Japanese cooking features some of the most enjoyable ingredients on the planet and an izakaya is one of the best places to enjoy traditional Japanese fare. Famous for a small-plate style of serving, izakayas are a wonderful place to share a meal with friends and family.
The Real Japanese Izakaya Cookbook, written by Wataru Yokota, takes the reader on a journey through 120 classic izakaya dishes that can be cooked from home. Continue reading “The Real Japanese Izakaya Cookbook Review: An Excellent Book To Have In Your Kitchen”
On a night where anything can happen
follow the trail of red lanterns
into backstreets heavy with anticipation
where the pulse of society crackles at your fingertips
Ikura desuka ka?
Down into the rabbit hole
To worship at the altar of crooners
Humming to jazz on that old jukebox in the corner
Watch salarymen rub shoulders with wastrels
Bonding at the banquet fit for a shogun
Yakitori, yakisoba, yaki-get me another beer
No, make it sake
Drink until the break of dawn
And stagger back into the half-formed world