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Izakaya-style Dining At Tokyo Tokyo Metro

August 31st, 2009 4 Comments

Tokyo Tokyo has brought a new concept to fast casual dining. Patterned after the izakaya–a kind of Japanese bar or restaurant popular in Japan for after-work drinking and eating, where office workers go to unwind– these establishments offer a wide range of food from snacks to bento meals, as well as serving sake and other […]

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Lunch @ Dampa, Farmer's Market

March 27th, 2009 9 Comments

It’s graduation time once again. Time to celebrate the students accomplishments and applaud all their hard work. If you are looking for a place to hold your graduation party, why not consider the Dampa at Farmer’s Market? The food is great! From classic Filipino dishes to Japanese food, there’s something that will satisfy everyone’s taste […]

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Beard Papa Cream Puff

June 6th, 2008 24 Comments

Though I don’t regularly watch TV, there are still some series that I keep tabs on. Gossip Girl’s first season has ended, and Scrubs suddenly ended mid season, so I was left with no choice but to re-watch Daria over and over. A friend was raving about Zettai Kareshi (Absolute Boyfriend), a Japanese drama based […]

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Japsy Takoyaki Express

April 27th, 2008 26 Comments

I remember the first time I ate takoyaki. It was my cousin who introduced me to “samurai balls,” a nickname that unfortunately stuck for this Japanese dumpling. Watching the lady behind the counter expertly flick the takoyaki on the takoyakiki (takoyaki pan, you perv) was mesmerizing, and my first bite unto the smooshy round dumpling […]

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