Tag Archives: Japanese food

United Arrows Shaved Ice

One of my absolute favorite things about Japan is the profusion of shaved ice in the summer time. From the Dom Pérignon shaved ice at the Grand Prince Takanawa (it’ll set you back a cool ¥30,000, or about $300, but … Continue reading

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Squid Ink risotto…at McDonald’s!?

Well, Japan may have been knocked out of the World Cup, but I hope that the flavors that the World Cup brought to Japan aren’t knocked out of people’s hearts and marketer’s minds. Marketing masters here in Japan have used … Continue reading

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Self-portrait with Sushi

A good thing recently has been having time and inclination to be creative. I’ve been playing around with my tablet, my watercolors, even my lovely coupy-pencils (like crayons, but a little more grown up. Just a little though.) Here’s a … Continue reading

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Starbucks Strawberry Cheesecake Frappuccino

The magical elixer of the Strawberry Cheesecake Frappuccino. A creamy base with strawberry fruit swirl and marscapone whipped cream is topped off with shortcake crumbles, evoking all the joy of a perfect strawberry cheesecake in a surprisingly light and flavorful … Continue reading

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Lovely lunches!

Since graduation, the students have been having exams and spring vacation, which means a somewhat relaxed schedule for teachers these past few weeks. Of course, there’s still tons of papers to mark, and lessons to plan, but there’s much more … Continue reading

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