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Tokyo Sonata movie review

September 8th, 2010 · No Comments · Japan

Based on my many years in Japan and a deep understanding of the Japanese society, here are a few background notes to appreciate the movie: It is very common for Japanese salarymen to work such long hours that they rarely spend time with their wives and children.  Especially after the birth of their first child, […]

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Gonpachi Beverly Hills review

August 12th, 2010 · No Comments · Japan

I am fortunate enough to have lived in Japan and with the help of all my wonderful Japanese friends have enjoyed both home-made and restaurant food.  And I must confess that in about five years in Japan, I have tasted a huge variety of dishes.  However, if you do not get to go as often […]

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Katsuya Glendale review

July 30th, 2010 · No Comments · Japan

My wife and I had heard a lot about Katsuya and when we went to shop at The Americana at Brand mall in Glendale, it was perfect to eat lunch there.  After all, during our previous trip there, we had enjoyed an awesome meal at Frida Mexican Cuisine (a restaurant owned by Salma Hayek that […]

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