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Green tea chocolate-covered potato chips arrive in Japan! 【Taste test】

It’s not like we really needed any more reasons to eat potato chips, but matcha and chocolate together make a pretty convincing argument.

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Have a piece of One Piece’s Devil Fruit…cake! Super powers not guaranteed

One Piece fans in South Korea are getting a piece of the superpower-granting Devil Fruit in the form of Devil Cake!

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Japan’s trendy eringi mushroom pasta recipe: As eye-catching as it is labor-intensive 【Photos】

The recipe calls for meticulously sticking dry noodles into numerous mushroom stalks. Uppercutting the entire dish into the atmosphere out of sheer frustration at the difficulty of that step is, we presume, optional.

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We try McDonald’s Japan’s new, as-yet-unnamed, Hokkaido hot potato burger

We got a sneak peek at McDonald’s Japan’s upcoming menu item: a burger topped with Hokkaido-grown mashed potato, cheese, and onion soy sauce.

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This hotplate from IKEA Taiwan works only once diners surrender their smartphones【Video】

This customer experience is blowing up all over social media, or it would be if anyone could get to their cell phones.

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Tokyo company’s HQ has indoor rice paddies, grows more than 200 types of vegetables【Video】

If you work in an urban hub like Tokyo, you can pretty much forget about seeing everyday countryside sights like rice paddies and plump red tomatoes. That is, unless you work here…

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Chocolate ramen? Not only will we try that, we’ll be first in line! 【Taste test】

Is Tokyo restaurant’s new menu item a culinary dream come true, or do two rights make a wrong?

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McChoco Potato: We try McDonald’s Japan’s new double-chocolate fries【Pics】

Salty potato fries covered in two types of chocolate sauce? We’re lovin’ it!

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Clever cooking hack shows how easy it is to make sushi with an ice cube tray

This is the fastest and easiest way to make sushi we’ve ever seen.

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Ever wondered how small a plate of food looks to a sumo wrestler? 【Photos】

Everyone thinks of big bellies when they envision sumo wrestlers, but it turns out the pros have gigantic hands too.

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“Powder Soy Sauce” is so much more than its name suggests【Taste test】

We try out this revolutionary condiment that could change the way everyone eats sushi, sashimi, or anything really.

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Peach Boy frozen snacks are strawberry flavored… with real apple juice

Just because it’s called “peach” and looks peach, doesn’t mean it’s peach-flavored. And just because it’s “strawberry-flavored,” doesn’t mean it’s strawberry-flavored either…

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“Poison Apple” from sacred mountain in Japan is said to grant your wishes this Valentine’s Day

Snow White and the Wicked Queen cosplay is now complete with this specially grown black “poison apple”.

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Premium green tea from Kyoto meets fine chocolate — and it’s a match made in sweets heaven!

What happens when renowned Kyoto tea makers are inspired by fine French chocolates? You get stunning and mouth-watering sweets like these!

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Tokyo jumps into the “kids’ meal for adults” game with this mouth-watering nostalgia trip

Baby King Kitchen is a restaurant that wants to make adults feel like kids again. Is it just a happy meal pipe dream, or a trip down memory lane?

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We’re giving away Pikachu ramen in the RocketNews24 reader contest!

Want to get your hands on some genuine, Japan-only Pikachu ramen? Read on to find out how you can in our RocketNews24 reader giveaway!

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We try new yakisoba noodles with chocolate sauce (Spoiler: it’s awful)

Food manufacturer Myojo recently released a special version of their popular Ippei-chan instant yakisoba noodles that includes a chocolate sauce topping. We tried it… so you don’t have to.

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Saga Prefecture’s hidden gem of a soba restaurant offers scrumptious, full course soba meals

A soba restaurant tucked away in the mountains of Saga Prefecture is known for every one of its menu items making use of the soba (buckwheat) plant.

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Demon pants and dog butts coming soon to Japanese mouths

If Sunkus’ Red-Oni-Pants-Lookin’ Bread and Pom Pom Purin’s Purin Purin! Butt Cakes are any indication, 2016 is shaping up to be a great year for baked goods. 

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Japanese confection maker offers students support with lucky four-leaf clover rice cakes!

Confectionary maker Suehiroan is hoping these daifuku rice cakes decorated with a four-leaf clover will provide encouragement for students taking entrance exams!

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