Tag - fries



Japan Times
Jan 22, 2022
Recipe: Kōya dōfu and bok choy stir-fry
If this simple stir-fry is good enough for a monk then it's good enough for your dinner table.
Japan Times
Jan 20, 2018
First Kitchen's Dessert Potatoes: An overpowering addition to the chocolate fries scene
We're currently living through a race by fast food chains to see who can best transform French fries into a dessert. Is First Kitchen up to the challenge?
Japan Times
Nov 11, 2017
Kenny Fries: From memoir to mortality and impermanence
When asked about his affection for Pikachu, American author Kenny Fries breaks into laughter. No, he says in an interview via Skype, the iconic Pokemon character had nothing to do with his decision to come to Japan. He came initially because, after applying for various fellowships, he was awarded the...
Japan Times
Jan 20, 2015
Every day is "fry" day at Lawson
It's a weird time to be a lover of french fries in Tokyo. On one hand, a string of fancy-pants stores are charging ¥600 for a handful of deep-fried spuds. On the other, you may find a tooth in an order at McDonald's. Lawson convenience stores offer an elegant solution — the "premium fried...
Jan 8, 2015
Metal fry fragment accusation joins list of McDonald's woes
As McDonald's Holdings Co. (Japan) reels from a string of food safety incidents, authorities in Kagoshima Prefecture revealed Thursday they a report was received in August last year about a metal fragment found in french fries sold at one of the burger chain's stores.
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 26, 2014
McDonald's Japan announces French fry fix
McDonald's Co. (Japan) said Friday that large servings of French fries will resume on Jan. 5 thanks to a recovery in its inventory.
Japan Times
Dec 16, 2014
McDonald's to sell only small-size fries due to delayed imports
McDonald's Co. (Japan) says it will sell small-size french fries because of a delay in imports caused by a port worker strike on the U.S. West Coast.
Dec 5, 2014
Restaurants and bakeries scramble amid french fry disruption and butter shortage
The Japanese food industry rushes to secure supplies of french fries and butter as disruptions and shortages threaten the lucrative year-end holiday season.


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