Food

Risk Your Life for Lunch? Sampling Fugu at Yamadaya

Fugu, the small, seemingly innocuous blowfish is revered for its exceptional taste but has poisonous venom concentrated in its blood and internal organs.

Recent

Authors

Patricia O'ConnorPatricia O'Connor

Patricia is a Chinese American freelance writer who grew up in central Tokyo. She works part-time as an Eng...

avatar for Julian DomanskiJulian Domanski

Born in England, Julian is a writer, videographer & musician living in Tokyo. When he's not drinking cop...

Caryn CarmonaCaryn Carmona

Caryn Carmona is a freelance artist. She has been doing independent work for 12 years and has lived in...

Mark KennedyMark Kennedy

Mark Kennedy is a native of Chicago who has spent more than 20 years living, studying and working in J...

Yasu MatsunoYasu Matsuno

Founder of Ryu Tokyo. Japanese-born entrepreneur. Spent his life around the globe, including Tokyo, Singap...

Joe TurnerJoe Turner

Freelance writer, Japanese translator, and published author. Worked with the Sumitomo Mitsui group for sev...

Evan StarkEvan Stark

Evan is a native Chicagoan living in Tokyo who is exploring the question, what does it mean to thin...

Kristen BarrettKristen Barrett

Kristen is a Michigan-born, LA-based writer. She studied abroad in Japan during college and taught English ...

Menu