OmNomBox September 2015 Subscription Box Review & Coupon

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OmNomBox is a monthly Asian snack subscription box with snacks from Japan, Korea, Taiwan and more! Every month’s box has 10-12 different Asian snacks including a drink and a mix of full-size and deluxe size products.

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I love the packaging for this box, it’s so cute!

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There’s quite a lot of snacks in the box.

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Everything in the September Box.  This was an exciting collection, because only the Pocky was something I had eaten before.

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The information sheet has all the details on every snack. Well, almost every snack — this month had a mystery bonus snack thrown in, so that one was a a bit of, well, a mystery.  If you need ingredient information for any snack they provide an email address.

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Hapi Ramen Crunch Cracker in Original Flavor:  These are called Ramen Crunch because the cracker dough is essentially a noodle prior to cooking.  These wavy ribbons have a snap to them and a cooked starch flavor — they remind me a bit of the flavor of canned shoestring potato fries and chow mien noodles, but with a bit of soy seasoning.

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Tohato Caramel Corn:  Ahoy Cap’n!  These little curls may look like puffed Cheetos, but they taste like Cap’n Crunch, except they are just sweet and puffy, not razor sharp.

Salt & Seaweed Senbei:  The seaweed flavor is actually relatively mild, which I think makes these more appealing.  This disc is very crunchy — it is more of a crispy senbei than a puffy/crunchy senbei.

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Almond Crush Pocky:  This is the premium version of Pocky.  The biscuits are a little bigger, and the coating is extra thick, encasing chunks of almond.  You get six per bag, many fewer than the smaller Pocky, but they are much more enjoyable.

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Bourbon Petit Lemon Sandwich Cookies:  The bright lemon cream is pretty much as I expected.  The “cookies” were actually indistinguishable from Ritz crackers, making these odd, but pleasant sandwiches a specie of lemon Ritz Bitz.

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Bourbon Chocoliere:  Little biscuit cookies (butter/tea cookies) with a fudge stripe down the top.  The fudge is a soft icing-type ribbon.

Pineapple Cakes:  The pineapple filling is a sweet pineapple jam.  The cake is a greasy an crumbly pastry.  The style of the dough is such that it retains a bit of what seems like a raw flour taste (or possibly the leavening).  It tastes good, but its worth noting, as it imparts a distinctive taste (analogous to sourdough bread’s odd but yummy charm).

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Mystery Bonus Snack:  Our bonus snack was Meito Soda Mix Candy (and a sizable bag, at that)!  This hard candy comes in several flavors, including cola, grape and what I think are supposed to be lemon, melon, and yogurt (!?!).

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Sangaria Royal Milk Tea:  Black tea with milk.

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Glico Green Tea Crackers:  A simple tea biscuit with green tea (matcha) filling.

Fujiya Home Pie:  Very unexpected type of cookie, given the name.  It is a sweet, crunchy palmier-style cookie.

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Alfort Milk Chocolates:  These came in a light and dark variety, each with a sailing ship imprinted in the thick chocolate.  The cookie was hearty, like a not-quite-sweet graham cracker.

This is a good snacker’s subscription — the snacks are varied and not as cutesy or complicated as some of the Asian snacks that are fun and popular.  There was a good mix of traditional and modern flavors.
Visit OmNomBox to subscribe or find out more! Get $3 dollars off your first box. Use coupon code HELLOSUB3.

The Subscription: OmNomBox
The Description: OmNomBox is a monthly subscription box that is packed with Asian snacks from Japan, Korea, Taiwan and more! Every box includes a drink and a mix of full size and smaller sized snacks! Free shipping to US, additional charge for international orders.
The Price: $25.00 per month
The Coupon: Get $3 dollars off your first box. Use coupon code HELLOSUB3.
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