Category Archives: Food/Drink

In Tokyo, a Taste of Brooklyn

“The Skatalites are on the record player. The smell of fresh-baked bread wafts past overstuffed bookshelves and crates of vinyl. It’s like visiting the loft of your most eccentric aunt.”

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In Tokyo, a Taste of Brooklyn

“The Skatalites are on the record player. The smell of fresh-baked bread wafts past overstuffed bookshelves and crates of vinyl. It’s like visiting the loft of your most eccentric aunt.”

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Hanami Onigiri

Under the Cherry Blossoms

“…couples, cliques, and entire companies skip work to congregate under the nearest sakura trunk…”

Hanami Onigiri

Under the Cherry Blossoms

“…couples, cliques, and entire companies skip work to congregate under the nearest sakura trunk…”

E.A.T. sauce burgers

Flipping Japanese

“…these burgers are the antithesis of traditional Japanese cuisine: big, greasy, and impossible to eat without making a mess.”

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E.A.T. sauce burgers

Flipping Japanese

“…these burgers are the antithesis of traditional Japanese cuisine: big, greasy, and impossible to eat without making a mess.”

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The Most Popular Lunch Spot in Tokyo

“If you think convenience store food is limited to potato chips and dodgy dried meats, then come to Japan”

The Most Popular Lunch Spot in Tokyo

“If you think convenience store food is limited to potato chips and dodgy dried meats, then come to Japan”

Tastemaker: Thierry Marx

“In France, tradition and innovation are always battling,” he says. “In Japan, however, there was no battle”

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Tastemaker: Thierry Marx

“In France, tradition and innovation are always battling,” he says. “In Japan, however, there was no battle”

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Second Helpings: Nostalgic Japanese foods

“Most kids may not be connoisseurs, but they’re never afraid to tell you what they like on the table.”

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Second Helpings: Nostalgic Japanese foods

“Most kids may not be connoisseurs, but they’re never afraid to tell you what they like on the table.”

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Cheap vino continues to flow in Japan

“… it seems the market for low-rent sommeliers will increase”

Cheap vino continues to flow in Japan

“… it seems the market for low-rent sommeliers will increase”

An artsy Octoberfest weekend in Tokyo

” Simply hop on and off the buses as they snake through Chuo-ku. “

An artsy Octoberfest weekend in Tokyo

” Simply hop on and off the buses as they snake through Chuo-ku. “

Bento packaged for the global spotlight

“…several well-known creative minds move beyond proletariat concerns to wax philosophic on the nature of bento and how they represent Japanese society.”

Bento packaged for the global spotlight

“…several well-known creative minds move beyond proletariat concerns to wax philosophic on the nature of bento and how they represent Japanese society.”

Pursuing the flavor of the American South

“…the components of what makes up a proper barbecue can cause feuds even among close friends.”

Pursuing the flavor of the American South

“…the components of what makes up a proper barbecue can cause feuds even among close friends.”

Sips of high-grade tranquillity

“As for the flavor, Lu Yu wrote: ‘Its goodness is a decision for the mouth to make’…”

Sips of high-grade tranquillity

“As for the flavor, Lu Yu wrote: ‘Its goodness is a decision for the mouth to make’…”