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Yoshinoya Opens Fanciest Restaurant yet! Almost As Luxurious As a Hospital Cafeteria

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The famous beef bowl chain is taking a swanky step outside the box with bold offerings including electricity, coffee, and a modicum of privacy.
This new Yoshinoya location opened near JR Ebisu Station in Tokyo on 11 March. It isn’t a new store in the strictest sense of the word, sin...

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Adorable Cat-shaped Cakes Come Out To Play/Get Eaten in Tokyo

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Theme confectioner’s newest creations are so cute you could (and should) eat them right up.
Japan has long been of the mindset that food shouldn’t just be pleasing to the palate, but to the eyes as well. Add in the fact that sweet desserts and cute animals are two of the country’s f...

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New Frappuccino From Starbucks Japan to Offer a Piece of Melon Heaven!

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Sweet, fruity bliss is coming to Starbucks Japan again, this time in cantaloupe flavor!
If you love fruit, then Starbucks Japan’s latest Frappuccino drink, set to come out next week, should make your mouth water in sweet anticipation. Starting on April 13, they’ll be offering the “C...

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Sega Opens Puyopuyo!! Quest Cafe in Tokyo

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JAPAN TRENDS
 
We’ve seen a lot of themed cafes in Tokyo recently but most are franchises with established merchandise and anime lines, such as Miffy or Rilakkuma, to name just two recent examples.
Sega Networks wants to push its smartphone game Puyopuyo!! Quest (also known as PuyoQue) and is als...

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Miffy Cafe Opens at Shibuya Parco In March

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In the first such event space of its kind, the Miffy Cafe opens at Shibuya Parco’s The Guest Cafe & Diner from March 18th to May 8th.
Not surprisingly, the Miffy Cafe will serve up a host of themed dishes, sweets, and more. There will also be plenty of limited-edition official merc...

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Rilakkuma Cafe opening in Tokyo, With an Extra Side of Cuteness

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For a limited time during March and April, the Harajuku’s Rilakkuma Cafe in a Honey Forest Cafe will be serving up adorable Rilakkuma-inspired dishes and desserts.
While working for San-X, illustrator Aki Kondo created one of Japan’s most iconic characters, a lazy little bear named ...

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Three-hour Wait For Coffee at Trendy New Blue Bottle Coffee Tokyo Branch

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JAPAN TRENDS
 
Good things come to those who wait, they say.
But it’s bad news if you’re a hipster desperate to get your lips around a cup of black stuff from the latest trendy coffee shop in Tokyo.
 
 
The lines at Blue Bottle Coffee (“the Apple of the coffee shop world”) are so huge there are r...

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Ganko Zushi, Enjoying Halal Japanese Food in Kyoto

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Written by Lala-san
Sushi is popular worldwide as one of the most delicious Japanese food, that is why almost everyone who visits Japan wants to try sushi.
Unfortunately, they often add mirin (which is made from alcohol) to the rice in sushi to make it tastes sweeter. As muslim, we ...

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Premium Green Tea from Kyoto Meets Fine Chocolate

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What happens when renowned Kyoto tea makers are inspired by fine French chocolates? You get stunning and mouth-watering sweets like these!
Well-known Kyoto-based tea company Tsujiri recently announced that they will be offering a collection of Valentine’s chocolates for the first ti...

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Sailor Moon Crystal Cafe Set to Open in Osaka For Limited Time

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The Sailor Moon girls are bringing their gorgeous meals and treats to Osaka for the very first time. 
Sailor Moon fans after a taste of their favourite warrior were over the moon last year when Anion Station, a cafe and bar operated by Namco in Tokyo’s Shinjuku neighbourhood, brought ...

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