Happy New Year from Asakusa! Featuring a war of the Yaki’s: Tokyo v.s. Osaka. Park Guen Hye v.s. the people. And a boisterous dinner party between Japanese and Korean friends.

My family is .000000001% Scottish so naturally we have a New Years tradition of “First footing”. An American tradition loosely derived from the Scottish tradition where the first person to cross the threshold of the house forebode good or bad … Continue reading Happy New Year from Asakusa! Featuring a war of the Yaki’s: Tokyo v.s. Osaka. Park Guen Hye v.s. the people. And a boisterous dinner party between Japanese and Korean friends.

Seattles Best…Ramen?

by Brandon Bell   In truth Seattle’s known as a coffee town, Starbucks leads the pack followed by a few local favorites such as Cherry Street Coffee house and, Ballard Coffee Works. Here Coffee shops are Ubiquitous, you WILL drink … Continue reading Seattles Best…Ramen?

Intro to Ramen

by Brandon Bell My love affair with Japanese Ramen started almost 5 years ago in Downtown Los Angeles. A delicious fatty bowl of Noodles and Pork, Ramen has been easily elevated to my favorite dish. Now typically I’m sworn against … Continue reading Intro to Ramen