All posts tagged "Food"

  • Japan has a drinkable tofu. No, it’s not like soy milk.

    A new drink has recently hit the store shelves at Tokyo’s convenience stores called “Nomu Tofu” or a drinkable Tofu. I happened to grab one at the store today and tried it.   It is easy to assume...

    • Posted September 12, 2017
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  • World’s Best Chocolate Cake

    The dizzying number of industry competitors in Japan isn’t enough to stop Spanish patissier bubó BARCELONA from setting up shop in the land of the rising sun. The reason? It makes the best artisanal chocolate cake in the...

    • Posted May 21, 2017
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  • Places to eat somen noodles from bamboo gutters. Kids love it!

    Eating nagashi or flowing somen noodles from a long bamboo gutter is a popular summer activity for Japanese kids. The longest distance to flow noodles down a line of bamboo gutters ever made measures 3,317.7 m (10,871...

    • Posted May 20, 2017
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  • Shaved Ice From Korea

    The only way to survive the hot summer months in Asia is by eating shaved ice or kakigori. However, shaved ice is served in many styles. In Japan, kakigori is often topped with different types of syrup...

    • Posted May 20, 2017
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  • It’s the season for Miyazaki mangoes! Open your mouths wide, your wallets even wider.

    Despite Japan’s wabi sabi culture of accepting imperfection, impermanence, and incompleteness, it is also as we know it, a country of zany fruits. Japan’s “Taiyo no Mango”,  a sun ripe apple mango variety from the Irwin mango...

    • Posted May 16, 2017
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  • The lllongest baguette sandwich in Tokyo

    Right up the alley at rue de Bretagne, a cool Parisian hipster neighborhood in France, is a famous sandwich stand called Mmmozza (spelled with 3 annoying ‘M’s) that serves baseball bat-sized baguette sandwich stuffed with home-made mozzarella...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Father and son’s sinfully scrumptious cheese tart creates a stir in Japan and Abroad

    Many of Japan’s successful companies are due in part to family businesses. Kinotoya is no different. When 24-year old Shintaro Naganuma joined his father Akio Naganuna at Kinotoya, the family’s long-running cheese tart business (based in Hokkaido),...

    • Posted February 21, 2017
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  • The weasel that lays the golden poop

    50 grams of Kopi Luwak(Weasel coffee) Arabica beans sell for as much as 3,300 yen online. Surprised?   The gourmet coffee hankered after by a number of gourmands all over the world is literally a recycled poop...

    • Posted September 1, 2014
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  • Food Theme Parks in Japan

    Food theme parks are a fashionable concept in Japan.  The land of the rising sun is famous for its regional traditions and food.  However, in being able to indulge in the full range of delicacies, you would...

    • Posted January 1, 2014
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  • Mom finds a solution to picky eaters

    Feeding kids with nutritious food is always a sore topic in some households.  Moms constantly struggle at finding the right strategy to avoid frequent meal battles. Samantha Lee,  mom to two daughters, has chosen her battles wisely...

    • Posted November 11, 2013
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  • Too much of a good thing

    Just in case you fancy eating someone else’s pancakes rather than your own, yet another pancake store has jumped on the bandwagon, to make the choice all the more harder. This one is  a little different admittedly ...

    • Posted October 6, 2013
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  • Sarabeth opens in Daikanyama

    Sarabeth Levine is unstoppable.  After the success of her first shop in Shinjuku , where a  throng of curious Japanese people patiently lined up for hours when it opened in Nov last year,  Sarabeth adds a branch...

    • Posted October 2, 2013
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  • Japanese foods that help burn fat faster

    There’s no place else better for  weight watchers to be than in Japan.  Most of the high quality, fat-burning foods are in abundance. Except for the Sumo wrestlers whose job it is to stay big and heavy,...

    • Posted August 5, 2013
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  • The hottest ice cream in town!

    Craving for chocolate? Searching for sesame? We share the scoop where you can find your favorite flavor-whatever it may be!

    • Posted June 30, 2008
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