Tag Archives: life in Japan

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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A conversation with a Japanese coworker…

Trying something new with this comic-y style!

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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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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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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.

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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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