Asian Fusion (UPDATE)

Western products are easternized through cuisine inspirations
Implications - While East Asian food and culture becomes more westernized, western products have likewise become more easternized through cuisine inspirations. Influenced mainly by Japanese and Chinese food, and with a focus on sushi and Chinese takeout boxes, Eastern cuisine-inspired products offer consumers a culinary adventure around the world.
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Warm Top 6 Examples: 105,186 Total Clicks Dec 09 - Jul 10
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Takeaway Handbags - Chanel Shanghai Accessories Collection is Delicious
SCORE: 6.2
V. Hot 37,464 Clicks Pub: Mar 31, 10
Takeaway Handbags
Chanel Shanghai Accessories Collection is Delicious
Imagine going to a Chinese restaurant and getting this fabulous Chanel takeaway bag. Of course, it would be outrageous to carry your food in it, but amazing to own nonetheless. Karl Lagerfeld is a genius… [More]
Sweet Easter Sushi - Peeps Sushi Will Surely Induce a Sugar Coma
SCORE: 6.2
V. Hot 23,114 Clicks Pub: Apr 4, 10
Sweet Easter Sushi
Peeps Sushi Will Surely Induce a Sugar Coma
Peepshi, or Peeps sushi, consists of a decapitated Peep, Rice Krispies treats and Fruit by the Foot. To make a roll, shape a chunk of Rice Krispies treat into a hollow cylinder. Tuck a Peeps head into… [More]
Holiday Bento Boxes - Rice Snowmen and Other Edible Smiley Creations
SCORE: 4.1
Hot 20,938 Clicks Pub: Dec 25, 09
Holiday Bento Boxes
Rice Snowmen and Other Edible Smiley Creations
Bento boxes are awesome all year, but the festive holiday bento boxes by Adventures in Bento lend a new twist to creative Japanese lunch box art. It's a unique concept that blends a Japanese tradition… [More]
Take-Out Box Fascinators - The Chop Suey Palace Hat by Topsy Turvy Design is Delicious
SCORE: 4.3
Warm 9,536 Clicks Pub: Feb 15, 10
Take-Out Box Fascinators
The Chop Suey Palace Hat by Topsy Turvy Design is Delicious
I’m a huge fan of retro-modern fascinators like this Chop Suey Palace Hat by Topsy Turvy Designs. One of my favorite modern pin-up models, Bernie Dexter, is modeling this adorable headpiece, so you know… [More]
$2,700 Sushi - The World's Most Expensive Sushi is Garnished in Gold
SCORE: 5.2
Warm 7,806 Clicks Pub: Jul 1, 10
$2,700 Sushi
The World's Most Expensive Sushi is Garnished in Gold
The world's most expensive sushi has been made by chef Angelito Araneta Jr, who is a Filipino chef. He has created some fancy looking sushi, all garnished with gold leaves. If the gold leaves weren't fabulous… [More]
Sushi Wedding Cakes - Japanese Couples Cut Tuna, Not Cake
SCORE: 5.6
Warm 6,328 Clicks Pub: Apr 15, 10
Sushi Wedding Cakes
Japanese Couples Cut Tuna, Not Cake
If you can't manage a seaside wedding, bring that romantic low-tide aroma to your reception with a giant tuna. A company in Kanagawa prefecture does away with the stress of cake tastings and design dilemmas.… [More]