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15 Best Foodie Stops in Asakusa

Find the best local restaurants, treats and bread shops in Asakusa!

Top 10 Tastiest Japanese Festival Snacks

Some might come to summer festivals to immerse themselves in tradition and culture, but a large part of that is the tasty, tasty food you can find during festival season!

Wagashi Shop Sells Seppuku-Themed Desserts

This impressive dessert makes for an expressive apology!

Beat the Heat With Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream

Both these limited-edition Japan releases contain new ingredients used for the first time ever in the history of the company.

Hungry for Art? Try Some of These Cookies

A Japanese cookie artist turns blank cookie canvases into unbelievable edible masterpieces!

Chomp on Some Chopper Sweets

Although you might lament taking a bite out of Tony Tony Chopper, these Japanese sweets are too delicious to simply be a decoration.

10 Delectable Sweets Stops in Tokyo!

If you've got a sweet tooth, you should definitely hit up these 10 shops when you're in Tokyo!

A Fan-Shaped Treat to Beat the Summer Heat

Designed to resemble traditional 'uchiwa' fans, these exquisite lollipops are among the prettiest sweets in Tokyo.

7 Matcha Sweets to Die for in Kyoto!

Love matcha? Then you have to try these seven unique sweets from seven hot Kyoto shops!

13 Hot Souvenirs at New Chitose Airport

If you're looking to buy Hokkaido souvenirs, New Chitose Airport is your surefire stop!

Top 5 Green Tea Parfaits in Kyoto

While the Kyoto area is known for its green tea, why not take it to the next level with a green tea parfait?

Witness the Fastest Hands in Japan!

'Mochi-tsuki' extraordinaire Mitsuo Nakatani risks having his hand crushed about four times per second while making this traditional Japanese snack.

Enjoy Starbucks Matcha Tea Anytime

Starbucks matcha marches into the Via lineup with a new, Japan-exclusive green tea drink mix.

The King of Parfaits

Located in Tokyo's Shinagawa district, the King of Parfait certainly lives up to its name with giant parfaits that reach up to 60 centimeters (23.6 inches) tall!

Japan's First Beer Mircrobrewery

Founded in 1994, Echigo Beer Co., Ltd. was the first beer microbrewery in Japan. Based in Niigata, you can now get it in the U.S., U.K., Thailand and more!

21 Sapporo Sweets Shops You Just Can't Miss

Though Sapporo is best known for its seafood, sushi and luxurious restaurants, you'll also have no problem finding mouth-watering sweets in this northern city!

Sake Blessed with Deep Snow

'Freezing weather with heavy snow' might not sound easy for living, but it's ideal for sake brewing.

Make Your Very Own Star Festival Raindrop Cake

Want to make your own raindrop cake? All you need is a yellow peach, pearl agar, water, a bamboo leaf, toasted soybean flour, brown sugar syrup, a microwave and a fridge—and some edible gold powder!

Hatsune Miku Teaches Summer Pocky Techniques

In this adorable commercial, Vocaloid idol Hatsune Miku offers an extra-sweet tip on how to enjoy your chocolate sticks this summer. First step: don't eat them right away!

Slice Me Off a Piece of That Totoro Bread!

This Japanese baker uses sushi-making as inspiration to create beautifully artistic loaves featuring beloved characters and mesmerizing patterns.

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