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Starbucks Japan’s Caramel & Pudding Frappuccino and Shaken Caramel Custard & Espresso

New season, new drinks at Starbucks! The early fall line up just started up here with the Caramel Pudding Frappucino and the Shaken Custard Espresso. Spoiler alert: they’re delicious. Advertisements

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Haägen-Dazs Japan’s Lemon Ginger Float, Coffee Vanilla and Chocolat Mint

Haägen-Dazs Japan’s late summer flavors were on point this year, bringing some of the strongest offerings I’ve seen yet. From the Lemon Ginger Float to the Chocolat Mint to the Coffee Vanilla, it was a delicious slate that will keep … Continue reading

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Starbucks Coffee Jelly Frappuccino and the History of Coffee in Japan

Well, dear Starbucks lovers, it’s been a while since I reviewed the Green Siren’s newest offering. In fact, we’re already on the second (maybe third?) drink since the Happy Yellow Fresh Banana Frappuccino. This was already the 6th rollout of … Continue reading

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United Arrows Shaved Ice

One of my absolute favorite things about Japan is the profusion of shaved ice in the summer time. From the Dom Pérignon shaved ice at the Grand Prince Takanawa (it’ll set you back a cool ¥30,000, or about $300, but … Continue reading

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Streamer Coffee and the Military Latte

When I was in Tokyo recently I had a chance to drop in at one of my favorite coffee shops, Streamer Coffee. As much as I love Starbucks and their Cherry Blossom Lattes, one of my favorite things to do … Continue reading

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Starbucks Pretzel Mocha

Starbucks Japan has been on an interesting kick this year. They seem determined to put solid starchy chunks in every specialty drink that comes out. This is reminiscent of the pink chocolate flakes on the Sakura Frappuccino, which will  come out after … Continue reading

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NEW BLOG! Chotto Latte!

New blog alert! Do you like Japan? Do you like coffee? Who doesn’t? I’ve been enjoying a lot of Japanese Latte Artists online lately. It can be hard to find their work for non-Japanese speakers, so I made a blog to … Continue reading

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