Hashi’s Ramen Survival Guide


There's no Japanese food I'm more obsessed with than ramen. It's cheap, delicious, and has enough variations to keep me interested and coming back for more. Even though ramen is originally from China and was once called … [Read more...]

Yakult: World Domination


Hey, heard of the Black Death? This delightful plague wiped out half the European population during the 14th century, and was caused by Yersinia pestis. So fatal was this modest bacterium it was once used as biological … [Read more...]

Happy Pocky Day 2012!


It's November 11th once again, and you know what that means -- it's Pocky Day! Pocky Day is the day that Japan - nay, the world - celebrates the iconic chocolate-covered Japanese sweet, Pocky. We have a complete guide … [Read more...]