A waffly nice taste of Belgium

| Sep 23, 2014

A waffly nice taste of Belgium

by Angela Erika Kubo

MR.waffle offers freshly made Belgian-style waffles in flavors such as almond (¥180), cinnamon (¥170) and Earl Grey tea (¥170), in addition to plain (¥160). You can enjoy your waffle with a side of Belgian chocolate soft serve (additional ¥280/medium, ¥390/regular), but with cold weather ...

The raw appeal of eggs

| Sep 16, 2014

The raw appeal of eggs

by Makiko Itoh

The average Japanese person eats around 320 eggs (tamago) per year, according to the International Egg Commission, placing it in the Top 3 worldwide. (In comparison, the average American eats around 250 eggs per year.) Eggs are enjoyed in many sweet and savory dishes, ...

Green fairy leads to Tokyo absinthe bar

| Sep 9, 2014

Green fairy leads to Tokyo absinthe bar

by Melinda Joe

Five years ago, Hiroyasu Kayama developed a fascination with absinthe. Shortly before opening his bar Ben Fiddich in July 2013, he took a pilgrimage to the famous absinthe-producing town of Pontarlier, which lies on the French border with Switzerland. Now, the 30-year-old mixologist wants ...