Category Archives: Food!

Christmas Tree Doritos!

The longer I’m in Japan, the more I find myself doubting whether things are strange or if perhaps I’m just out if the loop. Upside-down Christmas trees, six-eyed snowmen…my sense of normal is changing with every passing year. With these … Continue reading

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Country Ma’am’s Hot Drinkable Cookie

Every now and then a Japanese company will come out with a new flavor that lights up the internet, especially in the West. Burger King’s Black Burger is a great example, as well as the recently rereleased Pepsi Pink. Lots of … Continue reading

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Starbucks Japan’s Holidays: Snow Maple Toffee and Cranberry Bliss White Mocha

Usually when Halloween is over, I feel a bit sad. I’ve always been a purist that the Christmas season shouldn’t start until Thanksgiving, but it’s not a holiday that requires much prep outside of the week of the event. There’s … Continue reading

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Gunma-chan macaron at my School Festival in Japan!

I had a great time at my school’s Big Huge Once-Every-Three-Years Festival today! Because it’s a commercial school, our festival is different from the usual High School cultural festivals. This one is focused on SELLING. Some classes make things, and … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Halloween Witchy Black Burger & Ghostly Camembert Chicken!

A few weeks ago, the news of Burger King’s Black Burger hit the internet like a hammer. Reported far and wide, the news was the perfect touch of wacky Japan, with just blend of the light-heartedness and funny oddness. Visually … Continue reading

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Gunma-chan Birthday Cake!

This little guy appeared on my desk at work yesterday as a belated birthday treat! My first time at my visit school since the day, and I can’t believe my lovely coworker remembered, let alone went to the effort. So … Continue reading

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Burger King Japan’s Black “Kuro Burger”

I went to Tokyo to try the new Black Cheeseburger at Burger King! It’s made with charcoal and squid ink, and is pretty much the most goth food I’ve ever eaten. Or maybe it’s super heavy metal. What do you … Continue reading

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