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Where to Dine & Drink in Tokyo Outside Shibuya

Shibuya is surely a hotspot for food and fun in Japan's capital city, but there are more alternatives in Tokyo worth exploring for wining (or whining) and dining, or plain ol' bonding with buds over Buds!

New Sake-Infused Kit Kat is a Must-Have Snack

This high-class Kit Kat is said to be a cut above Nestlé’s previous sake-flavored release.

4 Japanese Confectionery Trends in Fall 2017

Similar to fashion, Japanese sweets have seasonality and trends. As autumn kicks in, let’s check out a few selections from the 2017 fall <i>wagashi </i> collection.

Top 10 Ice Cream & Popsicle Brands in Japan

Consider this your treasure map to the wonders hiding in Japanese convenience stores’ cooler cases.

Craving Caffeine? Try Coca-Cola Coffee Plus!

The vending machine-exclusive delivers more caffeine than standard Coke.

Satisfy Your Sailor Moon Fix with These Cakes

All five Inner Senshi are represented in an out-of-this-world tie-up with magical girl franchise 'Sailor Moon.'

'Only in Okinawa' Tastes You Shouldn't Miss

Okinawa has a very unique vibe. It's laid back and the Okinawan diet seems to be entirely different from that in Tokyo. We've listed for you here things that you'll only find in Okinawa and shouldn't be missed while you're there.

Coffee Connoisseurs Have a New Home in Tokyo

The Ebisu-based coffee chain Sarutahiko Coffee has opened a flagship store in Chofu, and it's quite impressive!

5 Fruit Markets for Budget Shoppers in Kansai

Finding the freshest fruits on a budget in Kansai just got even easier with our handy guide.

Watermelon Meets Bread in Cubic Form

Wanting to try cubed watermelon, but having anxiety over the sticker price? Try square watermelon bread instead!

Break out the Wine: Pocky Just Got Classy!

Japan’s favorite chocolate pretzel snack is set to add some sweet sophistication to your next wine party.

Duty-Free Shopping as Soon as You Land

Travelers to Japan are now able shop duty free in the immediate arrival area of Narita Airport's Terminal 2, eliminating the need to carry heavy purchases on-board beforehand.

Ghibli's Kiki Is Back & Delivering Cup Noodle

Relive the magic of 'Kiki's Delivery Service' with this commercial that takes place four years after the original movie.

The 5 Best Ways to Eat Chocolate in Japan

Belgium and Switzerland aren't the only places to get amazing chocolate.

Round & Round the Sushi Goes

Forget sushi boats. Eat your next piece of sushi off a Ferris wheel that slides the dish onto a roller coaster!

Where to Eat Your Heart Out in Okinawa

A tropical paradise ain't a perfect haven without places where your tummies can be filled. Apart from idyllic seascapes, Okinawa has ideal food escapes for every kind of foodie.

Break Me Off a Piece of That Luxury Kit Kat

This new Japanese Kit Kat combines matcha green tea, almonds and two berry flavors for a Kit Kat that is a step above the rest.

10 Exotic Fruits You Can Find Cheaply in Japan

Craving the tropical fruits that Hawaii, Okinawa or other tropical areas offer? If you think tropical fruits aren't available in Tokyo, or that they'll cost you a fortune, we've got some good news for you!

10 Very Unique, Very Japanese Kit Kat Flavors

Japan is well known for its crazy Kit Kat flavors, but which are the most 'Japanese' ones?

Let Frieza Power Up Your Phone

Super powerful villain Frieza can not only charge up your phone, but he also has a sweet side to him that's apparent in his very own marshmallows.

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