Aieeee, it’s true! McDonald’s is selling chocolate covered french fries in Tokyo! These are so clearly a frontrunner for the All Flavors Of Nope Award, I feel I must selflessly step up and take one … Continue Reading In Which We Try Those Wicked-Looking Chocolate Covered French Fries
Just when you thought America had cornered the market when it came to eating ALL the carbs, Japanese burger chain Loteria one-ups the red-white-‘n-blue with this tri-deck noodle monster. Yes, it’s that … Continue Reading The Triple-Decker Noodle Burger
I finally tried Burger King Japan’s most recent all-black, all-the-time burger offering, and OMG please don’t look now, but I wolfed it down in record time. It looks pretty weird (especially the … Continue Reading Yes, Even The Cheese Is Black
I thought I’d seen the pinnacle of Unclear On The Concept when wedges of Camembert started showing up on Japanese pizza, but that was before I spotted this one topped … Continue Reading When I Said I Wanted Cheese Pizza, I Didn’t Mean THAT Kind Of Cheese!
What is Lotteria thinking? Seriously, how could you even bite that thing? I’m not talking about the triple-decker beef-o-rama – I’m eyeing that fried shrimp tower-o-power with the shovelful of tartar sauce just … Continue Reading I’ll See Your Triple Burger And Raise You A Shrimp Puck
Now that we’re deep into the dog days of summer, doesn’t the very idea of nomming down a hot slice heaped with stomach-bombing meats kind of make you shudder? Enter…the … Continue Reading Salad Pizza
What’s with the fruit on burgers here, people? I mean, I like apples. And I like burgers. But can we all agree that apples on burgers just does not go … Continue Reading Apple Burger
Your eyes do not deceive you: right there between the mustardy-mayo and the all-beef patty is a honkin’ deep-fried swadge of hash browns. In an attempt to challenge the Gurakoro … Continue Reading Would You Like Fries On That?
The mussels and clams on this Asakusa restaurant’s pizza are so fresh, they’re still in the shell! Behold the mixed seafood delight, which, as a bonus, delivers 5000% of your … Continue Reading Would You Prefer Clam Shells Or Raw Egg On That Pizza?
Why not take a break from the typical Christmas feast of fried chicken* and order a festive pizza instead? This beauty from Pizza Hut delivers something for everyone on your … Continue Reading Pizza of Christmas
Hey, what happens if you slap everybody’s favorite carb-o-rific side dishes together and sandwich them between an additionally carbo-o-loaded bun? Macaroni & cheese + shrimp croquette = McDonald’s Japan’s new Gurakoro Burger! … Continue Reading The Carb-O-Load Burger
What’s round and topped with cabbage, ginger pickles, bean sprouts, mayonnaise, otafuku sauce and dried fish shavings? Okonomiyaki pizza, of course! The beloved Osaka “omelet” is traditionally made with an eggy … Continue Reading Cabbage and Ginger Pickle Pizza
This seasonal treat is actually made with kabocha, but I guess “Squash Burger” didn’t have quite the same ka-ching to it. This Pumpkin Burger from Burger King Japan is not … Continue Reading One Pumpkin Bomb, To Go
And fortunately, Burger King did not disappoint! Behold the Kuro Burger, with a bun chock full o’ bamboo charcoal and ketchup made from squid ink! I was poised to snark, … Continue Reading I Was Craving Something Black For Lunch…
Blue Cheese? blaaat. Camembert? blaaat. Gouda? blaaat. Maple Syrup? BING-BONG! Yes, this month, Domino’s Japan will ship you a pizza bursting with four cheeses never before melted together on a crust, … Continue Reading And Today’s Japanese Pizza Mystery Ingredient Is…?
Standing in line this morning to buy food so I could make it through my three-hour Japanese class, I was casually browsing the shelves next to me in case something … Continue Reading Mmm, Intestine Flavored Noodles
Yesterday afternoon I was running around my neighborhood without lunch and too many errands to do, and suddenly I turned into a teenage boy. MUST. EAT. ONE MILLION CALORIES. NOW. … Continue Reading Spaghetti Burger
No your eyes do not deceive you: those are adorable – if un-pizza-like – miniature marshmallows joining the pineapple and kiwi goodness of this summer offering at the Shakey’s all-you-can-eat … Continue Reading Fruity Pizza
What all-beef manhandler’s got lettuce, tomato, pickles and onions, all topped off with two kinds of cheese and a special sauce? Yes, it’s Burger Pizza! The all-you-can-eat lunch buffet at … Continue Reading Burger Pizza
It’s a warm Saturday night in May, you’re on your fourth beer, and the new best friend you just met tonight says, hey, I hope the flowers I ordered for … Continue Reading Mother Of All Pizzas
What better way to celebrate the imminent opening of the cherry blossoms than with a shrimp and cabbage burger on a pink bun? • Better than pink-bunned burgers: a novel set … Continue Reading Cherry Blossom Burger
I’m sorry, but some things are just wrong. Nothing against mangos or burgers, but I think there’s a reason this seasonal offering at Freshness Burger is the first of its … Continue Reading Mango Burger
Yes, those ARE marshmallows joining the pumpkin and red bean paste topping, drizzled with black sesame sauce. I’m sure you’re craving an extra large. • Read a novel set in Tokyo…
Domino’s Japan is not for the pizza purist, but how could starving otakus survive without Mayo-Jaga: potatoes, pancetta, corn, onion and tomato sauce topped with liberal squeezes of mayonnaise, all served up on … Continue Reading Extra Cheese, Hold The Mayo