“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?
85C Bakery is very popular bakery among Japanese living in LA (and in USA, I guess). They are originally from Taiwan, but they pretty much look/taste like bakeries in Japan. That’s exactly why we Japanese love them. Just as Japanese bakeries, various kinds of breads are displayed neatly and cleanly. You pick up a… Continue Reading 85C Bakery
Have you ever been to DAISO in LA? DAISO is one of the biggest 100 yen store chain (basically everything sold is priced as JPY) in Japan. They run a lot of stores in USA and there are some in LA as well. Basic business model is similar to that of 99 Cents Store, but… Continue Reading DAISO – Japanese $1.5 Only Store
Hi. I am Yuji. I am a Japanese who grew up in Japan, working for a Japanese company. I happened to be relocated to Los Angels with my family for my new assignment 2 years ago. Our life her will be 3 to 5 years in total, though I don’t know yet. Even though we… Continue Reading Hello!