A few years back, there was a report that wealthy people in Russia were paying over $800 for Japanese square watermelons. In Russia, that’s supposedly 300 times the price of a regular watermelon. But why square Japanese watermelons? That’s so passé!
Visting Japan? Or perhaps you already live in the country. Here are some handy rules to follow for eating and drinking protocol.
Howdy Kotaku! Ben and Peter have returned to run Kotaku for the 4th of July.
Japan has brought the world some truly delicious treats, but one of the best of all has to be meron pan (melon bread). We know it tastes good, but how was it invented? And why is it called that?
I played several different games at the Game Developers Conference last week, but I only ate one of them.
Are you hungry? Watch this food supercut and you will be.
Some Japanese sandwiches are terrible. Others are okay or even very good. However, these Japanese sandwiches are world-class.
Often foreigners in Japan are complimented on how they use chopsticks. Many, however, are not actually using them properly. Then again, neither are most Japanese people. Go figure.
Food is such an important part of our lives, so I’m always curious about its portrayal in games, especially the stranger dishes.
Who’s hungry for some Magic Cake or a Mach Pizza?
If we had known how 2017 was going to turn out, there would have only been one article this year—Our Emotions: The Snacktaku Review. It would have saved us a whole lot of typing, video editing and Tums. But snacking isn’t about why we eat—it’s about what we eat. Here’s what we ate in 2017.
This is Yuka Kinoshita. And today, we are going watch her eat so much fucking food.
In its latest attempt to replace all foods with processed potato product, Pringles takes on Thanksgiving dinner with eight different flavors—turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, pumpkin pie, cranberry sauce, macaroni and cheese and creamed corn. We’d say grace first, but no.
Nour is an art game about the beauty of food and playing with what you eat. With a few slaps of the keyboard, a ramen bowl gets packed with noodles while boba balls leap into tea cups. It’s silly but gorgeous. It’s this week’s Indie Pick.
It’s 5:30, and I realize in half an hour I’ll be slammed with customers. Before they all get here I need to unclog the toilets, take out the trash, refill the drink machine, and prep the hot dogs, corndogs and pretzels. Before I get a chance, someone orders some fucking nachos. Cook Serve Delicious 2 barely leaves me…
Starting Sunday, August 27 at limited locations across the U.S., Arby’s is going to be selling big honking turkey legs. Just handing meat-covered bones out the drive-through window. Here is your meat covered bone, sirrah. Now get thee hither to yon Game of Thrones finale.
If you’ve ever wanted to cook like Link in Breath Of The Wild, the chef at Binging With Babish has you covered with these recipes. Just hold your nose before cutting the durian fruit.
What happens when the world’s favorite brand of stack-able potato crisps meets Nissin’s popular line of Japanese-style survival rations? Lots of people tilt their heads and go “huh,” for starters. Also, I make a Snacktaku video.
Roses are red, violets are blue. Both are technically edible. Blueberry Pie Oreos are a sort of a pale violet that looks nothing like something that should make its way to your stomach.
Were you were outside today, barbecuing hot dogs in the sweltering heat, and thinking, “Gee, I wonder where I can get some Nintendo-themed frozen yogurt?” If that’s the case, have I got some fantastic news for you.