Bringing traditional sweets back to the Kyoto masses

Food & Drink Jan 13, 2018

Bringing traditional sweets back to the Kyoto masses

The heir of a store specializing in a confectionery style with more than 300 years of tradition in Japan's ancient capital is hoping her youthful reimagining of yatsuhashi sweets will help attract a new generation of Kyoto locals and carry on its legend. Kanako Suzuka, ...

Un Grain: Good things come in small patisserie

Food & Drink | NEW IN TOWN Dec 16, 2015

Un Grain: Good things come in small patisserie

The lowdown: Premium confectionery brand Yoku Moku is bankrolling one of Tokyo's hottest patisserie chefs. Why we’re excited: Classic sweets with subtle twists, local ingredients and classy presentations. About 40 kinds of petits fours are available at Un Grain, Maison de mignardises. | MIO YAMADAIn addition to the ...

A waffly nice taste of Belgium

Food & Drink | DESSERT WATCH 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 ...