the meibutsu curry
FOOD&DRINK

Jiyuken (Namba Honten)

Jiyuken Namba Honten is a small but very popular restaurant in Namba, Osaka. It is famous for its meibutsu curry. (“Meibutsu” means “a specialty of the house.”) Many TV celebrities have eaten the curry, so […]

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100 Yen Shop Items

Toothbrush Stand

Nov. 19, 2017 The other day, I bought a toothbrush stand and toothbrush caps at a 100 yen shop. Both are useful and I liked them very much. I think the caps are a dime […]

LIFE IN JAPAN

Today’s Flower Arrangement Tools

Nov. 17, 2017 Look on the tatami mat. They are traditional Japanese flower arrangement tools. The middle one is called kenzan. It’s used to fix flowers with the needles. It’s very heavy.

Shiro-Noir at Komeda’s Coffee
LIFE IN JAPAN

Today’s Tea Time / Shiro-Noir

Nov. 16, 2017 I ate Shiro-Noir at Komeda’s Coffee. It is an ever popular dessert in Nagoya. The sweet taste goes well with coffee. The Danish pastry under the soft serve is hot!