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Is It a Waffle or a Crepe? Taste This New Puffy Dessert in Harajuku

What are puffles (パッフル)? Puffles are “puffy waffles” rolled up with various ingredients into a crepe-like form. These puffles originated in Hong Kong (egg waffles) but have now spread to New York and have become extremely popular. Their unique texture that isn’t quite of a crepe or a waffle is causing many people to fall…

New Korean Dessert in Harajuku Melts Like Snowflakes on Your Tongue!

Japan is famous (or rather infamous) for their insanely hot and humid summers. I thank God daily for the ubiquitous cold drink vending machines and the “combini” or convenience stores all over Japan. However, there is nothing like a cool dessert to satisfy not only your sweet tooth but also help you survive the Japanese…

Visit Nicolas House in Harajuku for Cute Rabbit-themed Goodies for Everyone!

There are so many cutely themed cafes, restaurants, and shops in Japan where some may think they are only limited to entertaining children. However, that is not the case here as anyone and everyone of all ages is able to enjoy cuteness in all forms, shapes, and sizes without an ounce of embarrassment. This brings…

Rainbows, Pastels, and Ponies: The World’s First My Little Pony Cafe!

Japan is full of theme cafes, you literally cannot go to a city and not see one. From the ubiquitous animal cafes (cat, rabbit and owls oh my!) to ninja and even maid cafes, there is something for everyone. However it still comes as a surprise to see a My Little Pony cafe while wandering…

Kawaii-ness Overload at PomPomPurin Cafe!

Who is Pom Pom Purin? You have heard about Hello Kitty and My Melody, but do you know about this unbearably adorable character? cokeandchoc.blogspot.jp/ This is Pom Pom Purin. Like the infamous Hello Kitty and My Melody, Pom Pom Purin is also a part of the Sanrio family. Here are a few fun facts about…

Go Crazy at the Surreal “Kawaii Monster Cafe” in Harajuku!

Those who know Harajuku know the crazy fashion brand 6% DOKIDOKI. The designer’s concept being “sensational and lovely”, the brand makes fashion clothing and accessories. The same Sebastian Masuda, who is responsible for part of Japan’s pop culture, has been now involved in a new project, the “Kawaii Monster Cafe”. Indulge in Kawaii kawaiimonster.jp/ Having…

Step Inside a Dreamworld of Fantasy at Kawaii Monster Cafe Harajuku!

Experience Japanese cuteness overload by stepping inside one of Harajuku’s latest cafes: Kawaii Monster Cafe! Located right in the middle of this trendy town, the cafe recently opened on August 1, 2015. Get lost in the swirling paradise of multi-colored interior designs done by Creative Director Sebastian Masuda. With the psychedelically bright colors, it will…

3 Recommended Street Snacks on Takeshita Street!

Enjoy Takeshita dori’s casual food! chiguno363.exblog.jp/ As you know, Harajuku is one of the most popular places for young people to hang out in Tokyo. Takeshita dori street near Harajuku is one of the most popular places in that area. Takeshita dori is located in front of Harajuku station. There are many shops, and many…