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Ankoto adds gluten free ‘Siberia’ cake to sweets lineup

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Launched in February of this year, sweets brand Ankoto focuses on showcasing the very best of anko in the form of lovable nostalgic sweets. Everyday, adzuki beans harvested from Hokkaido’s Tokachi are prepared and cooked by anko craftsmen, before being kneaded carefully into the mixtures of Ankoto’s speciality anko desserts. The first… Read

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Katsuya surprises everyone with sudden rerelease of the massive All Topping Sauce Katsudon

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On Oct 14 at about 11 a.m., our reporter Ahiruneko was scouring Twitter for news when a shocking tweet from the Katsuya chain of breaded and fried food restaurants appeared without any hint of a warning. It read: “Sale starts today AllToppingSauceKatsudon” Without hesitation, Ahiruneko grabbed his jacket and hurried to his… Read

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Prize-winning poiré sustainably made from Hosui pears grown in Chiba Prefecture

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Chiba Kenshu Hanbai Co Ltd 千葉県酒類販売株式会社, a general trading company of alcoholic beverages and food products based in Chiba Prefecture, will be selling its popular Nashi Sparkling Wine (nashi 梨 meaning Asian pear) from the Chiba no Megumi 千葉のめぐ実 series in a "renewed" form with a new package. Poiré (pear sparkling… Read

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Tokyo restaurant’s bright idea: Lantern pods for you to sit in while you eat

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The pandemic has caused difficulties for a lot of different types of businesses, but it’s been especially challenging for eat-in restaurants. Many have responded by adding partitions between diners, but the downside is that they can result in an isolated atmosphere and cramped table. One Tokyo restaurant wondered if there wasn’t a… Read

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New cocoa fruit drink to make hot chocolate a has bean

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Forget hot chocolate: a cold drink made from parts of the cacao fruit usually thrown away aims to lure health- and environmentally-conscious consumers. The "Elix" drink unveiled by Swiss firm Barry Callebaut, the world's largest chocolate maker, is part of a growing trend to use 100 percent of fruits in… Read

RESTAURANT REVIEW

Iconic Lina Stores brings Italian fresh pasta and cuteness overload from London to Tokyo

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Famed London-based restaurant Lina Stores has opened its first overseas flagship store in a side street in Omotesando, Tokyo. Lina Stores was established in 1944 by a founder named Lina, who originated from Genova. The restaurant/delicatessen sells and serves authentic Italian produce and fresh pasta as well as paninis which… Read

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Japanese ramen shop bans YouTubers

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Japan has a complex relationship with YouTubers. On the one hand, it’s constantly among the top of professions that children aspire to be. But on the other hand, people hate them. Especially in a country where people value being able to ride in silence even on trains, having a nice moment interrupted by… Read

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Sustainable vegan cheese brand introduces ‘faux-mage’ lineup

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Tokyo VEG LIFE Faux-mage is a 100% vegan cheese that launched back in April of this year. The cheese is made using completely naturally derived, domestic or organically imported ingredients, and the brand behind it is fully committed to sustainable production and delivery. Since the brand’s launch earlier this year,… Read

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Dean & Deluca’s latest drink is bursting with ALL the flavors of the season

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If the flavors on hand this autumn are just too much to take in, and you’re unsure on whether you should be pigging out on chestnut montblanc cakes, pumpkin spiced lattes or fruitilicious strawberries then worry not, as stylish grocery store brand Dean & Deluca has put together the perfect concoction of… Read

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Historic Kyoto teahouse’s ‘momiji’ matcha parfait is an autumn sight to behold for green tea fans

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Itohkyuemon is a Japanese tea specialist store founded in 1832 and based in Uji, an area of Kyoto famous for high quality tea. Their green tea expertise has helped them take the art of the matcha parfait to new heights, with gorgeous creations being released every season in their Kyoto… Read

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