Japan: The Food! Part Four (Finale)

To see Parts 1, 2, and 3, click here! To read all my posts on Japan, click here. We continue the food journey of Japan in Kobe, where we once again got lost because of the really lame map in our guide book. We were attempting to find a gyoza (dumplings – that’s all they […]

Japan: The Food! Part Three

To see Parts 1 and 2, click here! To read all my posts on Japan, click here. When we were in Osaka, we wanted to eat some of the locally popular okonomiyaki, which are thick, savoury cabbage “pancakes”, filled with meats or seafood, and drizzled with a sweet sauce and mayonnaise. Following our Frommer’s “Japan […]

Japan: The Food! Part Two

To see Part One, click here. OK, I admit it; when it was time to eat breakfast in Japan, we totally cheated. The idea of having rice and miso soup (not to mention all the things we didn’t recognize) first thing in the morning just didn’t cut it. Luckily, there is no shortage of French […]

San Francisco!

I am here! I am heading to a creative retreat in Calistoga, lead by the fabulous Andrea Scher, and Laurie Wagner (who I am sure I will have amazing things to say about afterwards!) But first, Japantown, sushi, and treats. And a little hotel selfie, while I’m at it. And a little art journaling, which […]