Archive | April, 2010

To the Land of the Rising Sun, to Eat

I’ve been a bit absent of late, it’s true, but with good reason: I’ve been working hard to hasten my departure to Japan.
Akiko’s already there, and I was scheduled to leave Thursday, but I just rebooked my ticket (I have the luxury of flying…

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Dessert done right at Mistral Kitchen

With Seattle Restaurant Week starting today, I’ve been thinking about why three courses for $25 ($15 for places doing a lunch deal) is attractive to most people, but somewhat unappealing to me. Part of it is that I’m eating out all the time, and a…

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Seattle Restaurant Week starts on Sunday

I’d be remiss to not mention that Seattle Restaurant Week starts Sunday. Okay, so it actually runs more than a week (April 18-29), but if you take out the exempted Friday and Saturday, that leaves ten days (eight for restaurants closed on Mondays) of good…

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Sex, Food, Grum

Another video (by Grum) with sex and food connections. Not quite sure what to make of this one. Good? Bad? What’s the message?…

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Tina Fey and her brownie husband on SNL

Enjoy!…

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$5 Food Find: Thai Curry Simple’s Simple Curry

One: I read this pretty awesome review of Thai Curry Simple and decided I had to check it out for myself. Then I decided I had to share my review in the same format.
The problem was that a lot of people decided to check…

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On Penis Festivals and Vibrating Chocolate Bunnies

Sure, Sunday is Easter. But if you’ve ever been in Japan the first Sunday of April, then you might know that April 4 will be Kanamara Matsuri – the Festival of the Steel Phallus.
I’ve had the fortune of attending this festival, held at the…

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