Tag Archives: Japan

Food fad: potato parties

This one needs to be filed under ‘That sh#t cray’. Kids in Japan have started a fad called ‘potato parties’ where they buy a huge amount of fries in McDonald’s, tip them onto trays and then gorge themselves on the … Continue reading

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Random foodage

Pepsi White tangerine cola Not a random combination of words, but a limited edition festive Pepsi variant in Japan (via FoodBev.com). Slow food Check out Oncle Sam, the ‘minimalist’ popcorn maker, which pops one kernel at a time (via ShortList).

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One to watch: guarana

It’s been used in various things for a while, but a feature about a drink made from guarana in today’s FT caught my eye. Guarana is a plant native to the Amazon basin, particularly Brazil, and its seeds contain twice … Continue reading

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Capcom Bar

How cool does this look? Capcom Bar: Capcom has opened a bar in Japan (Pasela Resorts, Shinjuku 1F – in case you’re wondering). Wonder what Street Fighter stuff they have. Gaming kiosks and game-themed food and drink – interesting/unexpected brand … Continue reading

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