Category Archives: ramen

A Love for Japanese Films

I am not really an aficionado of Japanese films. I’ve probably seen more of them than any other non English language films–unless dubbed kung-fu movies count–but I am no expert. Also, except for a few films I managed to see … Continue reading

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Making an Effort

On my second day in Japan, which was rather immediate since I arrived late at night, and after having my first morning of training, I was invited to lunch.  If I remember correctly, the “trainer” was given a lunch in … Continue reading

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The Healing Power of Ramen

Lately, I had been feeling that my connection to Japan had started to wane.  I hadn’t eaten any Japanese food recently.  I hadn’t watched any Jvloggers–or at least the Jvloggers I had watched were reporting from places other than Japan.  … Continue reading

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Nostalgia, Thy Name is Ramen

This is the story of how I ended up eating a bowl of spicy ramen instead of sitting on the couch watching the baseball game. This is the story of indulging in nostalgia while indulging in a meal. Don’t read … Continue reading

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