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We Tried $7 Cake Vs. $208 Cake To See Which Was Worth It

Sagoi! (Translation: Amazing!)

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Sayanora! On this episode of Worth It, we finish off our Japanese adventure and our Season 3 adventure with something sweet, CAKE! Check it out:

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Different country, but same rules. We tried three different cakes at three different price points to see which one was the most Worth It.

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Our first stop was Pablo in Shinsaibashi, Tokyo.

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Here we would be served their original Cheese Tart. The cake costed ¥787 or $7 USD.

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The Cheese Tart has been their signature pastry from the start. A perfect ratio of meringue to cheese batter must be applied in order to avoid the cake being too airy or mushy.

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This texture and flavor of this cake was gentle and delicious. Steven described it as a gentle kiss and Andrew was surprised that this was already the first location.

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Our second location was Théobroma in Shibuya, Tokyo.

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Here we would have the San Joaqin Dos Cake for a price of ¥2462 or $23 USD.

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The cake had a very rich chocolate taste with some pleasant bitterness to it.

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The cake was so delicious that, Steven felt naughty eating it. Andrew said every component was playing an equal component to making it taste awesome.

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Our third location was Patisserie Satsuki at The Hotel Otani in Akasaka, Tokyo.

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Here we would be served the "Extra Super Melon Short Cake" at ¥22800 or $208 USD.

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For this cake, the melons were cut extra thick and was chosen at a sugar content of 14%. This precision was vital to create the most wondrous cake.

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Steven said that a good cake needed to have good texture, good flavor, and the sweetness was last. We were thoroughly impressed with the deliciousness.

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So who was the Worth It Winner? It was an unanimous decision that Théobrama's San Joaquin Dos cake was our winner! And that's a wrap of our Worth It in Japan and Season 3! Before you go, we want to know...

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  1. Who is your Worth It Winner?

    Who is your Worth It Winner?
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    The Pablo Cheese Tart @ ¥787 or $7 USD.
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    The Pablo Cheese Tart @ ¥787 or $7 USD.
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    The San Joaquin Dos @ ¥2462 or $23 USD.
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    The San Joaquin Dos @ ¥2462 or $23 USD.
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    The Extra Super Melon Shortcake @ ¥22800 or $208 USD.
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    The Extra Super Melon Shortcake @ ¥22800 or $208 USD.
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Who is your Worth It Winner?
  1. The Pablo Cheese Tart @ ¥787 or $7 USD.
     
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    The Pablo Cheese Tart @ ¥787 or $7 USD.
  2. The San Joaquin Dos @ ¥2462 or $23 USD.
     
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    The San Joaquin Dos @ ¥2462 or $23 USD.
  3. The Extra Super Melon Shortcake @ ¥22800 or $208 USD.
     
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    The Extra Super Melon Shortcake @ ¥22800 or $208 USD.
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