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Make Your Own KitKat at Miyashita Park’s KitKat Chocolatory 5
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Make Your Own Kit Kat at Miyashita Park’s Kit Kat Chocolatory

Break me off a piece of my own personalized KitKat bar.

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Japanese Recipe Adventures: Stewed Chicken and Lotus Root

Add Japanese renkon to your repertoire to make this serious fall comfort food.

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Best American-Style BBQ Restaurants in Japan

Don’t invite me to yakiniku and call it barbeque. We’re talking REAL BBQ.

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Japanese Recipe Adventures: Gyoza

The best dumplings are these Japanese GaijinPotstickers!

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Vegan in Japan: 10 Meatless Eateries in Sapporo

Scrumptious vegan eats in Japan's northernmost island from soup curry to vegan cheesecake!

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Japanese Recipe Adventures: Pork Shogayaki

Sweet and savory ginger pork is easy on both your taste buds and your wallet.

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Japanese Recipe Adventures: Nikujaga with a Kick

Meat and potatoes will never lead you astray.

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Japanese Recipe Adventures: Dry Curry Rice Omelette

Not quite omurice, not quite a pilaf. Edible nonetheless.

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Japanese Convenience Stores Launch Plastic Guards, Queuing Spots to Fight COVID-19

Social distancing is (very) slowly starting to catch on in Japan.

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Tweet of the Week #77: Peanuts Only Kaki No Tane Triggers Twitter Riot

The peanuts are the only reason to eat those, really.

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Kanji Cheat Sheet: Using the Ramen Ticket Machine in Japan

Because the longer it takes you to order ramen, the longer it takes to eat it.

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Into the Mind of Shintaro Kago, One of Japan’s Most Infamous Erotic Manga Artists