Kakigori is a Japanese shaved ice dessert flavored with syrup and condensed milk. During the hot summer months, kakigōri is sold virtually everywhere in Japan. Some shops serve it with ice cream and sweetened red beans.
Sakabayashi or Sugitama is used to inform everyone that new sake has been made. A sugitama is made from fresh pine leaves. And as the sugitama dries and changes color, it lets people know how much the sake has been matured.