Some cheap eats in Tokyo: Japanese food

Cheap eats in Tokyo, in this context refers to anything that costs 300 – 800 yen. These options with the exception of convenience store will not cater to vegans and vegetarians. These are my go to places when I want to get good food at a reasonable price: Ootoya https://www.ootoya.com/menu/teisyoku/ I am somewhat addicted haha. A […]

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Greatest treasures in Japan: My students

There I was wandering in Ikebukuro trying to find this restaurant that ‘the second mom’ of the group had sent me. She has the special skill of getting us together, reserving places for our hang outs and keeping the link strong. She really sparkles and is a good sport. I met this particular group of […]

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Why is Kale so Elusive Japan?

Aojiru is sold everywhere here. A key ingredient in it is kale but finding fresh kale even here in Tokyo is quite the task. Why is this a problem you ask? Well, when you are borderline anaemic and your body functions better when you take in fresh kale then you see the issue. Spinach is everywhere […]

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