Tag: Tokyo

Pikachu-Themed Pokemon Cafe Opens in Japan, Explodes with Cuteness

July 23, 2014 // 11:57 am

Really surprised no one thought of this sooner. Turns out Japan is the home of the brand-new Pokemon restaurant called the Pikachu Cafe. Located in downtown Tokyo, the Pokemon-inspired eatery recently opened, driving fans of the 20-year-old franchise through the doors.

The Pikachu Cafe is decked out with tons…

Tokyo’s Cat Pub Is The Perfect Internet Happy Hour

July 15, 2014 // 1:18 pm

In Tokyo, where cat cafes are a popular way to de-stress with drinks and animal companionship, some feline lovers have decided to upgrade their espressos for something with just a little more kick: alcohol.

Owned by 60 year old Koyanagai and his wife, the Neko Bar Akanasu is a…

This Second Hand Booze Shop in Tokyo Wants to Buy Your Leftover Bacardi

July 2, 2014 // 7:45 am

Unless you’re a frat bro, chances are any bottles of alcohol sitting in your house have been sitting there for, let’s face it, a while now. Instead of leaving them to ferment even further, why not donate that leftover booze to those in need?

Liquor Off (which, incidentally, could…

So, Who Wants To Drink Some Blue Beer?

June 6, 2014 // 5:45 am

Before we start, let’s have three guesses at where this oddly-hued brew this comes from. (Hint: if you didn’t say “Pandora,” “Smurf Village,” or “Japan” just now, get it together man, honestly.)

Last year, we discovered the glory that was frozen beer foam — not a beer slushy,…

Up Close This Looks Like Normal Sushi, But You Won’t Believe How Tiny It Really Is

March 12, 2014 // 2:32 pm

It’s hard to argue that sushi is the most filling of dishes, but this is just ridiculous.

According to Reuters, a chef in Tokyo Japan has mastered the delicate art of making miniature sushi out of single grains of rice. And we’re not talking loose bubbles of roe over…

This Looks Like a Normal Cucumber but You’ll Never Believe What’s Inside It

March 7, 2014 // 4:14 pm

Using just a paintbrush and an eye for the elusive, Tokyo-born artist Hikaru Cho disguises fruits and vegetables as other foods. Sounds simple enough? Hardly. Her ability to transform produce requires a meticulous sense of skill.

The result: a series of work that is so convincing it forces us to…

The World’s First Kit Kat Store to Launch in Tokyo

January 17, 2014 // 12:03 pm

While most of us here in the states are enjoying the novelty of dark chocolate Kit Kats, Japan is once again way ahead of us with flavors like green tea, blueberry cheesecake and wasabi. Now, they’re taking things to the next level and opening the world’s first…

Amazing Sushi ‘Paintings’ Make Latte Art Obsolete

September 11, 2013 // 6:00 am

Forget your fancy latte with a heart in the foam.  This Japanese sushi chef, who goes by the elusive name of Tama-Chan (a recently beloved bearded seal “mascot” of Japan) is using sushi as a blank canvas to make incredible art.

Tama-Chan seems…

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