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5 Places in Tokyo to Satisfy Your Pancake Craving

Pancakes are the perfect dessert/food to eat for breakfast, lunch, or even dinner! I always enjoy making pancakes with my family on slow weekend mornings, but it’s always nice to actually go to a cafe and try some pancakes made by professional pastry chefs. Here are 5 places in Tokyo where you can enjoy delicious…

Can These Japanese Potato Chips Replace Your Breakfast?

I’m sure many of you have heard of the numerous kinds of potato chip flavors exist in Japan. Potato chip flavors here can range from simple and tasty like the classic ‘Nori Shio’ (seaweed salt) to the weirdest ones like ‘Ika no Shiokara’ (squid shiokara) you could never have imagined possible. One well known company…

Waseda University Nourishes Their Students with 100–Yen Breakfasts!

Cafeteria breakfasts seem to be a bit of a hard sell these days. After all, it’s tough enough for students to drag themselves out of bed to get to their first class on time, let alone they arrive at a campus early to get something to eat before the roll call. That’s why, for a…

Love Greek Yogurt? Then You Will Love These Delicious Japanese Brands!

It is finally here! Foreign food trends often take a long time to spread to Japan. After all, jar salads are taking off like crazy right now, a good three years after they first took off in the states. One of the more surprising new additions to Japanese supermarkets recently has been Greek Yogurt. I…

Kick-Start Your Day with Breakfast the Traditional Japanese Way!

Breakfast, the meal of champions! What you eat for your first meal sets the tone for the rest of the day. Cereal is great and all and so is yogurt. If you really want to live Nippon style, go for a traditional Japanese-style breakfast. Traditional Japanese breakfast includes a few essential elements: White Sticky Rice…