Meat Watch

December 31, 2013

The Vin Vivant: Fat Belly, Tiny Bubbles

by Audrey Luk

When Old Man Winter’s icy digit stops mercury from rising, I am reminded of a traveler I met in Argentina, a Canadian middle-school teacher who once ran sled dogs.

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September 20, 2012

Japanify: Pork + Myoga Madness

by Yoko Kumano

Myoga madness continues as I experiment with the harvest from my sister’s myoga plant. Last week, I topped raw myoga on tofu.

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February 27, 2012

ReCPY: Rolled Chicken Breast Stuffed with Sticky Rice

by Moto Yamamoto


I’ve been reading on many Japanese blogs that people are stuffing sticky rice inside a whole chicken, which absorbs all the good stuff from the bird, and makes a very nice sticky rice accompanying a perfectly roasted bird.

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November 24, 2011

Deer Head

by Kayoko Akabori


Let’s give thanks for everything we eat today.

Photo by Kelly Ishikawa, a San Francisco-based photographer and the co-owner of The Perish Trust

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August 5, 2011

Old School Eats: Street Tacos at La Reyna (LA)

by Sarah Nevada


Photos by Thomas L. Young

One dollar street tacos at a busy intersection in downtown Los Angeles is about as old school as you can get.

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July 11, 2011

ReCPY: Lux Summer Japanese BBQ

by Moto Yamamoto


Photos by Derek Dercep.

I am currently writing this post from Lake Muskoka in Canada. My friend OWNS a freaking island here.

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June 28, 2011

Slightly Peckish: Hainanese Chicken Rice

by Sakura Gooneratne

Slightly Peckish: Malaysian Feast 1

My sister is married to a wonderful man, whose mother also happens to be an exceptional cook.

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June 17, 2011

Super Faminto: Gracinha’s Feijoada-Lite (São Paulo)

by Bryan Sanders


With the in-laws away in Paris, my sister-in-law, grandma, house chef Gracinha, and dog-in-law Pri (short for Princess or Priscilla, still not sure) have come to stay with us.

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September 14, 2010

Slightly Peckish: Confit, Anyone? (Paris)

by Sakura Gooneratne

Au Pied de Fouet 2

The French are famous for their cuisine and although it seems a daunting task to find the diamonds amongst the gazillion eateries in Paris, we had our trusty mother– with her Japanese travel guides– who took us seemlessly from one good restaurant and bistro to another.

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April 9, 2010

Meat Watch: Lap Cheong aka Chinese Sausage from Mow Lee Co.

by Kayoko Akabori

Lap Cheong aka Chinese Sausage

One of my loyal Monday night regulars brought me these on the other week. A bag full of Chinese sausages!

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