roasted sweet potatoes in Kurayoshi City, Tottori Prefecture!

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Would you buy potatoes from this car?

If the answer to that question is yes, then you might want to get down to the Namba area of Osaka where this yaki imo mobile was spotted selling freshly baked sweet potatoes for all to enjoy. As our one-sweater-wearing friend, Sebuyama, showed us the other day, a yaki imo is a great way to stave off the cold of this now-waning winter season. And what better way to enjoy one of these starchy snacks than out of the trunk of this decked-out luxury sedan.

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