Sakura (Cherry Blossom) – Three Facts You May Not Know

Sakura (Cherry Blossom) – Three Facts You May Not Know

Since I moved to LA, I am surprised that many of my friends and colleagues are interested in Japan and wish to visit there. One of the frequently asked question from them is; When is the best season to visit Japan? My answer is spring. It is not too hot, not too cold, and if… Continue Reading Sakura (Cherry Blossom) – Three Facts You May Not Know

How about “Don” for your lunch?

“Don” literally means “bowl”, but when used for menu it represents something over a bowl of rice. Take  “Gyudon” as an example, as “Gyu” means beaf it represents grilled beef on rice served in a bowl. “Tendon” is another example but a little bit tricky. Ten is an abbreviation of “Tempura”, and in this case,… Continue Reading How about “Don” for your lunch?