Category Archives: Japanese

Kang Nam

I love to sit at sushi bars, but this is one of my favorites. Continue reading

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What’s in My Pantry?

Pantries are meant to be cleaned out occasionally. Old, stale ingredients have to go, some items need to be used before they expire and some staple items just need to be replaced. I thought some of you might be interested … Continue reading

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The Map

I’ve been promising this for a long time – so here’s the first draft. This is by no means a comprehensive listing of places to eat on Buford Highway, but it’s a start. There is still a lot to add, … Continue reading

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“If you could see what I’ve seen with your eyes…”

I guess it’s time for my once a year, “one month in a single post” recap. July has been busy, especially with hosting the first Si Fang Cai (Secret Supper).¬† Nonetheless, I was able to get out and explore a … Continue reading

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Hawker Food – Si Fang Cai (Secret Supper)

I’m not sure who had more fun at the first Si Fang Cai (Secret Supper) – me or the guests. The menu was based (mostly) on Asian hawker food – or “street” food. The weather cooperated, allowing for drinks and … Continue reading

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Butabara Kushiyaki

Everything tastes better when it’s on a stick… And nothing tastes better on a stick than pork belly (butabara). You may be more familiar with the Japanese term yakitori (grilled chicken) – kushiyaki (skewered grilling) is a broader term, covering … Continue reading

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Asian Cultural Festival

Asian Cultural Festival Korean Drummer Vegitarian Fruit Carving Thai Japanese Bau Ga-Prow (Bangkok Cabin) Dough Figures (Taiwan) Steamed Banana Leaves Shaolin sifu giving marching orders…

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Cooking with Dog

Via my friend M. comes Cooking with Dog – a Japanese cooking show, hosted by a dog. More precisely, a poodle, with a coif that for some reason reminds me of Graham Kerr (whose hair actually more closely resembles Ted … Continue reading

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Waikikie Hawaiian BBQ

I’ve read quite a few mediocre reviews of Waikikie Hawaiian BBQ and had always wondered if the food really wasn’t that good or if people were just going in with the wrong expectations. After a few hours of mountain biking, … Continue reading

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I think I’m the only person I know that not only doesn’t gripe when a sushi chef includes tamagoyaki¬† (a thinly layered Japanese sweet omelette) in a selection. I actually order the stuff. Lately, I’ve been enjoying cooking my eggs … Continue reading

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