Nara's Asuka Hot Pot Gives Flavor Of Food Culture From Afar

Nara's Asuka hot pot gives flavor of food culture from afar

Recipe books collected from around the globe, some written in Cyrillic and Arabic, line the bookshelf of Yuriko Aoki, a cooking expert on the world's local dishes.

She refers to the books, including an instructional tome with hand-drawn illustrations and a beautiful volume resembling a photo album, to recreate local flavors and introduces them through events and the media.

Roasted Tea A Hit For Its Mild Flavor, Aroma

Roasted tea a hit for its mild flavor, aroma

By Miho Saeki / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff WriterBeverages, sweets and other products flavored with hojicha, or Japanese roasted green tea, have become a common sight in stores these days.

Hojicha's mild flavor and aroma have brought new popularity to existing products. Increasing health consciousness among consumers has also fueled the trend.

Honda Civic Tour With Onerepublic Hits The Road For 2017; 'civic Tour City Flavor' Food & Music Experience To 'pop Up' In Select Markets

Honda Civic Tour with OneRepublic Hits the Road for 2017;  'Civic Tour City Flavor' Food & Music Experience to 'Pop Up' in Select Markets

 

Fans and foodies rejoice!  One of summer's most anticipated concert tours, the Honda Civic Tour (HondaCivicTour.com), is in full swing with multi-platinum-band OneRepublic – featuring special guests Fitz and the Tantrums and James Arthur – and is all set to add the new Civic Tour City Flavor pop-up food & music experience at select Civic Tour concert venues. Now in its 16th year, the robust North American tour includes dates in Detroit, Virginia Beach, Philadelphia, Hartford, Dallas and Los Angeles, as well as in Anaheim at the Honda Center on Sept. 2 (see full itinerary below).

Japan’s Favorite Pocky Candy Gets A Whiskey Flavor

Japan’s favorite Pocky candy gets a whiskey flavorAlong with Pocari sweat, Fusen gum and flavored Kit Kats one of Japan’s famed food export is Pocky candy. These long cigarette shaped flavored biscuits are seen in 7/11 shelves from Beverly hills to Roopongi hills. Going beyond the usual strawberry and chocolate flavors the company has now introduced a whiskey flavor.

Kitkat Sake Flavor Launched In Japan

KitKat Sake flavor launched in JapanThis was long due, in a country known for its unique flavored KitKat bars there isnt one on its most famous drink. Riding on the success of the green tea flavor which was more popular with tourist than locals, Nestle Japan has introduced the KitKat Sake flavor.

Rainbow Hair W/ Spank!, Listen Flavor, Cinnamoroll & Swankiss Platforms In Harajuku

Rainbow Hair w/ Spank!, Listen Flavor, Cinnamoroll & Swankiss Platforms in HarajukuThis rainbow-haired girl with twin tails is Haru. She is 20 years old.
Haru is wearing a colorful jacket from the famous Tokyo boutique Spank! over a t-shirt from Listen Flavor and a pink tutu she bought in Harajuku. Her plush backpack is from G2? and her ribbon-tied flatforms are from Swankiss. Her accessories include items from Sanrio Puroland, Show by Rock! and Claire’s, such as heart rings, a beads bracelet, and a Cinnamoroll necklace.