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Well, calling Cup Noodle "perfectly good ramen" is maybe stretching it, but let me explain. AKB48 is appearing in ads (because that's what idols do!) for Nissin Cup Noodle, showing the public how you can make the instant ram...
A recent ad for Pucchu candy featuring AKB48 has caught the eye of the Broadcasting Ethics and Program Improvement Organization, a Japanese broadcasting standards group. They claim the ad, which depicts members of AKB48 passi...
If I'm timing this right, you should be reading this right around lunchtime, give or take a bit considering how many timezones America has. You're getting hungry for something awesome. And now, you see this picture at the top...
Since moving out to Los Angeles last year, I have been exposed to the wonder of In-N-Out Burger, perhaps the second-best fast food burger chain in the country. Five Guys is still at the top of my list (especially now that a r...
Looking to get your sweetheart some sweets for Valentine's Day? Or are you going to be Forever Alone? Whichever category you fall into, J-List has a humorous sale going on that we just had to mention. For the month of Februar...
Food is pretty great, right? I don't know about you, but I like eating food. But when the food is presented too nicely, I almost feel like a bad person if I eat it and destroy the chef's little creation. That's the problem I ...
Ramen is awesome. Noodles in swirls of fat and salt make for one tasty treat, albeit on that's high in calories and sodium. So for women in Japan, it's easy to see why they might try to avoid it if possible, making ramen more...
Yes, there is another weird thing that the Japanese have put in a vending machine. What is it this time you ask? Hamburgers. Seems straightforward enough, if slightly more disgusting than fast food is normally. But there's a ...
Japan's favorite burger chain is going to be crossing the pond. No, I'm not talking about McDonald's, we've had those for ages. I'm talking about MOS Burger, the fast food franchise with 1,370 locations in Japan, about 200 in...
Japanese New Year celebrations usually incorporate osechi, a tradition dating back to the Heian Period involving symbolic foods packed into special bento boxes called jubako. Eating osechi is kind of a big deal, so you w...
Seems like at least half of the title pages in the One Piece manga depict Luffy and his crewmates chowing down and enjoying a hearty meal. It's a very European attitude towards the importance of mixing food and family, when y...
This video is either going to make or break your day. It's actually a year old by now, but has experienced a sudden resurgence due to certain corners of the internet. I certainly never saw it before, and I bet most of you hav...