The Most Casual Experience at Chain Stores!

Japan has a variety of chain stores including cafes, sushi, ramen, beef bowl, fast food, etc. It is very common for these chain stores to release seasonal or limited edition menu that uses seasonal vegetables or fruits, which is usually only available in Japan. Check the following articles to find out what kind of chain stores there are in Japan, what is different from stores overseas, and for more information on Japanese chain stores!

The Most Casual Experience at Chain Stores!

Crispy but Creamy! Try Gindaco's Tasty Takoyaki in Japan!

Takoyaki (octopus balls) is well known as Osaka people's soul food, but 20 years ago this famous Takoyaki chain opened its first store in Ginza, Tokyo. Let's find out why their Takoyaki is so popular among Japanese people as well as people who live across borders!

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CoCo ICHIBANYA: The Biggest And Most Famous Japanese Curry Chain

When you are in Japan, you need to try Japanese curry. It is very different from Indian or Thai curry. It is a plate of rice covered with rich and creamy curry sauce that has a variety of ingredients. It tastes less spicy but amazingly savory. CoCo Ichibanya (CoCo壱番屋/CoCo Ichi) is the best place to try Japanese curry as they are the biggest and popular chain where you can get delicious and cheap curry!

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Chocolate and Croissant Heaven: Try St. Marc Cafe's Exclusive Choco Cro in Japan!

Choco cro, a croissant with chocolate inside, is St. Marc Cafe's signature menu! It is very popular among people in different parts of Asia, but why is it so popular? Let's find out together!

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Must-Try Japanese-Italian Freshly-Made Pasta Restaurant Chain: Kamakura Pasta!

It is not very common for a restaurant chain to offer raw pasta, but Kamakura Pasta does! With more than 30 kinds of their unique and refined Japanese-Western fusion style pasta and strictly selected ingredients, their pasta is beloved by numbers of Japanese people. Try their exclusive and original raw pasta!

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Eating Pasta with Chopsticks!? Try Goemon Pasta at Yomenya Goemon in Japan!

People usually eat pasta using forks, and that's probably the standard. However, people in Japan use forks AND chopsticks depending on the kind of pasta they eat! Especially for Japanese style pastas that they offer at Yomenya Goemon, they strongly recommend you to only use chopsticks to maximize your Goemon pasta experience. Let's see what kind of pasta they have to offer!

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Marugame Seimen - Cheap, Quick, Delicious Udon

Udon is one of the Japanese soul food that everyone loves to eat. It is a kind of chewy noodle you can eat in a variety of ways. You can eat this delicious noodle reasonably at Marugame Seimen!

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Hoshino Coffee's Menu: Look At These PANCAKES!

Hoshino Coffee's souffle pancakes are definitely worth the try. You can even have them in seasonal variations with special toppings like matcha ice cream or chestnut paste!

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Komeda's Coffee - Everyone's Favorite Cafe in Japan

Komeda's coffee (コメダ珈琲) is one of the most common and popular cafe in Japan. They offer very relaxing time with great coffee and food. Give it a try while you are in Japan!

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All About Mister Donut Japan And Its Awesome Menu

Mister Donut, as known as "Misdo", is one of the most popular chains in Japan. They not only offer donuts but also pasta, ice cream and even dim sum! Check out the menu of the most popular donut chain in Japan.

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