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July 16, 2015

Packaging Whore: Kewpie Egg Royal Mayonnaise

by Moto Yamamoto

Mayonnaise in America = Hellman’s = Gross. This is what many people say or think, but mayo in Japan is very different. As many of you know, Kewpie mayo is the good stuff.  If you haven’t had them, go to Umami Mart in Oakland and buy one. Or you can make it yourself. A lot of […]

December 8, 2014

Meet Louis Anderman of Miracle Mile Bitters Co.

by Kayoko Akabori

Louis Anderman is a scientist. Born from a true passion for bitters, Miracle Mile Bitters Co. started out as a hobby (just like us!), as Louis concocted potions from days of yore, right in his kitchen. Miracle Mile now leads the west coast bitters revolution with his small batch recreations of classic formulas and top […]

April 2, 2014

Japan’s Kit Kat Kraze

by Kayoko Akabori

When something takes off in Japan, it gets huge. For a hot minute. People have no qualms with waiting in a long line for hours, out in the butt-ass cold, to get their hands on the newest HOT food trend from abroad that they saw on the morning news. Whether it’s bamkuchen, Krispy Kreme donuts, […]

June 28, 2010

The Famed Focaccia at Liguria Bakery (SF)

by Kayoko Akabori

Trekked over the Bay Bridge last week (that $4 toll, about to be $6, is gonna be the bank-account-death of me) and visited North Beach. The Coit Tower greeted me with open arms on this sparkly, cloudless, “summer” day. Hellooooo San Francisco!!!! Thank you for clearing up for five minutes. Appreciate it. This particular trip […]

June 16, 2010

The Golden State Thursday Lamb Burger (LA)

by Kayoko Akabori

My bestie Sara and I were literally driving up to The Golden State last week at around 4pm, when I got a phone call from Little Brother (LB), who lives in LA. LB: Where you at? Me: Just pulling up to The Golden State. LB: Nooooo! It’s Thursday! Me: What does that mean? LB: They […]