As more than 30,000 runners prepare for next month's Tokyo Marathon, those less inclined to take on a full 42 kilometers are gearing up for a run of an entirely different sort: Chocorun. Chocorun ...
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These days, it's not uncommon to find matcha green tea in cookies, cakes and ice cream, but this might be a first for ramen. Yes, you read that correctly: for the Cup Noodle Matcha Seafood Flavor, ...
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Want your vegetables from somewhere with more personality than the usual supermarket or convenience store? Tokyo has a new designer greengrocer's where you can pick up some greens in a ...
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Third-wave curry, anyone? Opening November 2nd on one of the Yamanote Line platforms at Shibuya Station, Drip Currymeshi Tokyo serves rice and curry roux (curry-meshi in Japanese) with hot water ...
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To get and maintain the perfect visage, you don't need the cosmetic surgeon's knife. All you need is this unique mouthpiece.
It's the end of an era as Donbareya, the cup noodle restaurant on one of the platforms for the Yamanote Line at JR Shibuya Station, has closed. Offering Donbei instant noodles for hungry ...
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This article by Lily Crossley-Baxter first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. It’s Valentine’s Day soon, and as you will have noticed, there is chocolate EVERYWHERE. It’s in cute heart-shaped boxes, ...
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Recently McDonald's Japan released a new menu item that is simultaneously surprising and intriguing both the populous in Japan and abroad: Chocolate-drizzled french fries. If you’re anything like ...
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Christmas and New Year are over, so it's already time to look towards the next big public (and commercial) holiday: Valentine's Day. Regular readers will know that February 14th in Japan is a bit ...
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Customizable designer e-paper wristwatch
As Japan deals with a massive rise in inbound tourism, a rather ugly side to the country's popular culture is rearing its head. Part of this is due to pure ignorance and part is an ingrained belief ...
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Searching for something to do during the New Year holidays? How about watching a tuna being cut up while dancing to house music? Because that's basically the concept behind Maguro ...
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And this year's biggest student trend in Japan? Apparently it's okashi ryukku -- rucksacks make from candy and snacks. This year social media has been awash with pictures of what school kids ...
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Dominique Ansel, the acclaimed Parisian-style New York bakery, has opened its first overseas outlet -- in Tokyo. The new bakery opened at the plush Omotesando Hills complex on June 20th, joining ...
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Stress relief inspired by traditional Japanese sports
This article by Tiffany first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. While Japan has its own share of street food, street food culture just isn’t as common in Japan as it is in Southeast Asia, where locals ...
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When we think of Japanese food we think of sushi, noodles and miso soup. But actually there's plenty of curry in the country's diet too, especially so-called curry rice, which is basically white rice ...
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This article by Tiffany first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. No other country in the world has as many Kit Kat flavors as Japan does, having released over 200 flavors since 2000. One reason for the ...
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