chocolate

Give Your Loved Ones a Bouquet of Caramel Bonbons from NOAKE TOKYO

Valentine’s Day and White Day may have already passed, but when would somebody not appreciate a special chocolate present, right? NOAKE TOKYO offers various types of one-of-a-kind sweets, such as their special bonbon bouquet, perfect to give out as gifts. NOAKE TOKYO NOAKE TOKYO’s pastry chef is a man who spent 15 years of his…

Enjoy Chocolate and Exercise at This Unique Event in Yokohama!

Having a healthy lifestyle nowadays is something people consider a priority, compared to how it was a few years ago. Many people have realized that a healthy lifestyle leads to a much better output, not only physically, but mentally as well. One most popular way of maintaining a healthy lifestyle is by taking up a…

The 2 Kinds of Chocolate That Japanese Women Give on Valentine’s

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. In Japan, it is one of the celebrations that people look forward to, especially junior high school students. It is the time when women get to show their true feelings to men by giving them chocolates. The celebration is quite unique compared to other countries as it has…

9 Sweets Shops in Ginza That Will Surely Satiate Your Sugar Cravings

The district of Ginza (銀座) started as a center for minting silver coins during the Edo period (江戸時代) and is named after the word “gin (銀),” which means “silver” in Japanese. After the Great Kanto earthquake (関東大震災) of 1923, Ginza was modernized and became the nation’s most glamorous avenue for high-end shopping and art. The…

Try Various Cacao Treats at This Specialty Chocolate Shop in Kanagawa

Chocolate Design Company’s VANILLABEANS opened in the year 2000 as an online shop on Rakuten (楽天). But as their delicious chocolates received the Rakuten Shop of the Year award three years in a row from 2010, they decided to create an actual shop in Yokohama (横浜). The flagship shop near Bashamichi Station (馬車道駅) roasts cacao…

See Your Favorite Kit Kat Flavors Transform Into Gorgeous Anime Guys!

Kit Kat’s immense popularity around the world is no news, so as its solid fanbase in Japan. I have yet to see a country that can ace Japan when it comes to worshipping this popular chocolate favorite by producing some of the most unique, bizarre, and over-the-top variations fit for a specific group of people.…

Try Out the Perfect Japanese Kit Kat for Summer: Okinawa Citrus!

Finally my dream of having the best of both worlds combined. For those who have followed my writings on food and Japanese trends, you will know that I super love citrus. In fact, this country is full of them – from yuzu to hyuganatsu it easily satisfies my craving for citrus. I am also an…

What’s the Latest and Greatest Kit Kat Flavor Released this Summer in Japan?

Japan is known for being among the best in many things. From world-class cuisine, amazing scenery and views (just google cherry blossom for instant confirmation), and the best in customer service to name a few. However, the most frequently asked question from my family and friends when I return home from Japan is “Where is…

Don’t Miss Out on the Tantalizing Hokkaido Melon with Mascarpone Cheese Kit Kat!

Nestle Japan is always introducing new and interesting Kit Kat flavors that can make it difficult to keep track of all the delicious flavors available. With that said, there is now a new ‘summery’ flavor that has been recently introduced, the Hokkaido Melon with Mascarpone Cheese Kit Kat. It definitely sounds like an adventurous yummy…

3 of the Finest Chocolatiers in Tokyo to Visit When You Need to Satisfy that Craving

Japan often receives the highest recognition of having the finest chocolate in the world. It is because of special techniques that they’ve continuously been producing the desired characteristics and attributes of real chocolate. This is made possible by the countless chocolatiers available throughout the country. I will be suggesting only three of the finest chocolatiers…
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