With movie award season in full swing, I’ve decided to join the fun and create a blog award for the best meal consumed in the last calendar year. So without further ado, the winner for best restaurant in a leading role goes to the Peruvian restaurant Andina in Portland.
In March 2017, a food-centric show from Japan called Samurai Gourmet (Nobushi no Gurume 野武士のグルメ) appeared on Netflix in the US. It’s an easy-going show full of heart that I would recommend for anyone interested in Japanese food, but I was noticing as I was watching that they were filming at real places, not sets. So listed below are the names and addresses of the places eaten in Samurai Gourmet Season 1, with a google map at the end so you can easily find your way to these places as well.
I get a little sad when I see mainland tourists lined up outside the Cheesecake Factory in Waikiki waiting over an hour for a table when they can eat there at home. If this is your first time to Hawaii, even if you’re not the most adventurous, here’s a short list of Hawaii-centric foods to try that’s better than what you get at home.
One of the greatest things about Tokyo is the amount of green space they have all over the city. Just a short walk from the bustling shopping district of Ginza is one of these green spaces, a serene spot called Hibiya Park.