Category Archives: Desserts

Snacks & Food from Osaka

As with other visits to Japan, it is almost customary to include a post that round-up the snacks and food that I tried.  Starting with my favorite find: Ice-creams from konbinis (convenience stores). Limited edition Raspberry Custard Haagen-Dazs bar was delightful both … Continue reading

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Meoto Zenzai 夫婦善哉, Osaka

After a satisfying beef yakiniku meal, we headed around the corner to queue for our desserts at Meoto Zenzai. The shop was established since 1874 Although there is a queue outside, it moves pretty quickly as they only serve 1 item … Continue reading

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Osaka Naniwaya 大阪 浪花家, Osaka

Our 3rd stop at Tengo Nakazakidori Shopping Street arcade was just a few units away from the poultry shop that we stopped by earlier. In fact we overshot and had to backtrack before stopping this place where we wanted to … Continue reading

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Snacks & Food from Kyoto

Wrapping up my Kyoto posts with snacks and food that we bought from the home ground of wagashi. Bought the first confectionery – Nama Yatsuhashi 生八橋 from one of the convenience store near the Kyoto train station building. This brand Izutsu Yatsuhashi Honpo is … Continue reading

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Kyou Sagano Chikujian (京 嵯峨野 竹路庵 本店), Kyoto

After a night’s rest we were fully recharged and ready to spend a long day exploring Kyoto starting with Arashiyama area. In order to beat the crowd, we arrived at the area before 9am. We also had another agenda up … Continue reading

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Suzette

Trapped at home with limited mobility, I needed some happy food to lift my mood…So I decided to order some cakes from Suzette and have them delivered to me. Suzette located at Esplanade is a sister restaurant of Lola’s Cafe (in … Continue reading

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Snacks & Food from Tokyo

After 2-weeks in Hokkaido, I’ve accumulated quite a haul of snacks from the Northernmost Island of Japan. As Tokyo was my last stop of the trip, there was limited luggage space left to carry back the bulky snacks. Nonetheless nobody … Continue reading

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