Tag: japanese

Strawberry Chocolate Shrimp Chips in a Bag

March 31, 2014 // 11:46 am

The Japanese chip scene includes a lot of shrimp-flavored eats, like those Shrimp Mayonnaise Doritos. More recently though, the snack masters over at Calbee have upped their chip game and introduced strawberry chocolate shrimp chips.

Calbee teamed up with chocolate company Royce to create this sweet + savory…

2-In-1 Double Helix Chopsticks Cleverly Combine Into One

January 3, 2014 // 11:11 am

Japanese studio Nendo is known for creating clever food-related designs that not only make mealtime easier but also more enjoyable. Remember those chocolate paint tubes and the handy lemon wedge pouch? Well, their most recent invention comes in the form of chopsticks.

Solving…

Tokyo Cafe Swaps Coffee for Naps

November 25, 2013 // 10:52 am

If a cat cafe just isn’t relaxing enough for you, this newest coffee shop craze might do it for you. The Nap Cafe Corne in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo invites patrons to not only grab a bite to eat, but to take a nap once that…

Loaded Baked Potato Roll, BLT Sushi & Tuna Tostadas From Blue C Sushi

November 13, 2013 // 11:19 am

Since Los Angeles was the first US city to embrace sushi back in the 1960s, it makes sense that it’s become one of the first locations for  Blue C Sushi — a  restaurant seeking to shatter our perception of “mainstream” sushi while maintaining a pulse on food culture.…

Wagyu Beef Lasagna And More Japanese-Italian Fusion at LA’s La Botte [GALLERY]

October 22, 2013 // 4:00 am

Michelin-starred chefs, Stefano De Lorenzo of La Botte and Morihiro Onodera previously of Mori Sushi, graciously collaborated at Chef Squared – a 10-course menu featuring Wagyu Beef Lasagna (pictured above), White Rice White Truffle Risotto and Mushroom Gelato. Although the menu was only available for two-days on Friday, October 19th and Saturday, October 20th, we’re hoping…

Sushi Tank is the Motherload of Sushi Creations

September 25, 2013 // 5:00 am

Sushi art is the new latte art, from an edible Cleopatra to fishy donuts. Sure it’s cool and all, but we’ve come across the motherload of all sushi creations, and it comes in the form of sushi tanks.

The Japanese restaurant responsible for these delicious…

8 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Sushi

August 19, 2013 // 1:34 pm

Sushi is a mysterious creature. From cats to cologne, we already know the Japanese dish comes in many varieties. But there’s way more to the raw fish rolls than we ever thought, and thanks to blogger Ryoko Iwata, we’re about to get schooled in…

Dodger Stadium Serves Frozen Beer Foam – Keeps Drink Cold For 30 Minutes

July 22, 2013 // 2:38 pm

Let me first escort the elephant out of the room in relation to ‘frozen beer’ and ‘frozen beer foam.’ For reasons unbeknownst to us, beer Slurpees do not exist in a widely available or commercial form. We wish it did, and we hoped this story would be our ornate,…

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