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Devilcraft Pizza

Chuo-ku, Tokyo

Chicago Style Deep Dish that hits the spot

genkidesu

genkidesu

11 hours ago

Bubba Gump Shrimp

Koto-ku, Tokyo

Bubba Gump Shrimp - Forrest Gump Restaurant

Crazydeath

Crazydeath

13 hours ago

On The Way Coffee & Cupcakes

Tokyo

Great cupcakes, friendly service, tiny storefront!

genkidesu

genkidesu

on Dec 16

Q&A

2 Answers

Good Sparkling Apple Cider in Japan?

This year I have a hankering for a good sparkling apple cider, like Martinelli's, which I usually had around the holidays with my family stateside. I've seen their apple juice at Kaldi Coffee Farm, and it might be sold at Costco, but is there something similar from Japan? I keep seeing grape or melon champagne style sodas for kids to drink around the new year or Christmas, but not apple. Any suggestions / brand names of locally made sparkling apple cider are appreciated!

helloalissa

on Dec 11

2 Answers

coffee makers

So, I really want to invest in a good quality coffee maker. Until now I've used a french press, but my husband does instant coffee because it is the quickest thing to a cup of coffee. All of the coffee makers I've seen at K's denki and such are flimsy plasticy and feel like they will fall apart in 5 mins, but still cost ichi man. I'm afraid to purchase one online and have the same feeling. Anyone have a brand recommendation on amazon? I'm looking for one with a programmable timer for my mendokusagari husband.

edthethe

on Nov 30

4 Answers

stray power cords

Is it possible to buy just a power cord for a kotatsu? We can't find ours anywhere, and I'm not sure where to look.

edthethe

on Nov 23

3 Answers

Disinfectant Spray Similar to Lysol?

Do any of you fellow expats know of a similar spray to Lysol in the US (spray disinfectant) that you can get here in Japan? Our daughter is coming down with a bug, it seems, and we're doing our best to keep germs at bay as much as we can. Would love some input if you have any suggestions!

genkidesu

on Nov 5

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