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4 Popular Dessert Shops You Need to Visit in Osaka

Osaka is known as the food capital of Japan, and for good reason. From savory to sweet to even the exotic, you can find it all here. But if you have a sweet tooth that never seems to be satisfied, here are four popular dessert shops you need to visit in Osaka! 1. Rikuro Ojisan…

Love Green Tea? Don’t Miss Mister Donut’s Limited Matcha Menu in Japan!

Japan is a place where genuine matcha (抹茶) or green tea should not be missed. It is not only used in tea ceremonies but is also a great ingredient for making several dishes. Recently, Mister Donut (ミスタードーナツ) Japan teamed up with Gion Tsujiri (祇園辻利), a well-known tea manufacturer in Kyoto (京都), to serve matcha goodies…

Fill Your Stomach With Unlimited Donuts and More at Mister Donut’s Buffet!

Mister Donut is an extremely famous and popular donut franchise here in Japan. Most Japanese people are familiar with the brand itself but may not be aware that Mister Donut actually originated in Boston, Massachusetts. Founded in 1955, this brand was eventually bought by the US company Allied Lyons who was the company that ran…

‘DONUT’ Worry, Be Happy for Here are 5 Must-Visit Donut Shops in Tokyo!

Tokyo is filled with less known bakeries and pastry shops that offer some of the most delicious donuts in the country. While going to your go-to mainstream donut shop is always good, why not try stepping out of your comfort zone to visit some of the donut shops throughout Tokyo to find your new favorite…

Start Your Day at the 7-Eleven Café and Bakery

There are plenty of coffee shops in Japan: Starbucks, Doctor, Excelsior just to name a few chain stores, and of course, you will also be able to find plenty of local cafes to enjoy a cup of coffee with something sweet. But sometimes you will be in a hurry, and there are also times when…

9 Odd Japanese Breads that Will Make You Drool

It should be noted a priori that Japanese breads are nothing like their western counterparts. The latter is crustier, dryer and has the wheat aroma, while the former is soft, doughy, and sweet. It is white bread that has a standard mold shape, and may be likened to “Wonder Bread” or a “Gardenia Loaf”. This…

Floresta: The Cutest Organic Doughnuts in Japan

The other day I came across a shop with the most adorable and delicious doughnuts I’ve ever had. Floresta provides non-artificial doughnuts that are delicious and also environmentally friendly. Floresta uses organic ingredients made here, in Japan. They stay environmentally friendly by not using unnecessary wrapping and by providing the freshly made doughnuts (not stocking…

“Wonut”, the most calorific snack in Japan!

Japan is a land famous for its snacking culture, whether the snack of choice is oddly named biscuits, bizarrely flavoured chocolates or flakes of fish served in a variety of unusual ways. But if you’re looking for a treat that really packs a punch, what you need is a Wonut. What is Wonut? Author’s photo…