December 7, 2009

Postcards from Japan, IX: Buffet for the Civilized

by Kayoko Akabori

Apparently, this is how civilized people eat at buffets in Japan. Who needs plates when we can all just eat out of little glass cups and ramekins??? What a difference from the way we pigged out at the Wynn in Vegas earlier this year. Come on, America! Get it together!!!

October 6, 2009

Tokyo JUNKtion: So NOT Bored at the Park Hyatt

by Yoko Kumano

I did the Lost in Translation thing for the first time and went to the Park Hyatt’s New York Grill. I suppose that after living in Tokyo for four years, it was about time. And given the fact that I will be leaving Tokyo in three months back to my home state of California, it […]

January 1, 2009

Vegasaholic: Wynn Buffet

by Kayoko Akabori

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Just got back from 3 nights in Vegas for a very rare family vacation- how old is too old to tag along on trips with our parents?? It’s an odd feeling, at least in my nutty family, where we all revert back to old habits and interactions as though the two children […]