August 30, 2012

Postcard from Nahoko: Let’s Eat a Cold Mango (Ko Samui)

by Nahoko Morimoto

*Nahoko Morimoto is a Tokyo-based photographer. Her work has been featured in Brutus and Vogue Japan.

May 22, 2012

5 Days in Tulum (MEX)

by Kayoko Akabori

For my birthday this year, I went to Tulum, Mexico with Johnny. It was our first trip we would be taking together and it took ages to decide where to go. Buenos Aires? Mexico City? CUBA??? I hadn’t taken a tropical vacation in forever, so the requirements were a nice beach and good food. And […]

January 13, 2009

Fancy Budget Beachfront Lunch (Monterey)

by Kayoko Akabori

Went to visit Ayagwa and Tmonkey in Monterey! We made a lunch stop at Roy’s, in the ultra fancy Spanish Bay clubhouse with Aya’s mama. Roy’s started in Hawaii and is now a huge fancy restaurant empire in the U.S. serving “Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine.” My brother actually used to work at Roy’s in LA and […]

September 5, 2008

Dream Shop TOMURU (Ishigaki)

by Yoko Kumano

I would like to go by the 1992 Vanessa Williams’ hit “Save the Best for Last” regarding my reviews for the various eats I experienced during my 5-day trip to Ishigakijima (Okinawa). Ishigakijima is the most beautiful place I have ever been to. It was the ideal vacation spot to chill out and enjoy a […]

August 7, 2008

UM Redux: Far Rockaway Wharf (NYC)

by Kayoko Akabori

Been making a pilgrimage to the beach every Friday for the past few weeks now. It’s so easy- I just hop on the A train to Far Rockaway and I’m there in less than an hour. PARTAY! This also means that I’ve been eating at the Wharf. They’ve never let me down, not once, since […]

July 21, 2008

Jersey Shore Nevermore

by Kayoko Akabori

The only thing that I’ve been thinking about for the past few weeks is the beach. The beach! Sun, sand, and surf- it’s all really important to me. I’ve never lived more than an hour away from the beach, anywhere: LA, San Jose, Santa Barbara, Padova, NYC. I NEED it. So for our very first […]

August 28, 2007

This Just Can’t Be Summer Love

by Kayoko Akabori

Summer’s over for the both of usThat doesn’t mean we should give up on loveYou’re the one I’ve been thinking ofAnd I knew the day I met you you’d be the ooooooone…– Justin Timberlake Ok, so it’s a bit premature to say that summer is over, but here’s a post to remind you that the […]