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Daihatsu Days: A Brief Memoir From the Japanese Road

Daihatsu Days: A Brief Memoir From the Japanese Road

by Zach Mann January 10, 2016

A Japan food road trip, from Kochi City to Kyoto. Driving on the Left Side of the Pacific Ocean — Feb 9, 2012 The first time I stepped into a car in Japan was at the Kochi City train station. Josh met us in front […]

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Boxed In

Boxed In

by Vicky Lai November 6, 2009

There’s something to be said for having everything in its right place. Organisation with regard to food is usually done in two places: in the cupboard and in the refrigerator. Boxes are used in both, but more so for dry foods like cereal or mac […]

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Welcome to the Shoyu Week

Welcome to the Shoyu Week

by Vicky Lai October 9, 2009

Lunch in Anglo-Saxon offices is usually quick. Scores of articles in lifestyle magazines have been written for busy working men and women on how to make their lunch a bit more exciting than the sandwich bought from around the corner. Nevertheless, when readers are just […]

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Tokyo Masala

Tokyo Masala

by Vicky Lai September 11, 2009

The nice thing about food places on the second floor is that they tend to feel like someone’s living room or attic: automatically homey, no matter what craziness is going on in the streets below. While walking through the unending streams of people in the […]

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Diamonds Are Forever. Sashimi Is Today.

Diamonds Are Forever. Sashimi Is Today.

by Vicky Lai August 28, 2009

A diamond is, on its face, just a rock. Of course, it is a very hard rock, but it’s essentially a solid mass of carbon (also the main ingredient of graphite, the mineral used to make pencil tips). After the rock is cut, it becomes […]

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