Author Archives: June Miki

May 24, 2009

Pureed, Not Stirred: Japan’s Hospital Food

by June Miki

– I was dropped when I was a baby. – At the age of two, I rolled out of a speeding vehicle on to the freeway. – When I was three, I pulled a cord hanging off the kitchen counter and had a 5lb old school electric can opener drop on top of my head. […]

February 27, 2009

Fridgin’ Out: My Cold Box of Secrets

by June Miki

When I first got my own apartment in Tokyo, I could barely cover the moving expenses with my measly wage and couldn’t even afford a fridge. Luckily, it was mid-winter and I was able to make an impromptu fridge out on my balcony. Just in time for spring, I became a proud owner of this […]