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Tokyo restaurant serves up sakura tacos to celebrate cherry blossom season

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By grape Japan

Despite the pandemic putting a damper on cherry blossom viewing parties, it's getting to be that time of year in Japan where you can throw a stone in any direction and hit a sakura-flavored treat. Krispy Kreme and Starbucks are already dishing out sakura doughnuts and Frappuccinos, but one that might surprise people this year is being served up in Tokyo: sakura tacos.

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The spring exclusive sakura tacos will be released from March 1 at Tokyo taco restaurant, Taco Fanatico. The cherry blossom themed treats are actually "dessert tacos", consisting of pink tortillas that sandwich sweet sakura bean paste and a matcha flavored tiramisu-style cream for a taste of Japanese spring.

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The dessert sakura tacos will be available at Taco Fantatico until the end of April.

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wow looks yummy!

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I thought they were going to be “Sakura meat”, which I wouldn't see selling well.

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