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by Dr. Herb Friedman There is a very interesting story by the great Spanish author…

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by Yurie Horiguchi Recently, an American friend asked me an interest­ing question. She wanted to know how, and under what conditions, demonstrations and protest rallies are held in Japan. In America, she…

‘Pass the Wheat Germ, Please’

by Susan L. Scully Apprehensive. Yes, that’s what I was. Me, an unreconstructed carnivore, a dedicated meat ‘n’ ‘taters devotee, on my way to eat a health food lunch. No doubt, thought…

Suki Yacking

with Elizabeth Andoh  There is a very special and wonderful appliance used in Japanese cooking for crushing, blending, grind­ing and mixing. Called a suribachi it is a mortar and pestle type of…

Building bridges

by Yurie Horiguchi  In France they call this time of the year “la rentree,” when everyone returns to the cities from their holi­days, schools and shops re­open and the bulk of tour­ists…

In the doghouse

by Dr. Herb Friedman I always get many letters asking about where people can buy pets from reliable breeders and/or pet stores. A long, long time ago, I tried to get in…

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Last year’s Rio Olympics reinvigorated Japan’s love of table tennis,…

Taiwanese Pineapple Cakes Come to Tokyo for a Limited Time

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Ippudo Helps Calorie-Conscious Ramen Fans Get Their Fix

Ramen cravings are no myth – the delicious and surprisingly…

Tokyu REI Hotel Lets the Sparkling Wine Flow

Sparkling wine fans: get yourselves to the nearest Tokyu REI Hotel…

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