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New McFlurry from McDonald’s Japan offers swirls of caramel to make you dizzy with sweetness

What’s sweeter than  caramel? Soft serve ice cream mixed with caramel!

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KFC adds caramel macadamia frozen dessert drinks to menus in Japan to celebrate autumn

Now menu item comes hot on the heels of McDonald’s Japan’s caramel shakes.

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Taste-testing McDonald’s Japan-exclusive caramel shakes【Taste test】

We’ll take any excuse to drink shakes, but was this new temptation, over a century in the making, worth the wait?

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McDonald’s Japan to sell caramel shakes in partnership with centuries-old confectionary brand

As the leaves start to turn brown in Japan, it’s time for its desserts to do so too.

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New Häagen-Dazs ice cream: Salty Vanilla and Caramel and Japonais Black Syrup Kinako Red Bean

Both these limited-edition Japan releases contain new ingredients used for the first time ever in the history of the company.

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We put a can of condensed milk in a pressure cooker and the results are sweet and delightful!

What happens when you put a can of condensed milk (can and all) into a pressure cooker? You make a can of delectable nama (raw) caramel, that’s what! 

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Get your Christmas caramel toffee fix with sweet Starbucks Japan holiday drinks and goodies

It’s that time of year again! Starbucks Japan has announced their line of holiday beverages and goodies! Yes, it’s amazing how quickly a year seems to go by, isn’t it?

This year, the coffee chain will be offering their customers seasonal goodness featuring caramel and toffee (and plenty of whipped cream), and if that’s how they’re expressing their holiday spirit, well, we have to say, “Bring the holiday sweetness on!!!”

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Starbucks Order Customization- Is There a Limit?

Starbucks prides itself on letting customers customize their drinks and offers a lot of choices: no foam, no whip/with whip, double blended, two pump vanilla, extra shot and extra hot to name but a few. Never one to shy from a challenge, we decided to test just how far Starbucks was willing go in ensuring that visitors to its coffeehouses get just what they want.

Our request? A no caramel, no whip, and–are you ready for it–no coffee Caramel Frappuccino.

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Great Tasting Sashimi Dishes For Very Reasonable Prices—in Ginza Nonetheless!

Assorted Sashimi Plate

Itamae Baru, a Japanese food restaurant in Tokyo’s ritzy Ginza district, offers dishes to get excited over!  Why? You can’t find steamed abalone for 500 yen ($6.25 US) or uni pasta with generous amounts of sea urchin for 780 yen ($9.75 US) this tasty anywhere else in the city!

Itame Bare is one of these wonderful up and rising  restaurants where young itamae, or sushi chefs, create Japanese dishes for astonishing low prices! 

We went to Baru for a taste of this amazing fare. Read More