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1Kim BosackLV.70 995 17
One of the things that makes me most excited about visiting a new place is checking out their supermarkets or convenience stores for different candies and chocolate. I have a massive sweet tooth, and getting to try delicious treats from all over the world is a bunch of fun.My quest to discover yu...more...
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1Mieke PetersLV.43 74 5
The most gigantic Ice cream you have ever seen- Get it in Tokyo The Nakano Broadway is famous because of the large amount of Anime speciality shops and is therefore popular with foreign tourists. However, this area has a shop which is overlooked most of the time, but after this article will not b...more...
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1Mike BosackLV.62 160 12
The Japanese diet is a healthy one for the most part, but people here still have a soft spot for ice cream.  Freezer section ice cream in convenience stores and supermarkets became especially popular in the 1970s, and certain products have stuck around for decades.  In this article, I want to int...more...
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1Tiffany LimLV.9 37 3
Nagashi Somen, better known as' flowing noodles', are single mouthful of noodles being slid down a stream on a long bamboo slide. I recommend working on your chopsticks skills before coming to Hirobun or you'll be leaving with an empty stomach. Catching these slippery and fast sliding noodles wi...more...
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1Alex AndersonLV.22 31 3
Quick Summary for Those Short On Time Cost: 300-400 yen Place: Near Mikuni Station, Osaka Food: Udon and Soba Speed: Very Quick Food Discovering Mikuni Soba My first experience of Japan was one through red eyes. I was jet-lagged from a 15 hour flight from JFK in New York to Hong Kong that was imm...more...
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1Claudia MitsuLV.44 35 3
Korilakkuma Café is back and this time collaborating with Hands Café (ハンズカフェ). Only for a limited period of around one month you have the chance to eat a unique menu with the cute bears Korilakkuma and its new friend Chairoikoguma. There are six cafés around Japan joining this event. The one in T...more...
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1Asha🍙 MehtaLV.42 91 4
Kura Sushi is an extremely popular sushi chain that can literally be found everywhere in Japan, and for good reason- it takes everyone's favourite conveyer belt sushi and adds a fun element by introducing a lucky draw. And the best part- it's incredibly cheap!Kura sushi sells each plate at only 1...more...
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1Kim BosackLV.70 320 3
The way that Japan recognizes the beauty in everything is amazing - and even lunch boxes are thought of in the most wonderful ways. If you've ever heard the saying "you eat with your eyes", it's clear that food which looks good is just as important as food that tastes good!Have you ever wondered ...more...
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1Kim BosackLV.70 335 4
Japan is a treasure trove of amazing food options. I can say confidently that I've never had a bad meal here - there is so much care and consideration put into every dish, and how flavors and textures work together. If you're wondering about where to start when it comes to Japanese dishes, here's...more...
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1Mike BosackLV.62 114 7
A few weeks ago, my wife Kim wrote about 5 Fun Things to Do in Kichijoji, and one of those five happens to be one of my favorite spots in Tokyo: Harmonica Yokocho.  Perhaps you've heard of or been to Golden Gai in Shinjuku, a narrow alley full of small bars.  Well, Harmonica Yokocho is like a big...more...