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Travels with children in Japan, part 9, Kyoto

This morning we explored the east end of our street and we were delighted to discover 3 temples in the same block. In the 2nd (Jakko-Ji) we fairly quietly explored the garden and stayed away from the closed temple doors. 1,287 more words


Sushi! (first attempt)

We made sushi last week – it was so much easier than I could have ever imagined. For some reason I expected it to be super hard and complicated, but it was so so easy. 312 more words



Yesterday I bought sake at a Liquor store on 23rd and Park.  16 dollar bottle, it was blue, and it’s not currently in front of me so I can not read the name of the brand. 315 more words

Thrifting Thursday: sake bottle edition

Sake to me.

I’m mixing it up this week with a focus on specific items at Sally’s Army (Salvation Army, Valencia Street, San Francisco). Let’s talk about the fabulosity of sake bottles, or tokkuri.

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808 Sushi

My first post!  :)

It’s going to be about 808 Sushi.  I love this place.  Why?  Good service, very clean and good food.  The prices are VERY reasonably priced too.   38 more words

808 Sushi

Yakitori along with Irish music?

On Saturday April 19th starting at 8pm, Umami Kushi will be at Sake Nomi for a night of cultural building. The lineup will include live Irish music, yakitori specialties such as hearts cured in koji, wagyu beef with yuzu kosho, and of the show stopper Sake, with one of my new favorites “Fukugao” a well balanced sake that has been aged in whiskey barrels. 10 more words