... can they not only turn a dumpling into a cute little caricature, but also give it a powerful and dramatic story line. Look at the desperation on his face, as he tries to escape from a steaming bowl of hot soup - it's a performance that would make Al Pacino proud! Look at how his legs dangle helplessly, as the life is slowly being choked out of him by two chopsticks, in some kind of bizarre crucifixion-inspired torture - it's heartbreaking!!!
Three Little Words September 29th 2016 Geo: 35.67, 139.77For travelers who have had the supreme pleasure of visiting Japan and thoroughly enjoyed the experience, three little words will always come to mind when thoughts return to the Land of the Rising Sun. While it could be I Love You, it isn't, nor is it some variation of Everything so ____, where you could in theory fill that blank with delicious ... read more
Asia » Japan In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more