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Takashi Murakami and smart Magazine Reveal “Flowers” Pancake Pan

Officially revealed on Takashi Murakami’s Instagram, the beloved Japanese artist has collaborated with smart Magazine on a playful “Flowers” Pancake Pan.Set to be released alongside smart’s upcoming April issue, the word of the accompanying item caused the initial pre-order to sell out instantly. The already highly-sought-after pan is perfectly round and indents Murakami’s flower figure […]

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Foreigners Rank Soju as the “Worst Korean Food”

Despite the pervasive nature of soju thanks to global exports of leading names like Chamisul and Chumchurum, the iconic Korean spirit has been voted the “worst Korean food.”Dating back to the 13th century Goryeo Korean kingdom, soju, literally translated to “burned liquor,” is a clear, colorless distilled alcoholic spirit commonly consumed with neat. With alcohol […]

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Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams Creates Everything Bagel Ice Cream for Breakfast

Adding to its lineup of stand-out flavors, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams has created an Everything Bagel Ice Cream to enjoyed for breakfast.The result of extensive formulation at the Jeni’s test kitchen, the unique flavor uses savory elements to accent a subtly sweet base inspired by everyone’s favorite beigel option. Everything Bagel Ice Cream is a […]

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Conor McGregor’s Proper No. Twelve Releases Limited Edition Bottle Hoodies

Ahead of Conor McGregor’s return to the Octagon at UFC 257, Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey, founded by “The Notorious,” has launched a limited edition bottle hoodie.Matching the PROPER HOODIE – GREEN, the mini article of clothing fits snug over the signature thick green glass bottle of the fastest-growing Irish whiskey brand. Proper No. Twelve […]

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Nichirei Introduces Easy To Make Microwavable Okonomiyaki

For fans of okonomiyaki, a Japanese savory panfried pancake-like dish, packaged food purveyor Nichirei is now introducing microwaveable okonomiyaki.Skipping the hassle of preparing a batter and accompanying ingredients, “Katate de Taberareru Okonomiyaki” is an instant alternative that makes it easy to enjoy okonomiyaki. Reimagining the dish that dates back to 16th century Japan, Nichirei has […]

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FamilyMart Introduces “FamiChiki Burger” With New Sauced Buns

For fans of FamilyMart’s ridiculously delicious Famichiki, the Japanese convenience store chain has introduced a new way to enjoy its signature fried chicken.FamilyMart has now released sauced buns to introduce the “Famichiki Burger.” Specifically created to pair with the beloved fried chicken, the fluffy buns complete with a mayonnaise-based sauce can be found in the […]

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Verdy Designs Girls Don’t Cry Delicacies for Exclusive Restaurant été

Ultra-exclusive restaurant été, helmed by pastry expert Natsuko Shoji, is legendarily difficult to book for non-celebrities, despite some loosening of reservations in recent years. Thus, it’s appropriate that the luxurious French-inspired eatery would partner with Verdy for a special dessert, who’s responsible for his own slate of exclusive drops and collaborations.The resulting joint effort is […]

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KFC’s Creamy Croquette Sandwich Oozes With Each Bite

Teased alongside its New Years’ messages, Kentucky Fried Chicken Japan has now officially launched its new Creamy Croquette Sandwich.Elevating its classic chicken sandwich, the new limited-edition menu option is centered around luxurious creamy indulgence. The main draw of the first special release from KFC Japanese division is a fried katsu breaded croquette containing tiny sakura […]

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Suntory Announces Sakura Wood-Aged Hibiki Whiskey

Suntory is taking Japan’s whiskey shortage seriously with the announcement of an upcoming 2021 bottle of Hibiki.For the first time ever, its whiskey blend will be aged in sakura wood barrels, giving the whiskey an aroma of cherry blossoms. This limited-edition whiskey features metallic red “Blossom Harmony” branding with floral patterns throughout its paper box. […]

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208kg Bluefin Tuna Sells for Modest $202,600 USD at Tokyo’s Toyosu Fish Market

Tokyo’s New Year’s tuna auction has just passed, and with it came the sale of a 208-kilogram bluefin tuna for ¥20.84 million JPY (approximately $202,580 USD). What’s significant about this price is that historically, auction prices for bluefin tuna fetch much higher closing prices, like 2019’s ¥333.6 million JPY ($3.1 million USD) 278-kilogram bluefin tuna […]

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