Brigela

Gelato served in a warm brioche bun? Is that even a thing? Why yes it is, and you can try it for yourself at Brigela (Brioche-Gelato), a dessert chain in Tokyo. Combining the Japanese love of fresh bread and soft ice cream, Brigela seems like the perfect fit for the Japanese palette. Traditional flavors include…

Limited Edition Pocky

This past week, Glico released two special flavors of their popular Pocky snack. For those who are not familiar with Pocky, the chocolate covered biscuit sticks sold worldwide, you might be from Europe where they are branded “Mikado”. Just in time for the Rio Summer Olympics, Brazilian Orange flavored Pocky are readily available in supermarkets…

Ice Cream Vending Machine

Everyone loves the ice cream truck, coming down the street on a hot summer day loaded with every variety of ice cream a kid can imagine. The only thing better would be a vending machine, so you wouldn’t have to wait in anticipation for the ice cream truck, right? Thankfully, Japan’s marketing department has heard…