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My friend Mac loves Japanese

Back when I was living on High Street in Northcote there was, and still is a delicious local Japanese restaurant.
Mac came over to my apartment one night, and as usual bought a bottle of wine. 398 more words

Single Life

Shizuoka Sake Tasting: Sanwa Brewery-Garyubai Gohyakumangoku Junmai Ginjo Genshu Fukurotsuri Shizuku (conducted at La Sommeliere in Shizuoka City)

I don’t mind repeating it all the time but I prefer conducting sake tastings in the right environment but not many places are propitious for that exercise or willing to help. 494 more words

Sake

Shizuoka Sake Tasting: Sanwa Brewery-Garyubai Gohyakumangoku Junmai Ginjo Genshu Fukurotsuri Shizuku (conducted at La Sommeliere in Shizuoka City)

I don’t mind repeating it all the time but I prefer conducting sake tastings in the right environment but not many places are propitious for that exercise or willing to help. 494 more words

Shizuoka City

Passion Fin (in the Mosaic District), Merrifield, VA

Passion Fin
2750A Gallows Rd
(in the Mosaic District)
Merrifield, VA 22190
703-204-2969

Passion Fin is more about where it is than what it is.  I’ll do my best to focus on the restaurant than on the neighborhood, but one thing that stands out here is while Passion Fin is fair at best, what makes it good is its location in the up-and-coming… 441 more words

Passion Fin

Sake by Otomo no Tabito

The following poem is from the around the late 7th/early 8th century and is one of a set of thirteen tanka poems written by Otomo no Tabito in praise of delicious and wonderful sake.

Drinking

Ars Gratia Artis

Not everyone who ever held a pen is a writer, not everyone who stroke a brush against a canvas is a painter, not everyone who read a few notes is a musician, and not every monkey with a DSLR camera is a photographer. 384 more words

Reflectionz

Homebrew Sake

I  have been making my own sake (rice wine) for a couple of years now.  How did I learn?  From postings on the Internet.  And surprisingly, it actually worked.   318 more words

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