OK, complete disclosure: I love Octopus Balls. Now, you may want to know why, so let’s take a trip to find out together: Octopus Balls in Tokyo! It all began on my first trip to Tokyo, when I had a… Read More ›
Meet These “Tokyo Idols”! Tokyo’s Dancelicious “Pop Idol” Dance Phenomenon!
Welcome To The “Tokyo Idol Festival!” I wanted to share a musical performance phenomenon underway in Tokyo – one that we happened upon! First, according to wikipedia: “in Japanese pop culture, “idol” is a term typically used to refer to… Read More ›
Late-Night Tokyo! Live Music! Potatoes And Bacon! A Golden Gai Tokyo Adventure!
It’s An Electrified Tokyo Night! I have shared many of my Tokyo adventures with you, but our last night was without a doubt the most memorable, thanks to this: Introducing Golden Gai’s Musical Maestro! Meet Yuko Yamazaki! He’s a great… Read More ›
Tokyo Food! Musical Bento Boxes! Sea Urchin Tempura! Biting Down Hard In Japan!
Bring On Tokyo’s Tastiest Food! Here is a look at some of the great food we’ve eaten in Tokyo – all types of great bites and beautiful plates, with delicious and unique tastes like this: Tokyo’s Dinner And A Concert!… Read More ›
Tokyo’s Legendary Fish Market! “Sushi For Breakfast” At Tsukiji! An Iconic Japanese Landmark Closes!
Time For Breakfast! There are many amazing things about Tokyo, but perhaps by favorite is “sushi for breakfast!” I have posted before about Tokyo’s legendary Tsukiji fish market, which is being moved at the end of 2016 to make room… Read More ›
The Magic Of Tokyo 2016! Eel Waiting Rooms! Golden Gai Drinking! Cat Ads!
Welcome To Tokyo 2016! I am back in one of the most magical cities in the world: Tokyo, where everywhere you turn you see something like this: I’m not sure what they are selling, but I’m buying! I brought my… Read More ›
It’s Official: Goodbye To Tokyo’s Iconic Tsukiji Fish Market! G4’s $6k Giant Tuna Slice! Morgan Webb’s Legendary “Tsukiji” Tuna Carving!
Farewell To Tokyo’s Iconic Tsukiji Fish Market… The world’s largest fish market is in Tokyo – the “Tsukiji” Market is one of the most fascinating places I have visited – and I had the pleasure of filming there with G4… Read More ›
Pork Belly Tacos! Octopus Balls! Ketchup Leather! The World’s Best Street Food!
Hungry? Wrap Your Mouth Around This! . Bring On The “Ketchup Leather!” “Plan Check” has half a dozen burger options, plus pastrami and chicken sandwiches…I tested the tradition “PCB” – and yes, they all come with ketchup leather! See it… Read More ›
“Nothing To Envy!” The Horror Of Life In North Korea! Brilliant Book Looks At This Isolated Hell!
This image of N. Korea missiles being fired made me take another look at this oppressive, bankrupt regime…which begins every day this way: “Our father, we have nothing to envy in the world.” Those words are sung by schoolchildren all… Read More ›
National Hot Dog Day 2015! Bite Down On These Exotic Wieners!
Today’s The Day To Bite Down Hard! Happy Dawg Day! Yes, it’s “National Hot Dog Day”, and that means you need to stick one of these in your mouth right now! See? Even Martha Stewart celebrates this day in a… Read More ›