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 3, 2009

An Umami Mart First: HOSPITAL FOOD

by Kayoko Akabori

As my introductory post, I would like to tread upon virgin Umami Mart territory… DUN DUN DUN… *HOSPITAL FOOD*! Perhaps it doesn’t have the allure of airplane foodstuffs, but hospital food is interesting in a way that one day you might have to visit your grammy there or maybe you end up there after partying […]