Author Archives: Vinnie Burns (Editor-in-Chief)

25th Annual 福島うまいものフェスタ (aka. Delicious Food Festival)

Date: Saturday, Jan 30, 10am-5pm AND Sunday 10am-4pm Location: Koriyama, at Fukushima “Big Palette” Convention Center (ビッグパレットふくしま) Entrance Fee: 300 yen I’m gonna keep this short and to the point. If you’re around Koriyama this weekend and you don’t have … Continue reading

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Letter from the Ed.

G’day everyone and happy new years! Or as the Japanese like to say, ”あけましておめでとうございます.” …Or as lazy Japanese and foreigners who can’t pronounce long Japanese words without stuttering (such as myself) say, “あけ、おめ!” If you’ve been paying attention at all, … Continue reading

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Womby, Lungy, Sinewy Goodness (Part 1.5)

I’m not quite sure I’m up for this task anymore. This past weekend, after a trip to Kitakata to celebrate the lovely Ms. Tiffany’s birthday, I made a quick stop at a yakiniku restaurant for dinner and found that, lo … Continue reading

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Womby, Lungy, Sinewy Goodness (Part One)

Blood.  Bones.  Brains.  Hearts.  Severed tongues.  Flesh. For most of us, these words conjure up gruesome images of horror films, HBO crime dramas, or a certain holiday that is just around the bend. But to the Japanese, these words mean … Continue reading

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“Nabe”

In my opinion, summer is one of the best seasons in Fukushima. Aside from the unnecessarily hot weather that makes you moist in places that, well, have absolutely no business being moist, it’s the best few months to simply hang … Continue reading

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