Local Flavors

Local secrets for beating the blaggggghs

There’s no escaping alcohol in Japan. The spirited beverage—which since the dawn of time has acted as stimulus for many a celebration and scapegoat for as many bad choices—has embedded itself so deeply into Japanese socioculture that just about any gathering results in a nomikai (drinking party). But where there is drunkenness, there are hangovers. Sleep,...

Oct 5, 2014 | No Comments | 1,231 views
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A guide to places around town serving that perfect cup of sake.

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Ultraman bad guys consort in Kawasaki

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A tangy twist on the traditional Japanese omelette

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Farmers markets for summer fun and goodness

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With the heat beating down on you this summer, it’s easy to feel tired and listless. If you have a blender and some fresh produce from your local farmers market, try this morning pick-me-up that will keep you genki all day. The fruits and veggies are packed with immune system boosting vitamins and omega-3 and [...]

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A light dish to go with top-class sake

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The latest from world’s leading non-Japanese sake expert

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Brew your own craft beer

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Indulge your senses on the city’s coolest patios

Jun 26, 2014 | 2 Comments | 5,080 views
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Neighborhood chokubaijo put the local in your food

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