Otafuku x Medetai, New York vs Gyu Kaku Taiyaki Vancouver

I was looking for Japanese food in New York and stumbled upon the website for Otafuku. Sobaya is just across the street. We went to both places and will talk about Sobaya another time. Otafuku is more of a takeout/picnic type restaurant with a couple seats.  I tried their Takoyaki (ball shaped pancake stuffed with…

Liberty Cafe on Main Street

We are a family addicted to Japanese characters, Japanese snacks, and sushi. When we discovered Liberty Cafe has a totoro gingerbread cookie, I almost fainted. It was perfect with a green tea matcha. Sit inside or enjoy the sunshine and sit outside on the patio chairs. This place is kid friendly and lots of moms…

Anpanman chocolate

For those that have been following us on Instagram, you will know that our family is addicted to rice crackers and Japanese snacks. Ok, maybe Korean snacks too. I found this cute Anpanman chocolate recently. This is called Fujiya Pero Pero chocolate. It’s milk chocolate.  I love how you can keep the stick after and…