JAPAN

Starbucks Just Released NEW Cherry Blossom-Inspired Beverages + Tumblers

You'll want to collect them all.
When you think of Japan, the cherry blossom season is usually top of mind. Starbucks Philippines just released Sakura-inspired beverages and merchandise that you'll easily fall in love with.Starbucks just released four new drinks inspired by these pink-hued petals! There's a Pink Peach Blossoms Cream ...

OMG, There's A New Coca-Cola Strawberry In Japan!

Strawberry fans, you have to get your hands on this.
Did you know that winter in Japan is the season for strawberries? This is why most Japanese bakeries release a variety of strawberry-flavored desserts come December to February. If you're a little adventurous, Coca-Cola Japan just released a Coca-Cola Strawberry.This Japan-exclusive drink ...

Love Yakult? You Have To Try This Sweet And Milky Japanese Boozy Drink

They have other flavors, too!
GOOD FOOD ALERT! If Korea gifted us with soju, then leave it to Japan to gift us with shochu, a distilled spirit commonly made from rice, sweet potatoes, wheat, and/or sugar cane. Suntory is one of the popular Japanese alcoholic beverage brands that offer a chuhai, ...

We Can't Believe There's A Vanilla Float-Flavored Coca Cola

BRB, booking a flight to Japan.
Japan is known to put a creative and unique spin on our favorite food items, which is evident with their 300+ Kit Kat flavors. If you’ve ever been to Japan, you would also have noticed that Japan's konbini (convenience stores) and supermarkets ...

Where To Get Jiggly Souffle Pancakes In Metro Manila

These pancakes melt in the mouth.
Japanese souffle pancakes is a food trend worth watching for this year. These are extremely airy, jiggly pancakes that it instantly melts in the mouth!There are only a few spots where you can score Japanese souffle pancakes in Manila. If you want ...

You Can Score Unlimited Okonomiyaki and Yakiniku Until the End of the Year

Eat as much as you can handle in two hours!
It’s a season of pigging out, and Dohtonbori refuses to be left behind. To celebrate their Greenhills branch's fourth anniversary, they’re offering unlimited okonomiyaki and yakiniku for P699 until the last day of 2019!Don’t worry—they’ve got the rice covered, too. As long ...

The Largest FamilyMart In Manila Offers Onigiri, Ramen, And Has A Videoke Room!

They have a walk-in beer refrigerator, too!
You can find convenience stores left and right in most business districts. One of the convenience stores you can find is FamilyMart, which has 77 branches in Luzon. The latest branch opened at the UDENNA Tower in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig on November ...

Japan's Famous Ichiran Instant Ramen Is Now Available In The Supermarket!

Ready your chopsticks.
When visiting Japan, indulging in a bowl of ramen is a must. One of the more famous ramen shops amoung tourists is Ichiran Ramen. This ramen house became popular because of its signature tonkonsu ramen, a pork-based broth. The instant ramen version of their tonkotsu ...

These Are The Must-Try Food Items In Japanese Convenience Stores

Which one is your favorite konbini find?
Stuffing yourself with ramen, sushi, takoyaki, and wagyu is a no-brainer when you’re in Japan. But if you are planning on dining in restaurants from breakfast to dinner every day, this will definitely make a dent in your wallet. Thankfully, there are ...

We Found Sweet Japanese Banana And Strawberry Milk In The Grocery!

Love flavored milk?
If you have ever visited Japan, you've probably experienced the overwhelming feeling of deciding which beverage to choose from with their dizzying options in convenience stores and groceries. Will it be matcha latte, iced coffee, or fruity soda? How about flavored milk ...

Japan's MOS Burger Is Opening in Manila Soon!

Are you ready for their rice burgers?
Manila has become quite the hot spot for new eating places—there's always something new to try (and try again) in the local food scene. Lately, we've been seeing a lot of international burger chains—from Shake Shack's very first Manila outpost to In-N-Out's ...

This Japanese Dessert Shop Will Soon Open In BGC!

It’s their first ever franchise outside Hong Kong!
There are various shaved icy desserts that different cultures enjoy. In the Philippines, we have halo-halo, Korea has bingsu, Taiwan has baobing, Singapore has ais kacang, and you can find snow cone and ice pops (or ice candy, as Pinoys call it) in ...

The Largest Starbucks In The World Offers Coffee, Tea, And Cocktails!

Coffee fans will love this!
The new Starbucks Tokyo Roastery in Nakameguro, Tokyo is the biggest Starbucks store in the world. It’s a four-story building with a 55-foot cask adorned with copper cherry blossoms. The main bar is on the first floor, where the customers can see ...

You Can Still Indulge in Crab Tempura and Wagyu At This Japanese Resto

Get those chopsticks ready!
If a trip to Japan is not on the agenda anytime soon, you can still satisfy your tempura cravings at Tenya. Known for their high-quality tempura and tendon, Tenya is a famous restaurant chain from Japan and has several branches in Metro Manila. Hankering ...

OFWs in Japan: Home Is Where the Sinigang Is

Their secret to homesickness is all in their pantries.
“Yung sinigang namin, sobrang asim saka sobrang anghang (“Our sinigang is super sour and super spicy”)," Grace Bernadas boasts, further pointing out that we probably couldn’t handle it. It was her favorite food in the world—that particular rich sinigang, in that special way only ...

This Local Chocolate Brand Is Opening Their First International Store in Japan

It's about time that our local chocolatiers go global!
There's no question that the Philippines produces some of the world's best chocolates. Just this year, several of our local chocolatiers won awards in the international circle, including Auro Chocolate, who received accolades at the 2018 Academy of Chocolate Awards in the U.K last ...
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