How to eat okonomiyaki

Okonomiyaki may be one of my favorite Japanese dishes. (Along with ramen, tempura, sashimi, sushi, gomadango, sekihan onigiri, hotou, taiyaki…ok it’s too hard to choose!) It’s hard to define okonomiyaki–but it’s often referred to as a “Japanese pancake,” although that name doesn’t really do it justice since a lot more goes into okonomiyaki. A while…

Hideaway Cafe–Harajuku

I love Tokyo. One of the things I love is the wide variety of restaurants, from traditional Japanese to theme restaurants to the quirky and unique. I figured I should start documenting some of the places I go. Last Saturday I went to Harajuku, which just may be my favorite place in the world. I…

Harajuku street fashion

Today I went to Harajuku, which is known for being one of the most trendy areas in Tokyo. It was a beautiful day and I decided to sit on a bench and take clandestine photos of Tokyo’s most fashionable. I’ve been to some of the most fashionable cities in the world; New York, London, Paris,…

Greatest hits 3/12-3/18

1. It’s been a windy week! 2. This weekend I went to Harajuku to see the St. Patrick’s Day parade. This is a shot of Takeshita Dori, the most famous street in Harajuku. It’s always incredibly busy on weekends but it was even more so this weekend. 3. My friend sent me a text with…