KanPan (Can Bread)

Brand: Sanrotsu Cost: 108 yen Found at: Daiso I will not survive the apocalypse. I’m a city girl with the survival skills of an up-market Havanese dog so I am well aware that as soon as the hot water runs out, I will probably immediately fall down dead from the shock of cold water on... Continue Reading →

Deep Fried Round Rice Cracker

Brand: Amanoya Cost: 108 yen Found at: Lawson   These rice crackers are extremely dangerous for me to have around the house for a couple of reasons: They are delicious (they have a sweet-salty-savory flavor and a satisfying crunch that is impossible for me to resist. It hits all my food favorites in one go.)... Continue Reading →

Soft Chocolate Bread

Brand: 7-11 Cost: 138 yen Found at: Narita Airport 7-11 Last year, I resolved to eat healthier. In fact, I have been making this same resolution for the past several years – writing it down along with three or four other resolutions that I think about for two or three days and then lose in... Continue Reading →

Isobe Mochi

Brand: Yamandai Cost: 110 yen Found At: Yamadai I once listened to a great courses lecture on the history of food and learned significantly less than I should have. There were a lot of names and empires and discussions of roux – whatever that is. The only useful bit of information that my memory grabbed... Continue Reading →

Ninja Fuwamaru Corn Snacks

Brand: Tohato Price: 78 yen Found At: AEON   I love the campiness of these chips. The bag features the image of a woodblock-style ninja and the legend: “Floating, weightless and then suddenly vanishing into your mouth.” It’s the kind of hype that I love in a snack – go big, or go home. Despite,... Continue Reading →

Crispy Green Pea Snacks

Brand: Mini Stop Cost: 108 Found At: Mini Stop  After the Japanese Mustard Spinach Protein Cookies, I had very low expectations for the Mini Stop’s “health conscious treats” section. But I am glad that I gave the savory side of the section a try because these green pea snacks are delicious! They are crunchy, green,... Continue Reading →

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