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Dotonbori sweet treats to tantalize your tastebuds!

I’m sure you’ve all heard about Dotonbori (道頓堀) – the must-visit food and shopping district in Osaka (大阪). If not, don’t let the bright lights, masses of people and endless stores and eateries overwhelm you! This is a great place to explore, where you can spend the day shopping and eating, then go back the…

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…

How Many of These 10 Delicious Japanese Bread and Sandwiches Have You Tried?

Japan is one of the top destinations in Asia that travelers and tourists from around the world love to visit. With its colorful festivals, traditions, historical places, beautiful scenery, and delicious food, who wouldn’t want to visit Japan? And speaking of food, well, Japan is one of the countries in the world that is very…

Indulge in the Sweet Charm of Japanese Melons from Ibaraki!

With the arrival of summer comes a wide array of in-season fruits which you can taste while in Japan. This is said to be the best season to have a fruit feast since there are so many varieties for you to choose from. Japanese melons are very expensive fruits whereby I always gasp at their…

These 3 Fluffy Bread Creations Found in Tokyo Will Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth!

Rice is a staple food in Japan. But do you know that Japanese people love bread too? In fact, you can see several shops selling sandwiches and various types of sweet and savory bread. If you’re after fluffy bread with sweet filling, here are three of the must-eats in the Tokyo area which can definitely…

Top 10 Best Japanese Foods You’ve Probably Never Tried Yet

Japanese food is world famous. It is commonly accepted that Japan has one of the world’s great food cultures, on par with the likes of Italy and France. You can go to most any place in the world and find sushi, Kobe beef, and many other Japanese delicacies. But there are many other great Japanese…

Try Melonpan, the Delicious Sweet Bread from Japan

On almost every corner of the Japanese city streets, you can see a lot of sweet bread on sale in different bakeries. But do you know which one of these is one of the most popular for both young and old? It is the melonpan (melon bread)! It is a type of sweet bun with…

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…
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