Monday, January 11, 2010

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Mixed Juice Flavored Kit Kat Bar (only in Japan)

Tasting Notes
Appearance: Glow-in-the-dark Velveeta cheese (if there were such a thing); Nose: Fruity bouquet; Palate: Carrot juice and cream sandwich cookies; Finish: Orthodontic grade tooth paste

While America and England (the birthplace of the Kit Kat) offer a paltry 4 or 5 varieties of the Kit Kat bar, Nestle's Japan boasts a range of Kit Kats that fuses the entire global dietary spectrum. I have vowed to try them all on an epicurean journey that has taken me to the very bowels of the Japanese confectionery industry. Come along for the ride as I cruise the platforms of subway stations across the land in search of vending machines offering up the most exotic delights for anyone willing to pay the price.

To find out more about Kit Kat bars in Japan try:
18 Kit-Kat Flavors You've (Probably) Never Tried (from Food Network Humor)
Japan Snaps Up "Lucky" Kit Kats (on the BBC)

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