When I first came to Japan, I was dazzled by the array of foods offered at convenience stores. I think everybody from the US is blown away by Japanese convenience stores because they’re so impressive, and also because ours back home stink. They usually have just a crusty 3-day-old taquito rotating in the oven looking like it died and forgot to lie down.
Japanese convenience stores offer all kinds of different food. The only trouble is that when you first go to Japan, you have no idea what any of it is. Continue reading