Dunkin’ Charcoal Donuts Thailand

Dunkin’ Donuts Thailand has introduced a new range of Charcoal Donuts last month (which caused a bit of uproar in the west for its black-faced advert). The use of edible bamboo charcoal has gained popularity in Asia in recent years, especially in bakery products. It’s thought to bring certain health benefits.

Dunkin Charcoal Donuts Thailand

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Beast – Dun.Sum.Cool

Korean boy band Beast in latest commercial for Dunkin’ Donuts’s cold beverages…

Harmonique Restaurant, Bangkok

First trip to Thailand in 33 years despite the fact that it’s the only country connected by land with West Malaysia. First meal in Bangkok on June 30, at the Harmonique Restaurant which is famous for its Thai-Isan (north-eastern Thai) cuisine…

Harmonique Restaurant, Bangkok, Thailand

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Kyoto fire ramen

A mini fire-show at a ramen restaurant [Jp] in Kyoto, Japan. Nothing magical, pour burning oil into water based liquid (vice versa) will do. Don’t try this at home ;)

I bet the gimmick will get them plenty of new customers, but it’s taste that matters most after all (not saying they are bad or anything). Hat tip to Japanprobe.

KARA, Japanese Christmas, fried chicken

A Japanese commercial featuring Korean pop group KARA, for convenience-store-chain Family Mart’s fried chicken for the upcoming Christmas celebration…

Fried chicken is synonymous to Christmas party in Japan. It’s a long story… in short the tradition started in the 1970s after an ingenious marketing campaign by Kentucky Fried Chicken (very popular in Japan) – that fried chicken was the best alternative to the customary Xmas turkey which was scarce in those days.