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International students at Ohio university call cafeteria’s foreign fare culturally insensitive

Food fight! Are these foods cultural adaptations, or abominations? Students take up issue with their university’s menu.

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The Osaka taste sensation that no one in Osaka has ever heard of: Coffee & Raw Egg 【Taste Test】

Japan’s Fuji TV recently branded the majority of Osakans as people who love putting raw egg into coffee. Not wanting to be left out, we gave it a try.

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Japan’s crappiest curry restaurant set to close, debuts its most putrid menu items in farewell

Can’t say we didn’t see it coming, but say it ain’t so! Poo-flavored curry restaurant Curry Shop Shimizu is ready to close up shop. Where will we go to get our crappy curry now?

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11 ways to have a great Christmas date…when your date is a bowl of instant noodles

As long as you’ve got hot water, you’re not really alone.

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Brace yourself – Chocolate-flavored instant noodles are coming to Japan!

Apparently sliced chocolate was only the beginning.

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Don’t drink alone! Nine Japanese snacks to accompany sake that you’ve probably never tried

Step up your sake game and flavor by trying some of these with your next bottle.

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Tokyo’s Michelin star-winning ramen restaurant is closing its sister eatery, might be moving too

It turns out that Tokyo’s Michelin star-winning ramen eatery has a sister restaurant, but not for long.

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The perfect gift for your cosplaying foodie friends – an anime recipe cookbook

Have you ever watched an anime and thought, “Mmm, that food looks delicious?” Then this is exactly the cookbook you are looking for.

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Does kangaroo meat work with Japanese seasonings? 【Taste test】

There’s a new take-out place in Tokyo selling kangaroo bento boxed lunches, so we hopped on over to try them for ourselves.

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Subliminal messages, coming soon to a bowl of Japanese noodles near you?

Japanese Twitter user finds his udon has something to say to him.

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Kit Kat celebrates the Year of the Monkey with special Chinese Zodiac packages

Japan loves sweets, cute animals, and seasonal celebrations, so this had to happen.

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We pig out on tonkatsu at Marugo, the Michelin-approved breaded pork palace【Taste Test】

Our reporters made pigs of themselves at Marugo, a pork cutlet restaurant featured in the 2016 Tokyo Michelin Guide.

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What does three months of Yoshinoya beef bowls do to your body? Medical study announces results

Beef bowls are cheap, tasty and filling, so does that mean they have to be bad for you?

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We try the latest crazy chip flavour from Japan: Strawberry shortcake 【Taste test】

Japan now has a new crazy potato chip flavour, and it tastes just like a Japanese Christmas cake!

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Young Korean woman dances alluringly with squid, bananas, onions, Internet goes nuts【Videos】

For those of you looking for food pr0n, RocketNews24 has a new show for you to watch. We can’t promise you’ll ever be able to get these images out of your head, though…

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You can now buy sliced chocolate in Japan—sandwiches will never be the same!

Sliced ham? Sliced cheese? Sorry, but sliced chocolate is about to make everything else you can put on bread seem like chopped liver in comparison.

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Black bass tempura?!? Our skeptical reporter tastes the invasive freshwater fish

Once upon a time, American black bass were transplanted into Japanese lakes. Years later, they’re invasive and no one eats them. Or do they…

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Presenting funazushi — Could fermented sushi be the next big Japanese export to Southeast Asia?

Have you heard of funazushi? It’s a kind of fermented sushi, and despite its strong smell and flavor, some people think it could be a hit in Southeast Asia!

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Calbee will have you clawing (literally) for their new cola-flavored chips

Both foreigners and Japanese folks agree, Calbee’s new cola-flavored chips are a big win. But you’ll have to be pretty lucky to get some for yourself!

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Everything you need to know about dining at a sushi restaurant—in handy infographics!【Pics】

Many of us dream of eating authentic sushi in Japan. But do you know the proper decorum for ordering? How about paying the bill? And what’s the difference between nigiri and narezushianyway?

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