Obscure Snack Flavor Of The Day


What do you mean, you’ve never heard of a bean and butter sandwich?

It’s late, and you’re jonesing for your favorite midnight snack, but someone ate the last of the red beans and then they left the butter out, so now it’s covered in marks that look suspiciously like they were made by a cat tongue. What to do, what to do?

Well, if you’ve played your cards right and you live in Tokyo, all you have to do is hop down to your corner convenience store and pick up a pack of red bean and butter sandwich cookie snacks!


What next? Peanut butter and green tea?

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