Sometimes (or most of the time) romantic relationships don’t go as one hopes it should. Fate plays everybody on the palm of her hands and sometimes, you just have to go under her knife until you learn, be marked, and go out stronger than before. 恋愛関係はいつもよくなるわけじゃない。運命はみんなを遊んで、運命により経験を積めて、強くなることが多いだろう。 As much as this post is about food, the
Tag: Japanese food
Japan is a country of point cards. I’m not as good on these point system unlike a friend but I use a few. One of the main ones I use is a ramen card. Yes, some ramen shops even have these point card system for avid diners…such as myself. One saturday’s super heavy lunch was
I love dishes with chicken and egg. They fill me up with my much needed to protein and the texture of cooked but still runny egg is like cream and cheese sans the guilt and cloy. So it’s love at first bite when I had my first oyakodon 親子丼 in Japan yeaaaars ago. The etymology
Choosing where to eat can sometimes be very difficult. Well, its actually most of the time. I tend to ask for the preference of the people I’m with. When in the downtown area of Kyoto, the task becomes more difficult as there are really amazing restaurants to visit. Most of them (I believe) I’ve had
In my first few years in Japan, there is a particular food that I already consider my comfort food here and its THE tonkatsu 豚カツ or pork cutlet. LOL. While it is considered a Japanese food, it is not exactly a type of 和食 or Japanese cuisine but more of a western type 洋食 fusion thing.
Preparing for my PhD thesis defense took a toll on my self-esteem and emotional health. There were times when I felt like maybe the PhD is not for me. As much as I tried to clear what stressed me by regularly doing my hobbies and consistently being physically active, the lingering shadow of the anxiety
Takashimaya Department Store in the downtown of Kyoto is a haven for food lovers. The basement is full of good finds from Japanese confectioneries to hard-to-find baking supplies. It is my place to go when I need ingredients or inspiration for a recipe. Walking along the corridor, you will find an oddly located restaurant. There