chocolate

Indulge in Chocolatey Goodness at This Charming Chocolate Shop in Kyoto!

There are so many chocolate shops in Kyoto, but few of them offer chocolates made of Kyoto sake! If you’re looking for one, then try heading to “Chocolat Bel Amer Kyoto Bettei.” The chocolates in this shop are displayed like jewelry. All of them have been passionately made with exact flavor, taste, and texture. The…

Who Is the Man Behind the Many Branches of Kit Kat Chocolatory Across Japan?

Have you ever wondered who’s behind the creation of the wonderful flavors of Kit Kat in Japan? It’s none other than hard-working Chef Patissier Yasumasa Takagi. He’s so good in surprising people and making them happy with his unique Kit Kat creations that he opened his own Kit Kat Chocolatory store in 2014 which expanded…

Have a Campfire Side Meal in Tokyo at this Grill in Jiyugaoka

Have you ever wished that you could enjoy a campfire meal without the hassle of preparing an actual campfire or going out into the woods? If so, The Banff might be the cafe for you. About The Banff A post shared by THE BANFF 自由が丘 (@the_banff) on Sep 16, 2016 at 2:49am PDT If it’s…

A New Traditional Japanese Starbucks is Opening in Kyoto

If there are special edition Japanese Starbucks menu items, there’s bound to be a special Starbucks store design that is traditionally Japanese as well right? Well, the plans are well on their way and a traditional Japanese Starbucks, Kyoto Ninenzaka Yasaka Tea House (京都二寧坂ヤサカ茶屋), will be opening on June 30, 2017. A Traditional-Style Starbucks Comes…

Fulfill Your Chocolate Dreams at the Worldwide Chocolate Dessert Buffet in Tokyo!

Once again, The Westin Tokyo (ウェスティン東京) is celebrating the Worldwide Chocolate Dessert Buffet (ワールドチョコレート・デザートブッフェ) at one of their restaurants, The Terrace (ザ・テラス). The event started on May 1, 2017, and will be ending on June 30, 2017. For those of you who have a sweet tooth or who haven’t experienced a chocolate dessert buffet before,…

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…
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