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Sake and Food

I recently backed a great Kickstarter project, Birth of Sake. Via the Cebu Osani Blog: The Birth of Saké is a documentary film about the workers and production seasons at Tedorigawa, a fifth-generation, family-owned sake brewery in Ishikawa, Japan. Tedorigawa has been producing some of the world’s top award winning sakés since 1870, and still… Keep Reading

Tony Alexander Brings a Taste of Summer

Tony Alexander over in Yokohama presents something to keep you cool in Japan’s summer heat. He writes: “The taste of summer is always delicious to the senses.   It’s that time of year where its muggy and you need a drink to help you mellow out under the shade with the fellas.   A good… Keep Reading

Food and Drink during the Japanese New Year

Hey BT’ers! A look at some traditional Japanese food and drink (and what it symbolizes) during the New Year. Feel free to leave comments or questions on the Black Tokyo TV YouTube channel.  I look forward to providing you with additional videos on Japan. Keep Reading

Lawson Ups the Ante

(YouTube video by: francoiscavelier) Here is some news you can use: “Convenience store chain Lawson will soon start an in-store fresh food service across Japan, in an effort to attract a wider range of customers. Keep Reading

The Big Mac Attack!

I have been sitting back watching this one but it seems like McDonald’s Japan is being served by some in the expatriate community over its new “mascot” Mr. James, the first of the Nippon All Stars reppin’ four new burgers for Micky D’s Japan. This new all-star is killing the image of hard-working foreigners with his… Keep Reading

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