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DESSERT WATCH

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Mar 14, 2021
Dessert gets an upgrade at two fast-food joints
Pie and ice cream makes for a classic combination, but a new pie at McDonald's and a new ice cream at Baskin-Robbins stand on their own.
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Feb 20, 2021
Garigari-kun, Japan’s best-selling popsicle, turns 40
The first of 2021's special Garigari-kun flavors is the crunchy, sweet-tart “Adult Garigari-kun Kiwi.”
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Feb 6, 2021
On the hunt for chocolate cake? Surprisingly, Sushiro has you covered.
With its new double-chocolate cake, the famous sushi chain is the Valentine's Day destination we didn't know we needed.
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Jan 17, 2021
Mister Donut’s Pierre Marcolini collaboration gets a jump on Valentine’s Day
The six limited-edition doughnuts pair classic flavors like chocolate, hazelnut and raspberry.
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Jan 4, 2021
Streetwear meets sandwich cookies in this sugary, luxe collab
Fashion brand Wind And Sea has collaborated with pastry creator Pierre Herme for a particularly tasty drop.
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Dec 19, 2020
Take 2021 by the horns with sweets fit for the Year of the Ox
More than over the Year of the Rat? Moo-ve into 2021 with these cow-themed cupcakes from Fairycake Fair.
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Dec 5, 2020
Eggslut goes sweet with its Eggy Banana Pudding
The Los Angeles-born chain specializes in — you guessed it — egg dishes. Starting this month, it's giving desserts a go, too.
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Nov 21, 2020
Upscale updates to the classic Mont Blanc
Department stores might already be in full Christmas mode, but specialty dessert stores aren't giving up on autumn flavors.
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Nov 7, 2020
Harajuku’s latest dessert trend? Taiwanese castella cake
New sweets constantly emerge in Japan, and the latest fad combines the addictive texture of a souffle pancake with the taste of castella.
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Oct 24, 2020
Minions and Mont Blancs dominate 2020’s Halloween treats
This year's Halloween events may have migrated online, but there's nothing virtual about these spooky and delicious sweets.
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Oct 10, 2020
The many layers of Cheese Dish Factory’s towering Mont Blanc parfaits
This autumn-appropriate sweet comes in four varieties — marron and tiramisu, berry and berry, fromage and rare cheese, and green tea and black kinako.
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Sep 26, 2020
Caramel-drizzled sweets hit the streets of Kichijoji
Although Caramel Ghost House has a befittingly Halloween name, the sweets store has managed to become a year-round player in Tokyo's dessert scene.
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Sep 12, 2020
Say farewell to citrus, and hello to sweet potato
Mister Donut is pumping up the potato flavor in this year's fall Satsumaimodo lineup.
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Aug 29, 2020
Sweet, fruit-filled and ... vegan?! This shortcake is a dream come true
Satisfying your sweet tooth as a vegan can be a challenge in Tokyo. Hal Okada Vegan Sweets Lab is a welcome arrival.
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Aug 15, 2020
Stay peachy keen and cool with Starbucks’ Juicy Peach Frappuccino
Trying to enjoy an icy treat before it melts during summer can be tricky. But sometimes a little melting is actually a good thing.
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Aug 1, 2020
Sweet dessert discoveries in Koenji
Kichiraku specializes in amazake (sweet, low-alcohol sake) yogurt and smoothies, which you can customize with plenty of toppings.
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Jul 18, 2020
It’s a clash of creamy and crunchy at Beard Papa’s
With two new takes on its signature sweet, cream puff specialist Beard Papa's isn't holding back for summer 2020.
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Jul 4, 2020
Strawberry Milk Ice Candy: A cool treat for a hot season
Strawberry sweets specialist Ichibiko has just released three refreshing strawberry-milk ice bars.
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Jun 20, 2020
Boozy classics and cute cakes to gift the dads in your life
Anyone still searching for a Father's Day gift is cutting it close. Here's two sweet options for the perfect last-minute gift.
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Jun 6, 2020
Mister Donuts celebrates its 50th with a matcha-chocolate collaboration
The celebratory “Matcha no Odoroki Series” brings together the talents of patissier Toshi Yoroizuka and Kyoto-based green tea producer Gion Tsujiri.

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