So, when you saw the name of this product, was the first thing that came to mind, “Mmm, coffee!”?
Yeah, me neither. And I have to admit, I’ve never woken up in the morning and thought, “Gee, if only I could have a nice cup of joe that tastes like smoke, I wouldn’t have to light up a cig until I’m fully awake.”
But of course, maybe that’s because I’m not a MAN.
I wonder if I’d be carded if I were to saunter up to the corner vending machine when nobody’s looking and try to buy one of these exclusive beverages? They do have a system here in Japan that requires you to insert an ID card that says you’re 18 before you buy cigarettes, so…
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Writing mystery books set in Tokyo is mostly what I do, but I also blog about the odd stuff I see every day in Japan. I'm a graduate of Stanford University and the Sendagaya Japanese Institute in Tokyo, and a member of the International Thriller Writers, the Mystery Writers of America, and Sisters In Crime. When I'm not in Tokyo, I live in San Francisco. I also host a travel site called The Tokyo Guide I Wish I'd Had, so if you're headed to Japan and want to check out the places I take my friends when they're in town, take a look!