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Emily Bushman

Emily Bushman is the author of the cookbook "Bake Anime" and the mind behind the "Penguin Snacks" YouTube and Instagram channels. Deeply invested in what you're eating at this very minute, Emily is currently eating her way through Tokyo and focusing her time on food-based content creation.



5 Foods You Can Make with a Takoyaki Maker that Aren’t Takoyaki

Who says your takoyaki maker is single-use only? Here are some tasty ideas to get the most out of your takoyaki maker, from pizza balls to Danish apple bites and more.

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Dine Like a Local: 5 Tips for Eating Out in Japan

To make the most of your dining experience, we've put together essential tips for eating at a restaurant in Japan—whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned traveler.

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5 Japanese Foods to Try This Winter

Don’t miss some of the best cold-season foods and ingredients Japan has to offer.

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5 Must-Have Japanese Kitchen Items to Gift

If you know a food lover, these kitchen items are the perfect gift!

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5 Japanese Grocery Store Ingredients You’ve Got to Try

With these five common ingredients, you’ll be cooking amazing meals in no time.

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