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Japan has Aero bars now–both standard, milk chocolate Aero, and special localised flavours like Green Tea. I’d actually tried Green Tea Aeros thanks to my good friend Deb Aoki, and sure enough today when I looked in the back of the fridge I still had most of a bag back there! (Seriously my fridge is so full of Japanese candy you would not believe.) Continue reading
I didn’t really dig on my last “Look” chocolate experience too much, designed as it was to capture the joy and sensation of a green-tea-with-red-bean-ice-cream-sundae sort of a thing, but when I saw the 4-flavours-in-one of A La Mode on the shelf, of course I had to pick it up. Banana, Almond, Strawberry, and Caramel all in one? It sounds ‘interesting’ at the very least, and has pretty amazing potential! Continue reading
This weekend’s Best of the Web directs you to Japanese-culture-for-Westerners website Tofogu.com, and their article “How to Drink in Japan.” I liked this article as much for what it did tell you as for what it didn’t. While last weekend’s … Continue reading
Much like, somehow, it took me six months to get around to reviewing a flavour of Pocky, it seems a little silly to me that I’ve somehow missed talking about Morinaga Hi-Chew… Continue reading
Back on Friday January 19th, I promised you all that I’d be back with a review of the other new “Air-In” Kit Kat, white-chocolate, on the Monday following. Today being March 12th, you may have noticed that I did not. Well, I’m back to let you know that we’re about to take a journey down the path of the Kit Kat Air-In White, the brand new sort of Kit Kat that mixes the wafer/flavour goodness with the micro-bubbles of Aero (or Mirage) bars. I was powerfully unimpressed with the Green Tea air-in Kit Kats, lets see how White fares?