We try buying a giant Costco Japan purin that’s not purin and not at Costco【Taste test】

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The surprisingly complex tale of Mr. Sato’s desire to eat a bunch of pudding.

Costco Japan is a melting pot of American and Japanese food and shopping cultures. You’ll find the chain’s U.S. staples like rotisserie chickens and blueberry muffins just a few steps from an entire row of sake and freezers full of frozen takoyaki octopus dumplings.

So when our Japanese-language reporter Mr. Sato heard that Costco Japan sells a jumbo-sized purin, the Japanese custard pudding that’s near and dear to his heart, he wanted it in his stomach. His desire grew even stronger when he also

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