Tag Archives: Tokyo Fish Market

Hot on the Taro Trail

Taro-obsessed, East Bay writer goes hunting for ethnic restaurants that cook up this tropical plant in various incarnations and details her Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese and Hawaiian discoveries, both savory and sweet. Continue reading

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Japanese Pickles – more than just a condiment

Tsukemono or Japanese pickles are an essential part of every meal. They add crunch and color, and aid digestion. Easy to make at home with recipes from a book or website. Continue reading

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Get Lucky this New Year’s with Food from Many Cultures

A whirlwind tour of lucky New Year’s foods from France, Germany, Brazil, Spain, Italy, Denmark, Japan, Mexico, and Greece. Continue reading

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Japanese Bento Boxes – The Mother of All Cute Food

Japanese bento boxes provide children (or adults) with healthy food in pleasing and aesthetic forms. East Bay stores stock tiny vegetable cutters, egg molds and other supplies to make your own cute food lunches. Continue reading

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