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“People are too complicated to have simple labels.”

― Philip Pullman

“Once you label me you negate me.”

― Søren Kierkegaard

A label is nothing more than an attempt to give one an idea of the contents but, like all generalizations, it doesn’t always tell the whole story. 373 more words

New Arrival: True Japanese Wagyu Beef

This is the real deal: exceedingly hard-to-find Wagyu beef from Japan. More specifically, it is the Black Kuroge breed of Wagyu cattle, raised in the Miyazaki… 562 more words


This blog post is brought to you by the letter K....Kochi....Kyoto....Kobe


Kochi is a small city, not particularly impressive by any standards in size or beauty. This urban area is tucked away behind a cluster of mountains lining the coastline. 2,555 more words

The World's Most Expensive Pho at Pho & Bun

Last week I was kindly invited by the lovely Sheepa to try out the world’s most expensive Pho at the Vietnamese restaurant Pho & Bun in Soho, named ‘Super Pho’. 400 more words


Lotteria in Kobe, Japan

So this post is a long time coming (taken back in March of 2016). I’ve had other posts that showed I’ve eaten here on previous visits, but this was a special visit. 150 more words

A new meat shop in Wan Chai

If the number of high end meat shops in your neighborhood is an indication of changing tastes and socio-economic affluence, then Spring Garden Lane is a reflection of what residents and visitors to Lee Tung Avenue have become. 389 more words

General Thoughts

Memories of Kobe

The past weekend I went to Kobe and it will forever hold a special place in my heart. Even though I did not ask to be placed in Tottori for the JET Program, I’m pretty happy that I am at least somewhat accessible to big cities such as Kobe, which is about a 2.5 hour drive away. 486 more words