June 5, 2012

Postcard from Paris: 3pm

by Nahoko Morimoto

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

March 29, 2012

Tokyo JUNKtion: Ikko-an (Koshikawa)

by Yoko Kumano

After reading Moto’s post about making anko (sweet bean paste), I began to reminisce about my visit to a wagashi (traditional Japanese confectionary) shop in Koishikawa, Tokyo called Ikko-an. All of the wagashi are made by hand by the owner Chikara Mizukami, while his wife works in the storefront. He has made it a point […]

July 20, 2010

Russian JUNKtion

by Anders Arhoj

Last week my mom went to Saint Petersburg and she brought me a few little goodies today. In contrast to the countries surrounding Russia, like China and India there’s really nothing good to say about the culinary qualities of the former republic. And for once I don’t think we can blame Lenin and his comrads…