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Top 4 Tempting Treats to Bring Back from Kyoto

We've chased down Kyoto's four favorite traditional snacks.

Get a Good Whiff of Sakura-Infused Beer

Even beer companies are getting on the cherry blossom bandwagon with products like this aromatic 'sakura' beer. We'll drink to that!

Sip on Sakura Soda Under the Cherry Blossoms

No cherry blossom viewing party would be complete without at least one bottle of 'sakura'-infused cola!

5 New Tea-Infused Kit Kat Flavors

Other than the popular green tea Kit Kat, you can get your tea and Kit Kat fix another way with these five tantalizing tea flavors.

2 Sakura Cupcakes, 2 Very Different Flavors

To show their appreciation for the cherry blossoms, two famous Western bakeries are offering limited-edition 'sakura' cupcakes!

Fukuoka's Fab Four Edible Omiyage

If you can't make it out to Kyushu yourself, maybe you can get a friend to bring back one of these four famous confections from Fukuoka!

This is One Ramen Bowl You Can't Slurp!

Can't get enough ramen in your daily diet? For dessert, why not try baking these ramen cookies?

18 Awesome Recipes Using Pickled Sakura

This list of awesome recipes with pickled cherry blossoms, or 'okazuke,' includes traditional Japanese foods as well as contemporary Westernized treats! Yum!

Salty, Yet Sweet Pretzel Rolls

We've heard of matcha-infused drinks, but a matcha-infused pretzel?! This we've got to try!

Regional Station Souvenirs You Can't Miss!

Don't let these yummy station souvenirs pass you by on your next Shinkansen ride!

5 Seriously Stylish Sake Cups

A wonderful collection of sake cups using a variety of materials including wood, tin and gold!

Sink Your Teeth into Natural Sakura Ice Cream

Why settle for artificial cherry blossom-flavored ice cream when you can have the full on petals in your tasty, icy treat?

Unleash Your Creative Side at this Tokyo Café

Sip on a latte while you work at one of seven hands-on stations that let you experience some of the work that goes into creating anime and manga!

Momiji Manju: A Snack Worthy of Miyajima

Made by wrapping adzuki bean jam in a castella-like dough, momiji manju are distinguished by their momiji (maple) leaf shape.

It's Hard to Resist a Sakura Macaron

Back by popular demand, Lindt's seasonal White Chocolate Sakura Iced Drink and cherry blossom-flavored macarons are ready for consumption!

4 Signature Snacks from Kumamoto

Sweet treats can be found around the world. In addition to being good gifts and satisfying certain cravings, many Japanese sweets boast long tradition and history as well!

5 Tasty 'Omiyage' Worth Lining Up For

Orderly lines outside everything from chic coffee shops to blue-collar ramen shops are a common sight in Japan, and food-based specialty 'omiyage' (souvenir) stores are no different. But are these snacks really worth lining up for?

Want to Sip on Sake from a Squid Chalice?

Why settle for sake cups when you could be drinking your fine rice wine from an edible chalice made out of squid?

Matcha Isn't Just for Tea

Itohkyuemon, a reputable tea company in Kyoto, has added a new sparkling wine drink to its matcha-infused liquor line.

Amazing Anime Pancake Art!

This Italian restaurant in Kanagawa has perfected the art of pancake anime.

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