Which Japanese convenience store has the best steamed pork buns?【Taste test】

Originally published on Sora News by Casey Baseel

We visit Japan’s big three combini, plus one dark horse contender, on our search for nikuman bliss.

Once upon a time, Japanese convenience stores only sold steamed buns in the fall and winter, under the assumption that because they’re served hot, people wouldn’t want to eat them during the warmer parts of the year. That didn’t turn out to be the case at all, and nowadays convenience stores sell steamed buns all year round.

Still, we have to admit that as the temperatures go down, our cravings for piping-hot steamed buns goes up, so we plan to eat

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