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Question Konbini chatter

Discussion in 'Japan' started by Crispy013, Dec 30, 2017.

  1. Donzah

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    Corn dog..
    But yeah..Dagwood. Closer to doughnut pastry
     
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    Even better if you can find:

    Winter Pokky. Only available from November until it runs our around early Feb. It has a dusting of cocoa, and it almost tastes a bit of honey.
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    Mio, my favorite sake. Even a lot of people around me who don't drink sake much like this sake Mio.
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    These are great. Cant get 185ml here.
    I don't normally drink red bull, but one of these is small enough to stomach and replace my morning coffee.
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  7. Donzah

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    I like the sandwiches

    :whistle:
     
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    since when did you start drinking sandwiches?
     
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    The average alc/vol of sake is 15 - 16%. Mio is only 5%, so Mio's alc/vol is as low as beer. Plus, I think the balance of sweetness and sourness is very good, so a lot of people who usually don't drink sake enjoy drinking the sake Mio/澪.
     
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    Ever found anywhere in OZ to buy these?
     
  12. Donzah

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    Not strongs , no.
    Seen some chu hi in Sydney
     
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  13. Ramenman

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    Some Lawson have Nest Beers. There is a train line between Mito = the capital of Ibaraki Pref and Fukushima Pref, where there are ski resorts I often go. The Kiuchi Brewery is along the train line, so it's not only yummy but also something more special craft beer for me. About the Kiuchi Brewery and Nest Beer:http://www.kodawari.cc/?en_home.html
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  14. Crispy013

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    Ooo, the expresso stout looks interesting :rolleyes:
     
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    Have come across that somewhere, delicious
     
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    Japanese shop next to Prahran Market
     
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    Rummy chocolate and the red bean cakes! The best. Not there until next week so cant post a pic...mmm cant wait...
     
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    Probably my favourite beer from the Lawsons, but have never seen the coffee stout there before
     
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    I love this, Lawson's "Double cheese cake".
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  20. Crispy013

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    Why is it classed as “double”?
     
  21. Ramenman

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    This is the reason:cool:
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  22. Donzah

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    Oishii
     
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    person s Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    and the best of all - Tokyu Hands
     
  24. Crispy013

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    Errrrrmagerrddd :love:
     
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    Yes! I could spend hours in that place
     
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    It's enough to give you the S#*ts.
    Moar dietary fibre required
     
  29. Ramenman

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    For long drive, I mean, to make you wide awake. 眠眠打破 = MinmindahaLOL
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  30. Ramenman

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    And, Konbini has many similar drinks.

    Megashaki
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    Black Black
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  31. Ramenman

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    Hai, totemo oishii:thumbs:. Totemo = very. The picture of Lawson's Double Cheese Cake I post above is the second generation one. Lawson is selling the third generation one now and it looks like this:love:.
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    Wish there was a konbini just around the corner
    Kinda up for it right now!
     
  33. Tonester

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    How sad are our 7-11s in comparison?
     
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    Kantsuma / 缶つま = a brand of expensive canned foods with beer, sake or chuhai at hotel as "second dinner":love:. I mean, it gets dark around 4:30pm in winter, so we tend to have dinner early, and we sometimes get a bit hungry around 11pm at hotel. 缶つま is very delicious and it can be even better dinner than restaurants sometimes:p.
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    缶つま has 50 or even more different foods, but most Konbini has only 10 or so, I think.
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    I've become a combini snob the last few trips. Most of the supermarkets have a better selection that's a lot cheaper and if you have a car you can drive there anyway.
     
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    LMB Old but definitely not Crusty! Ski Pass: Gold

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    Best thing ever in certain supermarkets - hot ready to eat sweet potato.
    Yaki Imo


    Oishiiiii desu ne!
     
  37. Tonester

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    What?!?! I **think** that would be awesome, especially when you're starving after a big day in the japow. Low GI is that's your thing, too!

    Which particular supermarket are these from?
     
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    They're better out of the back of a kei truck.
     
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    Which supermarket LMB? Yum!
     
  40. Donzah

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    I buy my Yaki Imo off a Kei truck
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    LMB Old but definitely not Crusty! Ski Pass: Gold

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    I’m sure they would be.
    But I’ve never seen them off a truck.
    Even so, the ones I have had are amazing! I’m a sweet potato fan, and a fruit and veg company owner - so I’ve had some good sweet potato in the past. These are next level.

    ...and @billykate
    You’ll find them on a little hot rocks stand in the middle of the veggie department at both Co-Op and Lucky Supermarkets in Kutchan. You’ll smell them before you see them. But they are often sold out.

    I had one for lunch yesterday. Just that. Was good. Was happy.
     
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    Yaki Imo is a thing in central Japan. You see the kei trucks alot . They'll usually have some form of bad music, or flags .
    Its the Japanese winter Mr Whippy.
    The fact they have a lit fire on the back of a 660cc truck?
    No worries
     
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    Only in Japan eh @Donzah LOL
     
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    Yeah was a eye opener ...
    I do like the sweet potato alot..
    and the charred corn in chilli butter
     
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    Oh my God
    I could live on buttered corn cob and the toasted sweet potato..

    Pickled Mackerel sashimi would be high on the ‘if I could only have 5 foods for the rest of my life’ list too.
     
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    I love the music, though, at least, it makes me hungry:p
     
  47. Sandy

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    A boiled sweet potato has a low GI of 44, but if baked for 45 minutes, the same sweet potato has a GI of 94. These dramatic differences come from the way the starches in sweet potatoes gelatinise during cooking. Foods that turn viscous, or jelly-like, in the digestive tract have a lower GI because the gelatinous starches slow the release of the nutrients in the food. Baking sweet potatoes instead of boiling or steaming, changes the quality of their starches and transforms sweet potato from a moderate-GI food to a high GI-food.

    Personally, after skiing, it's ok to get a hit of that high GI, because your muscles need a big recharge of glycogen.
     
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    So, @Sandy, how do you actually have the time know this shit? Really. Don't you actually "work"??
     
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    I certainly work !!!!!
    But I lost 10kg knowing this sh*t !!! ;)
     
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    Nice one. You went low GI only, or did other things too?