August 16, 2012

Tokyo JUNKtion: Toraya (Roppongi Hills)

by Yoko Kumano

On the very special occasion that a visitor from Japan would bring Toraya to our home in Cupertino, I would actually be excited about eating.

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August 25, 2011

Japanify: Kuzu Matcha Kanten with Mizu Yokan

by Yoko Kumano

Kuzu Matcha Kanten and Mizu Yokan

Although we don’t see many kudzu vines taking over large patches of land in the west, it is often referred to as the “mile-a-minute-vine” in the South.

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July 5, 2010

ReCPY: Cool Mizu-Yokan

by Moto Yamamoto


In Japan, people give gifts to each other on many occasions. Don’t you have one or two Japanese friends, who give you gifts whenever they return from Japan despite the fact that you’ve never given them anything?

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August 8, 2009

Mizu-Yokan Sandwich

by Kayoko Akabori


Here’s a fun accompaniment to U N I F O R M B E H A V I O R’s flan choux discovery.

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