canned food

Eating Bugs in Japan – What? Where? When? WHY?!

by Zoria Petkoska If you have ever been online (what am I even saying?! You ARE online right now!) you have seen a snapshot of bugs being eaten somewhere in Asia. And NOT accidentally, like when a gnat flies into your moth by mistake! Stalls and stalls with skewered scorpions, stir fried mealworms, even… OMG…

Mr Kanso: Weird and Tasty Canned Food to Compliment Good Japanese Beer!

Who knew that a bar that only sold canned food could be so popular? There are many canned food bars in Japan, but the most prominent of them all is Mr. Kanso with many branches spanning all over Japan. Mr. Kanso is the oldest canned food bar in Japan and was opened in 2002. The…

Useful Japanese Coffee Trivia for Coffee Buffs

For an outsider, the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a non-alcoholic beverage in Japan is tea. But did you know that Japan is one of the fastest rising coffee consumers in the world? And did you also know that a Japanese person consumes an average of 11.13 cups of coffee…