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Cool, sweet and refreshing. Bubble tea began as a chanced invention by a popular tea shop in Taiwan during the 1980s. With its unique taste and large neon straws, bubble milk tea quickly spread throughout the world and has grown a cult following. Referred to as either boba or pearls, the tapioca balls adds a delicious texture to any drink, from milk teas to coffee, smoothies or shaved ice…




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    10 Corso Como + ASICS

    In celebration of 10 Corso Como’s 25th anniversary, the Italian-based shopping and dining complex has teamed up with Japanese sportswear manufacturer, ASICS for a limited edition Gel-Lyte III sneaker. Inspired by an original painting by American artist Kris Ruhs, the collaboration sneaker comes in a minimalistic......

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    2016 Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival

    Celebrating its 6th year, the 2016 Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival is the largest festival of Japanese animation in Wales. Running September 24-25, October 18 and October 29, 2016, the Kotatsu Festival showcases the latest and very best in Japanese animation with an expansive and varied line-up......

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    Takashi Murakami at the Galerie Perrotin

    Famed Japanese contemporary artist, Takashi Murakami is currently on exhibition at the Galerie Perrotin in Paris. Running September 10 through December 23, 2016, “Learning the Magic of Painting” marks Murakami’s twelfth solo show and highlights a brand new exhibition. Known for his success in blurring......

  • United Arrows & Sons + Adidas

    Japanese-based men’s contemporary fashion retailer, United Arrows & Sons has teamed up with German sports apparel manufacturer, Adidas for a collection titled “Icon.” Inspired by the Japanese martial art of jiu-jitsu, the “Icon” collection consists of a range of uniform jackets, pants and hoodies that feature......

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    KFC Green Tea Biscuits

    American fast food giant, Kentucky Fried Chicken has recently launched a new menu item for the Hong Kong market. Unlike the typical KFC biscuits served in the United States, KFC’s new Green Tea Biscuits are drop-style biscuits that differ in size and texture. Green tea powder is added......

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    2016 Busan International Film Festival

    Celebrating its 21st year, the 2016 Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) has grown to be most dynamic and largest film event in Asia. Held in Busan, South Korea, BIFF runs October 6–15, 2016 and presents a staggering 301 feature films from 69 countries around the world. Growing exponentially every......

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    Mommy Sauce

    Los Angeles-based Mommy Sauce brings true Korean flavor to home cooked meals with an assortment of sauces. Developed by Youn-Jin Choi, mother of gourmet Korean taco truck founder, Roy Choi, Mommy Sauce presents her 40-year old secret home recipe with a line of five sauces: Bulgogi, Spicy Bulgogi, Kimchi,......

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    J. Crew + ASICS

    American multi-brand specialty retailer, J. Crew has teamed up with Japanese sportswear manufacturer, ASICS for a limited edition redesign of the Gel Lyte III sneaker. Inspired by the rustic scenes of the American west, the collaboration sneaker comes available in two colorways – Dirt Road and......

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    2016 Asian Pacific Festival

    Celebrating its 3rd year, the 2016 Asian Pacific Festival unites the Asian Pacific communities in a celebration of the rich Asian culture in Southern California. Running October 22-23, 2016, the two-day event offers a virtual tour through Asia with cultural events from Vietnam, China, Thailand, Korea,......