Italian Dinner and English Study in Tokyo

I have been volunteering at a local library here in Tokyo, reading stories in English to young Japanese children. Recently, one of the staff who I work with said that she has become interested in learning English, and asked if I would teach her. I was very pleased, so I happily agreed! We have decidedContinue reading “Italian Dinner and English Study in Tokyo”

Delicious Mapo Tofu & Ginger Pork in Tokyo

A couple weekends ago, I was exploring the Asagaya area in search of a Nepali shop that a friend had told me about. (I was in search of chapati and spices.) Along that route, I noticed an old restaurant that served teishoku (Japanese set meals) for as little as 660 yen, so I decided toContinue reading “Delicious Mapo Tofu & Ginger Pork in Tokyo”

Tea Ceremony for Foreigners

I spent most of the day marking essays at school. I did, however, take a nice lunch break and visit Summit, my favorite grocery store at the moment. They were having a special apple day, and were selling all sorts of apple-related fresh foods. There were even menchi katsu and korokke that contained apple. IContinue reading “Tea Ceremony for Foreigners”

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