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The last meal before departure.

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Persimmons (kaki)

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In Japan, coffee is just as ingrained in everyday life as tea.

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Looking in-depth at an old favorite.

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A container that reveals what lies within.

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The famous flavored Kit Kats sold in Japan are not quite what you'd call delicious treats.

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Japanese curry hotness levels, and my favorite childhood curry.

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How a Japanese curry mix got to be named after a New England state not exactly known for curry.

Scenes from the Shin Yokohama Ramen Museum (新横浜ラーメン博物館)

Did you know that ramen is considered to be one of the two main National Dishes of Japan?

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This month in the Japan Times, I talk about setsuden (cutting down on electricity consumption) and suzumi (keeping cool).

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