drinks

How to customise Starbucks Japan’s Baked Cheesecake Frappuccino and give it the taste of tiramisu

We’ll show you how to order off the menu at Starbucks to create a mind-blowingly delicious frappucino that tastes like a cheesecake-based Tiramisu.

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Does Japan’s “body fat-burning” bottled tea really work? Our 30-day investigation 【RocketScience】

Come for the results, stay for the pictures of Mr. Sato in his underwear!

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Starbucks matcha marches into the Via lineup with new, Japan-exclusive green tea drink mix

The powdered drink series isn’t just for coffee anymore.

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Wolf Children, Summer Wars on the menu at Tokyo’s new Mamoru Hosoda anime cafe

Shibuya restaurant is ready to give customers as big a smile as the rising anime director’s feel-good movies.

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How does 27-year-old coffee taste? We find out with another fearless taste test 【Video】

What else are we supposed to wash down our 16-year-old ramen with?

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Japan’s Oi Ocha green tea keeps going upscale with new bottled matcha costing 1,000 yen a bottle

Third premium offering in line of matcha is set to please the palate while hurting the wallet.

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How are Starbucks Japan’s Baked Cheesecake Frappuccinos? We find out 【Taste test】

Starbucks Japan takes a break from fruit and goes for the cheese in its newest dessert drink.

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Japan creates Umeboshi Pickled Plum and Takuan Pickled Radish colas to pair with rice dishes

The unusual new flavours are designed to go down well with traditional Japanese meals.

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We go to bed with Coca-Cola’s new Sleep Water to test its snooze-inducing effects

Coca-Cola claims its new drink will reduce stress and anxiety while promoting drowsiness and restful sleep, but does it deliver on its promise?

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Studio Ghibli sound effects master recreates canned coffee commercial with just his voice 【Video】

We bet you’ve never heard anything quite so “delicious for your ears” as this unique commercial and its accompanying second !

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Japan gets world’s strongest carbonated Pepsi, packaged in a new reinforced bottle

While a one-litre (two-pint) bottle of Pepsi usually contains 1.0 GV (gas volume), these much smaller bottles now pack 5.0 GV in more than half the size.

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Starbucks Japan’s new Baked Cheesecake Frappuccinos promise to be both cheesy and awesome

The coffeehouse is giving Japan something to look forward to during the dreaded rainy season.

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Frozen fruit used as ice cubes: Colorful, fun, and deliciously refreshing! 【Taste test】

Using frozen fruit as ice cubes in your drink sounded like an awesome idea, so we tried it with seven different fruits, and here’s how they turned out! 

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Gorgeous Taiwanese travel mugs have us green with tea envy 【Photos】

Whether your cup is half-empty or half-full, it’s always best if it’s beautiful too.

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New underpants for drink bottles feature zebra print, plaid, and cute bunny designs

Now you have even more cute, girly underwear options for protecting your drink’s privates.

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Chocolate Brownie Matcha Frappuccinos make their glorious return to Starbucks Japan

The wait is over to once again enjoy this amazing East-meets-West dessert beverage.

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Beautiful marshmallow flowers are in bloom at Tokyo’s Dominque Ansel Bakery!

Sakura season may be over in Tokyo, but we were still able to see some beautiful and sweet flowers bloom at the Dominique Ansel Bakery in Omotesando, Tokyo!

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Does Japan’s green tea white wine taste like tea, wine, or something else entirely?【Taste Test】

Once we heard about matcha white wine from Kyoto, we knew we had to try it for ourselves.

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We try “The Dream,” Asahi’s new, purportedly “perfect” beer【Taste Test】

The beverage giant recently released this canned brew in direct response to consumer surveys asking the Japanese public to name its most desired qualities in a beer…

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New illy matcha coffee drinks combine green tea with espresso for a limited time

Move over, matcha lattes—it’s time to enjoy real coffee in your green tea with illy’s new cappucino and mocha beverages.

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