Food culture fascinates me, and one of my favorite things about living in Japan is enjoying the regional and seasonal sweets. Ichimi (pepper) flavored Kit Kats from Nagano? Sea-salt ice cream from the Noto? Coconut Pocky for summer? Sign me up.
This week’s fun link is Tofugu‘s list of Japanese limited-time junk foods of 2012. From Burger King’s squid-ink “Kuro Burger” to the Suntory Espressoda, Hashi briefly discusses the foods in terms of marketing and flavor.
What was your favorite Japanese junk food item of 2012?