Tag: soba

Kaiseki Soba

Kaiseki Soba

I remember when I was small, I would look forward with eager anticipation to airplane food.  As the air hostesses would glide down the aisles handing out their trays, I would wait in eager anticipation.  What I was waiting for with bated breath was soba […]

Atari-Ya Swiss Cottage

Atari-Ya Swiss Cottage

When my desperation for Japanese food gets the better of me (which is often) I seem to repeatedly find myself fleeing to the Bond Street Atari-Ya branch.  I think it serves one of the best sashimi/sushi for its price/quality ratios in London.  Having partook of […]

Snowshoe hiking – Takamine

Snowshoe hiking – Takamine

So with winter ending soon and spring coming (Sakura!) my friends and I thought we better enjoy the last of the snow. And visit Takamine.  A couple hours out of Tokyo, this place is famous for its outdoor onsens.  More on this in the next […]

Suspension bridges, Soba and Strawberries

Suspension bridges, Soba and Strawberries

With apologies for the long time between posts, I have been busy getting killed at work. But there is only one way to deal with that.  That’s right.  Eat yourself to happiness. But first you have to get there. So one fine day we walked […]