22 January 2013 ~ 2 Comments

Loco’s Ramen Porn Stash

Loco’s Ramen Porn Stash

Ready for a photo spread of some of the sexiest Japanese delights in Yokohama, Japan? Check out my stash! And please, no licking the screen. Now, without further ado:                                             Well, there you have it! Japan’s greatest […]

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13 October 2011 ~ 9 Comments

Which Japanese Dish Is Worth Dying For?

Which Japanese Dish Is Worth Dying For?

One of the things that makes living in Japan less trying is the food. Just knowing that at the end of that xenophobia-plagued train ride is some Osaka-style or even Hiroshima style Okonomiyaki makes it almost worthwhile. However, Japan has one dish that’s simply to die for. Yeah, you guessed it: Ramen!  Some ramen is better than other ramen. […]

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23 May 2010 ~ 6 Comments

Yokohama, in living color #6: Shin-Yokohama

Yokohama, in living color #6: Shin-Yokohama

Next stop on my photo tour of Yokohama is actually one of my favorites places in Yokohama: Shin-Yokohama. Shin Yokohama is a basically a city built around a Shinkansen station. No shinkansen, no Shin-Yokohama.  At least no shin-Yokohama as we know it now. Shin-Yokohama Station was opened on October 1, 1964 as part of the opening […]

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17 February 2009 ~ 10 Comments

Conversation 2/17/09: This is not America!

At a Ramen Restaurant… Student: This is a famous ramen restaurant… Me : Oh really! You know I walk by here every day and never noticed it. Student: It’s owned by a North Korean! Me: A Korean? A North Korean? You mean South… Student: I mean North. North Korea. Me: Wow! Did he Defect? Student: […]

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07 January 2009 ~ 16 Comments

Some MORE things I just LOVE about Japan: The Food!

Some MORE things I just LOVE about Japan: The Food!

4-Natto’s not-so good- And I could live my entire life without another morsel of Goya touching my palate. But everything else, so far, is delicious! Yes, I came for the adventure and stayed for the food.  I talked about the Japanese obsession with calling everything Japanese to distinguish it. Well, when it comes to food, […]

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