CAT CAFE! i just learned that in tokyo this is a cafe where you can browse a petting menu in addition to a food menu which cat you want to sit on your lap while you're drinking your tea. they think of everything there!
Man cannot live on eel alone. Sushi may be the country’s most famous export, but Japan’s culinary ecosystem span stellar street food, artful tasting menus, rib-sticking bar snacks and noodle soups that inspire Beatles- (or Bieber-) level devotion. Contributor Emily Saladino explores traditional delicacies beyond the sushi bar. Douzo meshiagare!
Japanese ginger salad dressing. Made 1/6/13: Perfect! Exactly the flavor I have been searching for-- I could never find a dressing to match this in the grocery stores. So glad I found this recipe, and so easy to make.