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Life After “Crazy Rich Asians”

2018 is the year that Asian representation made history in Hollywood, with the release of Crazy Rich Asians, a mainstream Hollywood-backed romantic comedy featuring an all-Asian...

How I Built This with Guy Raz

If you like to listen to podcasts, you probably at some point have seen or heard of this NPR series called "How I Built This...

D&Department Tokyo

d&department Tokyo First opened in 2000, d&department emerged as the Japanese designer Kenmei Nagaoka's commercial project, a concept which mix a shop and a cafe...

【エスニックそぼろカリー】Curry by Oxymoron

Oxymoron カレーは日本食って思うほど日本でしか食べられない美味しいカレーがあります。 Curry is Japanese soul food. 今天要讲的是不是日式咖喱?是的。。天哪, 哪一家? 二子玉川の高島屋南館の7階にOPENした オクシモロン・カレー・ケーキ・コーヒー。 Oxymoron Curry Cake Coffee お店の場所は少し分かりにくいですが。。。屋上庭園に行けば見つかりました。 这家名店虽然有点难找,走进屋外庭院就映入眼帘la メニューに人気な「和風キーマカレー」でもありますが、 今日は「エスニックそぼろカレー」を中辛で注文しました。 Ethnic Minced Pork Curry: 1200 Yen   ★ FOOD   エスニックの味は美味しく感じるのはピーナッツ、 カシューナッツ、パクチー、大葉、水菜、サフランなどナッツ、 エスニックハーブとスパイスが入っているから。 Peanuts, cashew nuts, corriander, green shiso leaf, saffron spice Deep ethnic...

Bending Adversity: Japan and the Art of Survival, by David Pilling

By looking at the turning points that shaped modern Japan, Bending Adversity is full of valuable insights into the future of Japan's place in the world.   Is...

How is the quality of life in Tokyo?

Before I decided to come and work in Tokyo, I often heard my Japanese friends saying they are moving back home because life is...

【柚子塩らーめん】 Yuzu Shio Ramen by Afuri

What Afuri has in its DNA is the aromatic yuzu shio and shoyu ramen, but that's not all. The consistent flavor and quality across all locations,...

Sajilo Cafe

Taste the delicate balance of Nepal-style curry spice perfected to the Japanese palate. The cozy, stylish interior has plenty of trendy cafe vibe but...
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