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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…
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Craving Sweet and Savory French Pastries? Here are 7 Must-Try Galettes in Tokyo!

Galettes are a popular French flat pancake type dish that originates in the Brittany region of France. Apparently, crepes originate from galettes. They are usually made with buckwheat flour and filled with a savory filling and folded into a square shape with the ingredients in the center. Galettes have become increasingly popular in Japan as…

Enjoy Sweet and Savory Crepes at These 3 Creperies in Tokyo!

Crepes are flat pancakes which originated in the northwest region of France. These are popularly found throughout the world which can come in different names and adaptations. If you’re living in Tokyo, most of the time, you can see them being sold along countless crepe stalls or creperies. However, knowing which of these places serve…

Harajuku, Land of Colorful Trends: 18 Ways to Indulge in Japanese Pop Culture

What do you think of when you hear about Harajuku? It may be a parade of vividly dressed “Harajuku girls” akin to the characters you might see from time to time in your weekly anime. Maybe it could be an image of the latest cutting edge fashions coming down the runway, or perhaps you visualize…

Top Three Crepe Shops to Satisfy Your Taste Buds!

A crepe is a type of a very thin pancake that is oftentimes made from wheat or buckwheat flour. The word crepe is derived from the latin word acrispa meaning “curled”. While crepes are associated with France, they have captured the hearts and stomachs of people worldwide. Even in Japan. These are three places you…

Harajuku Crêpes – a Famous, Sweet Snack!

If you find yourself in Harajuku (a fun, lively part of Tokyo that is always mega crowded and stuffed full of Cosplay enthusiasts) then you’re sure to spot several of the famous crêpe shops, their lengthy queues contributing to the clogged artery of human activity that is Takeshita street. Marion Crêpes The longest-running crêpe shop…

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…