Food + Drink

Starbucks Candy Pistachio Frappuccino

Seattle-based international coffee and coffeehouse chain has launched a new Frappuccino for the Japanese market. Part of Starbucks’ latest seasonal drinks, the new Candy Pistachio Frappuccino blended ice coffee drink brings in the Christmas mood with a pistachio-flavored base and topped with whipped cream with candy-coated...

KFC ‘Kentucky Christmas 2017’

American fast food giant, Kentucky Fried Chicken continues its annual tradition of celebrating the Christmas season with a limited edition menu of holiday pre-order sets for the Japanese market. To many Japanese, the Christmas holiday has become synonymous with the American fast food giant, Kentucky Fried...

Kellogg’s Announces Limited Edition Super Mario-Themed Cereal

Kellogg's has teamed up with Japanese electronics company, Nintendo for a limited edition Super Mario-themed cereal. Consisting of star-shaped oats accompanied with various mixed berry marshmallows in the shape of Super Mario power-ups, the cereal box also functions as an amiibo accessory. Those playing the recently...

Pepsi Christmas Cola

American soft drink manufacturer, Pepsi is continuing its tradition of limited edition soft drink flavors in Japan with the Pepsi Christmas Cola. In the spirit of the holiday season, the Pepsi Christmas Cola highlights a sweet and sour strawberry aroma - inspired by the light and fluffy...

Dong-A Pharmaceutical + Baskin-Robbins

South Korean-based Dong-A Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. has teamed up with American ice cream chain, Baskin-Robbins to turn its signature energy drink Bacchus into a sorbet. First launched in 1963, Bacchus is a non-carbonated energy drink. Previously sold only in pharmacies, the drink has become available...

Zauo Coming to New York City

Tokyo-based restaurant chain, Zauo is set to open its first United States location in New York City. Located in New York City's neighborhood of Chelsea, the three-story restaurant takes fresh seafood to the next level by offering guests the opportunity to catch their own dinner. First...

McDonald’s Barista Collection 2017 Fall

American hamburger fast food giant, McDonald’s has recently launched a limited edition McCafé menu for the Japanese market. Under the tagline “Barista Collection,” the new McCafé menu will be available for the 2017 fall season and consists of three apple-themed drinks including the Chunky Apple...

Krispy Kreme ‘Enjoy Halloween Kawaii’

American doughnut chain, Krispy Kreme is continuing its tradition of celebrating the Halloween holiday with a limited edition collection of doughnuts for the Japanese market. Available between September 13 and October 31, 2017, the ‘Enjoy Halloween Kawaii’ collection features five scary-themed doughnut designs. Flavors include the...

McDonald’s Teams up with Hello Kitty and Pokemon

[gallery link="none" size="large" ids="21357,21356"] American hamburger fast food giant, McDonald’s offers some '90s nostalgia with two limited edition Happy Meal toy promotions. For the girls, there is the Sanrio "Hello Sanrio" collection, and for the boys, there is the Pokemon "Pokemon Sun" and "Pokemon Moon" collection. Each...