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Category: Aromas in Japan

Meiji The Chocolate with Matcha Flavor

Imagine a brand like Hershey’s coming out with a range of chocolate bars that aim at a rather gourmet audience,…

Japan Aromas: Malebranche Chocolates

A brand called Malebranche? In Kyoto, Japan? What is that even supposed to mean?

Seeking Spice in Japan 16: Yoshinoya at the Airport for Unagi

The first food I had wanted to have in Japan, knowing that sansho (Japanese pepper) would play a role in…

Seeking Spice in Japan 15: A Hee-Hee Curry (Cup) in a Mall

Somehow, my last day running around Shinjuku, I felt like a simple Japanese curry – even more of a feel-good,…

Seeking Spice in Japan 14: Shin Udon

Another side of the block from Fuunji, another ‘noodles’ restaurant, a last udon and tempura I had in a highly-regarded…

Seeking Spice in Japan 13: Fuunji Ramen

Back in Tokyo, but this time on a more Blade Runner-ish side of the megalopolis (which had earlier made me…

Seeking Spice in Japan 12: Shinpuku Saikan

On the way out of Kyoto, to head back to Tokyo, a final meal here was in order.

Seeking Spice in Japan 11: Tempura Yaoki, Kyoto

A bit farther north from Nishiki Market in central Kyoto, on the same kind of dark and tight side road…

Seeking Spice in Japan 10: Omen, Kyoto

When there is a ‘noodle shop’ that famously makes its own chile pepper mixes, the ChiliCult-ist cannot be far off…

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