Japanese Cheesecake

There is this new place that sells Japanese cheesecake in Burnaby and has super long lineups. For those of you that have tried it, is it worth waiting hours in line just to get one? Is there somewhere else to get it? I walked by there yesterday and it smelled soooo good but I don't want to stand in line for hours. They should open another location so the wait time isn't unreasonable.

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I bet...

Jun 23, 2018 at 3:49pm

... that they have carefully calculated how many to produce so that a line forms, giving the appearance of it being excellent!

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Sheeple

Jun 23, 2018 at 3:53pm

In Japan they'll pay people to stand in line to make a new business look like it's the most incredible delectable on the planet. It's the oldest trick in the Japanese book.

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My 2 cents

Jun 23, 2018 at 5:37pm

Over rated...not worth wait to me. Some others love it though. To each their own.
Store opens at 10am M-F. I would start waiting at 9am. This would make the wait about 1 hr. If you start lining up after 10am the wait will be at least 1 1/2 hrs or longer.

Make sure you pick up the Madeline cakes. I heard they are very good.

You can only purchase one cake per person.

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Tsk tsk

Jun 23, 2018 at 6:46pm

We see you. Good free advertising. Tempted to google but I refuse!!!

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Instant chain

Jun 23, 2018 at 6:53pm

This company just very recently opened their first Western Canadian location. Why would they open any other locations until after the novelty has died down and they know their actual longterm demand? Exclusivity is a selling point because you certainly noticed.

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derrp

Jun 23, 2018 at 10:57pm

But for most of those people waiting in long lines for food trends IS the point. If you don't get it that's probably a good thing.

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The truth

Jun 23, 2018 at 11:05pm

No it’s not worth lining up for. Wait for the lines to die down

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I had it

Jun 24, 2018 at 9:01am

And TBH I dunno what so special about it.I can make the same or better,it's easy and cheaper to make,and thousands of recipes online

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Anonymous

Jun 24, 2018 at 9:46am

honestly, what drove you to post this?

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BurrnabiteCheesy

Jun 24, 2018 at 12:06pm

Very good cheesecake. Made in the true "samurai breakfast" tradition. It tastes like a shower under Hokusai's wave with a hint of Mifune's bravado, and a finish as smooth as Nonami Takizawa's lines...Go join the line!

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