As Tokyo’s denizens bundle up for the chilly weather and look around at the sparkling lights that cover the city, it’s safe to say the holiday mood is at its peak — and that includes holiday cravings that those with a sweet tooth simply cannot resist.
Daimaru Tokyo, the leading branch of one of Japan’s major department store chains which sells over 30,000 sweets every day, invites visitors to check out its seasonal special collection, a curated list of the very best of its vast selection of sweets.
Drop by Daimaru Tokyo, just steps away from JR Tokyo Station’s Yaesu North Gate, and treat yourself to this carefully-curated collection of tasty seasonal treats.
Anovan: bouchée (plain): 300 yen (tax included) 【1F】
Appearing for the first time at Daimaru Tokyo is a soft, light bouchée created by Anovan. Located in Omotesando, Anovan is the newest shop produced by the long-adored confectionery chain Kameya Mannendo. This bouchée is created with 48% milk-fat cream that’ll melt in your mouth.
Tokyo Peasen (Flavors): Plain, Cheese, Shrimp
One pack of 6 pieces: 702 yen (tax included)【B1F】
For those who are looking for something tasty, but not too sweet, these peanut rice crackers are a great choice. The flavorful Japanese treats are produced by Tokyo Peasen.
Hotaru no Hikari: Dried Firefly squid (20g): 800 yen (tax included)
Cheese pollack (35g): 630 yen (tax included) and more【B1F】
Think twice before you say no to these Japanese delicacies — they’re recipes that have been passed down for generations, and these unique treats make a great companion for a pint of beer. These treats are probably one of the best souvenirs you could get for a friend who’s fond of a drink or two.
Grapestone: Chocolat Puffly (10 pieces) 1,080 yen (tax included) 【1F】
One of the store’s MVP sweets, these chocolate bars from Grapestone, called Chocolat Puffly, combine nuts, fruits and rich cream between two sweet chocolate biscuits.
BABBI Christmas Grand Waferini Set (Pistachio, Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Hazelnut, Lemon): 2,268 yen (tax included) 【B1F】
These Italian chocolate wafers are the season’s ultimate sweets. Filled with six different kinds of cream, these delicious treats will get you in the holiday mood in no time.
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