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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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California Roll, not real sushi? WHAT? My reaction exactly. That is, until I studied abroad for two months during the summer of 2011 at Kyushu University in Fukuoka, Japan and experienced the real deal. There, my eyes and palette (literally!) were opened … Continue reading

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