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Archive for 1月, 2012

Jitokko

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Jitokko serves good dishes using chickens named Jitokko and fresh
vegitables from Miyazaki, Kyushu.

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My friend and I had chicken hot-pot.
I forgot taking pics when it was ready! Because it was so good!

Jitokko (Japanese)

Hen-na Amimono Exhibition

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203gow (niimarusangow) is the guru of knit – who knit/crochet EVERYTHING she saw.

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Colorful, kawaii and strange (“hen” means strange in Japanese!) knitting-forest appeared in Shinjuku!

Hen-na Amimono Exhibition (Japanese)

Happy Holidays Photo contest 2011-2012

Happy Holidays Photo contest 2011-2012

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Buche de Noel from Mariage Freres

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My family and I had a Christmas cake, Buche de Noel from Mariage Freres at Matsuya-Ginza department store. It is their limited special cake for Christmas.

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It looks very gorgeous, and it is glittered in colorful berries. And, its
original flavored tea, Esprit de Noel is used in the cream.

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The cake had very rich taste with fragrant berries and the special tea. Also, a pack of the Esprit de Noel tea leaves comes with the cake.

MARIAGE FRERES (Japanese)

Shanghai hairy crab 2

Shanghai hairy crab 2

Shanghai hairy crab 2

It was started a pickle Shanghai hairy crab with Chinese old alcohol first.
And, I had a bowl of tofu with crab butter soup, steamed crab, fried crab, vegetables with crab butter source, crab dumplings, crab fried rice and coconut tapioca for dessert.

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I was really happy to have the variety of Shanghai hairy crabs that were
very good.

Chikuen in Kanda (Japanese)

LIKE LIKE KITCHEN

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I went with my friend to LIKE LIKE KITCHEN in Tomigaya.

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It’s a cute shop that’s like a European cafe.

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There are not a lot of dishes on the menu, but each one is the storekeeper’s original and carefully made dish.

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The stuffed cabbage was especially good.

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There’s a nice short movie of this shop on electrolux company’s website.

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Please take a look.

LIKE LIKE KITCHEN (japanse)
LIKE LIKE KITCHEN (tabelog)
cafescandinavia (japanse)

2011 Formula 1 in Suzuka 2

2011 Formula 1 in Suzuka 2

2011 Formula 1 in Suzuka 2

We were very impressed the powerful performance with the real engine sounds.

2011 Formula 1 in Suzuka 2

Fortunately, we had met some drivers in the morning when they were going to go to the circuit from the hotel where they had stayed.

2011 Formula 1 in Suzuka 2

I’ve attached the better photos of ‘Jarno Trulli’ on his bike and ‘Fernando Alonso’.

2011 FORMULA 1 JAPANESE GRAND PRIX
Exclusive Q&A with Force India’s Nico Hulkenberg
Fernando Alonso (wikipedia)

Shanghai hairy crab 1

Shanghai hairy crab 1

I went to a restaurant to have ‘Shanghai hairy crab’ at Chikuen in Kanda.

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Shanghai hairy crab 1

It is the best season for the crab now until February.
And, I had their special Shanghai hairy crab dinner course menu.

Chikuen in Kanda (Japanese)

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