Category Archives: Foods

Posts that focus solely on food. Yum yum.

Traditional Dinner Set: You’re not complete without soup!

Another part of the ten course meal (albeit small courses, but it’s a lot nonetheless): soup! I’m sure you guys have seen this before… clam soup! It was a very light soup and the clams were delicious and fresh. I … Continue reading

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Traditional Dinner Set: Sushi Roll… A Different Take

Continuing the Traditional Dinner Set, the next course was a different take on a sushi roll with a delicately wrapped piece of ginger on the side. Here we have the same components: rice and fish wrapped in seaweed. However, here, … Continue reading

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Traditional Dinner Set: Appetizer… or Course I

One of the most elegant meals I will always remember is when my host parents took me out to eat a very traditional dinner. That’s right, traditional dinner, complete with 10 courses/dishes. I counted. Don’t make fun. With the Traditional … Continue reading

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Tonkatsu: Take Two (and Three)

So, as you guys have probably guessed from my previous post, I really, really, really love tonkatsu in Japan, specifically from the restaurant called Anzu (あんず). So much that my host mum and host dad each took me there again… … Continue reading

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Tonkatsu Tonkatsu Tonkatsu!

As I have mentioned in my past post, I love Tonkatsu (とんかつ) in Japan, but I especially love eating tonkatsu at a restaurant called Anzu (あんず):

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Cafeteria Series

More from the Cafeteria Series! One of the most amazing foods that I love in Japan, but am incredibly meh about in states is Tonkatsu (とんかつ), aka deliciously breaded and deep-fried pork cutlets. Imagine my excitement when I found that … Continue reading

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Simply Parfait!

After going to the shooting bar, my friends and I decided that the Shooting Bar Burger wasn’t enough and ended up going to Joyfull Restaurant (yes, spelled like that) for some dessert! Joyfull Restaurant is a family-style restaurant, similar to Applebee’s and Red Robin … Continue reading

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Cafeteria Series: Moo~

Cafeteria Series is back! Today, we have Hanbagu (ハンバーグ), also called Hamburg Steak. I, on the other hand, like to call it “Hamburger without a bun” 😀 It’s called Hamburg Steak, but it is actually a popular Salisbury Steak dish … Continue reading

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A Really Awesome Meal of… Something

This here, is a really awesome meal of… something. That I don’t remember. I remember eating this for one of my first meals out with my host mother and a family friend. I can’t remember exactly what it’s called, but … Continue reading

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Cafeteria Series: Foxy foxy~!

I think it’s only appropriate that my first food post of the cafeteria series is about my first meal in the cafeteria! This is Kitsune Udon (きつねうどん), which translates into “Fox Udon” (Kitsune = Fox). This is a lightly flavored … Continue reading

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