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The custom burger chain THE COUNTER opened for the first time in Japan on March 31, 2017 in Tokyo Midtown in Roppongi (六本木). THE COUNTER’s burgers can be found at 42 locations around the globe and has even reached the “20 hamburgers you want to eat before you die”...

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...

Spring season in Japan attracts attention from tourists from all around the world every year. The hanami (花見), or cherry blossom viewing, is no doubt the main reason to visit the country during this season. Whether with your family or friends, you'll surely enjoy the time you'll spend with...

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...

Nothing can prepare you for the crazy heat and the even more insane humidity that Japanese summers have to offer. Cooling down in the air-conditioned local malls and shops is a great way to escape the heat. It was during one of those times that I discovered one of...

Tea ceremony has its unique place in Japanese culture and history. Making tea (matcha) is considered an art and there are many schools that teach this together with hospitality and the norms of conducting a tea ceremony. There are many tools used in making tea. Let's have a look...

Calling all matcha lovers out there, I give you good news and it includes your favorite caffeinated beverage! Starbucks Japan has recently added an instant matcha mix to its Via line. Some of us would find that making a traditional bowl of matcha tends to be quite time-consuming as...

The final and most arduous days of the tea picking season begins in rural Japan towards the end of May. Although tea is well known as an essential part of Japanese cuisine and culture, many do not know the secrets of how that tea is produced. Tea Picking Author's photo To learn...

Wherever you are in the world, breakfast is a daily source of energy to help sustain people for work, school, or any other activities that are endured throughout everyday life. It's also the same in Japan, but there are several options to choose from such as a Japanese-style (Washoku)...

Do you often have afternoon tea parties with your friends or relatives? Some western countries like the United Kingdom often like tea parties and while Japan may have a different image with teas, tea parties are actually quite popular with different hotels throughout the country. r.gnavi.co.jp/ With matcha's popularity continuing...

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