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How Many of These Popular Tokyo Banana Treats and Flavors Have You Tried?

I’m sure you’re very familiar with TOKYO BANANA. It is undeniably one of the most popular sweet souvenirs you can buy in Japan. It is a soft, custard-filled, banana-shaped cake that comes in different flavors. Before buying any of these souvenirs, make sure you get to know the different TOKYO BANANA flavors first. Let’s check…

Visit a Real-Life Version of Kiki’s Bakery From the Ghibli Animation in Japan!

Are you a huge fan of Studio Ghibli animations? If you are, then you must have come across the 1989 fantasy animation, Kiki’s Delivery Service. Interestingly, there’s a real-life Kiki’s Bakery located in a small hamlet called Yufuin Floral Village in Japan. Not much is known about the place other than having a whimsical and…

10 Delicious CALPIS-Flavored Products That You Should Try in Japan

CALPIS, a 98-year-old Japanese cultured drink, has been quite a name over the years. This refreshing white-colored drink with a sweet and tangy flavor quickly became popular among all ages when it first hit the shelves. A post shared by カルピス水玉通信 (@calpis_mizutama) on Sep 19, 2015 at 6:59am PDT Also marketed as “CALPICO” in some…

Take a Break and Have Quality Afternoon Tea at Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo!

Since summer in Japan is just a few weeks away, seasonal specials are already up at different restaurants in Tokyo. One of the things people look forward to is afternoon teas. Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo is currently serving its Classic Afternoon Tea at The Lobby Lounge on the 28th floor. Everything is based on British tradition…

This Cafe’s Homemade Bread and Soups in Tokyo Will Warm and Fill You Up

Are you looking for a place to enjoy a filling, cozy breakfast with delicious soup and bread? Then you better check out potage! potage is, as the name suggests, a potage (a thick soup) specialty restaurant that serves bouillon-based vegetable soups, homemade bread, and handmade baked sweets. potage potagecafe.web.fc2.com/ Located eight minutes away from the…

Try Unique Variations of Bread Rolls at This Specialty Cafe in Nagoya

The coppe-pan (コッペパン), a kind of bread roll that pretty much resembles a hot dog bun, has been part of the Japanese food culture ever since World War II. Interestingly, a cafe in Nagoya specializes in offering a modern twist on coppe-pan by providing a variety of different flavors. Check it out! PINE FIELDS MARKET…

Drop by These 5 Bakeries and Sandwich Shops in Yoyogi, Shibuya for a Quick Meal!

There is constantly a lot of things going on around the Yoyogi (代々木) area of Shibuya (渋谷) in Tokyo (東京). If you are in need of a quick meal or something to bring home as a souvenir, these five bakeries and sandwich shops may be exactly what you need. Check them out! 1. 365日 ultrakitchen.jp/…

Try Different Ice Cream Sandwiches at the Limited Häagen-Dazs BAKERY in Tokyo!

Have you ever imagined what it might be like if you could have an actual ice cream sandwich? Not one with two cookies sandwiching a scoop of ice cream, but one made with actual bread – and not just any kind of bread, bread from the famous boulangerie MAISON KAYSER (メゾンカイザー). For a limited time…
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Enjoy High-Class Cuisine at This New French Bistro in Tokyo!

Did you know that Japan is a place where you can find superb French cuisine? This is historically related to the country’s people, who actively sought to learn and emulate French food into their system. This kind of setting brought about the extensive affair between the Japanese culinary cuisine and French cuisine, and now, there…
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