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KFC Is Finally Launching A Burger…In Japan

KFC has already made headlines this week with KFC Korea's Fire Double Down—but that's not enough for the world-famous chicken chain. In Japan, the KFC empire is launching flavor missiles…

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An Illustrated History of Sushi

Illustrations by Albert Hsu You know dining habits have shifted dramatically when Iowa City's Sushi Kicchin boasts a four-and-a-half star Yelp review. From pinwheel-shaped rainbow rolls to…

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Whole-Fish Sushi Rolls are a Thing

You may know what uni and hamachi are—but do you know what iwashi is? It's the Japanese name for sardine, the small, oil-rich, delicious saltwater fish. Kurazushi, one of Japan’s most popular…

Sweet red bean soup with mochi. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons/blue lotus)

Mochi: Delicious Snack or Silent Killer?

The Associated Press reports that in Japan at least 128 people were rushed to hospital in the first few days of 2015 as a result of choking on mochi—the sticky, glutinous rice cakes that…