It's wowed the internet for years, starting with Burger King Japan's 5th anniversary celebration back in 2012. It's the Kuro Burger or "Black Burger." Now, the menacing meat is supposedly coming to America in time for Halloween, with some big modifications for local tastes. More after the jump.
La Ricetta Ristorante Pizzeria in Kanagawa Prefecture's Zama city isn't just an Italian restaurant with a generic name and website with still sports a counter, it's the home of an amazing otaku culinary artist Keesuke Inagaki. The technique involves using 28cm a marble coated pan and with ordinary pancake mix and soy milk. Get a look after the jump.
In the mood for some delicious fried chicken this weekend? What about chicken in strawberry, banana, or melon flavors? Maybe not? Sound kind of weird? Hit the jump to see the chicken!
This adorable Pikachu ramen makes me go "Aww," and makes my stomach rumble at the same time. Sapporo Ichiban put out two flavors of these electric rodent themed noodles this April, seafood and soy. More after the break!
Shokugeki no Soma, or Food Wars! features delectable dishes created by junior chef Soma Yukihira, but how would all those foods look in real life? Noriko Dohi, producer, took it upon himself to recreate several of Soma's dishes in real life, and they look absolutely delicious. Hit the jump to check it out!
Forecasts have “hanami” (cherry blossom) peaking at the southern most parts of Japan this coming weekend and progressing north of over the next month. Unfortunately, sakura viewers looking for a bit of caffeinated warmth will only have until tomorrow to get their hands of Starbucks Japan's limited spring treats. More after the jump.
What do Romance of the Three Kingdoms and gourmet food have in common? Hit the jump to find out.
Remember that Taco Bell Madoka Magica co-promotion hoax? Well, it looks like it might become a reality some day. While Yum! Brands siblings KFC and Pizza Hut are located across the country, you can only get Taco Bell on a military base. A failed 80's trail run in the Nagoya area hasn't dissuade Yum front include the Bell in its international expansion plans. More after the jump.
We've seen Studio Ghibli fans create some mouthwatering dishes before, but this particular viewer's initiative takes the cake. YouTube user Silver and Question decided to cook up the 47 dishes seen throughout the Studio Ghibli catalogue, with delicious results. Hit the jump to see them!
The Pom Pom Purin Cafe in Harajuku has been going strong for a while now, but now that it's winter there are a few new items being added to the menu. They're all just as adorable as you'd expect, too. Hit the jump to see how delicious they look!
There are plenty of adorable character-focused cafés to go to in Japan, but one of the most recognizable faces has her own as well! The Hello Kitty Café at Shibuya PARCO is now open and will remain so until December 25. Check out the treats after the jump!
We’ve all got our favorite flavors of Pocky, but have you ever considered drinking a warm beverage made out of your favorite? What about just plain, regular chocolate? Hit the jump to find out more!
How many times have you seen characters dining on delicious meals in a Studio Ghibli film? A middle school in Mishima, Japan decided to begin serving special school lunches inspired by classic films such as Porco Rosso, My Neighbor Totoro, and more. Hit the jump to make your mouth water!
There's nothing more fun than themed cafe food and the characters that inspire them, and Sanrio's Pom Pom Purin, or "pudding" dog has been given his very own Pom Pom Purin Cafe, located in Harajuku. It's too cute for words! Hit the jump for more!