Tagged with asian food

Chimasu: Oriental Snacks By Post

Chimasu: Oriental Snacks By Post

I was recently contacted by the nice people at Chimasu asking me if I would like to sample one of their oriental snack boxes. Of course, I said yes! Om nom nom. Chimasu.com was started by two friends who loved the snacks they discovered whilst travelling in East Asia and wanted to share the joy with … Continue reading

Japanese StrEAT food in Bristol

Japanese StrEAT food in Bristol

When I heard about a street food event in Bristol called StrEAT Food Collective my first thought was: “will there be any Japanese food?!”. Fortunately, I was in luck! The event, which takes place in Cabot Circus in Bristol, has been happening every week during May and I first popped down on 3rd May in … Continue reading

My Golden Week in Bristol

My Golden Week in Bristol

It’s one of the best times of year in Japan at the moment: Golden Week. Golden Week (ゴールデンウィーク) is a collection of holidays that happen to fall very close together, causing one of the three main holiday periods in Japan (the other two being Obon (お盆) in August and Oshogatsu (お正月), which is New Year). … Continue reading

Quick Japan-fixes in London

I spent the day in London yesterday because I had some meetings at recruitment agencies (still no job… sigh). While I was there, I took the opportunity to get some quick Japan-fixes… First, I accidentally ordered a Matcha Chiller in Eat. I know, I know. How can you “accidentally” order something?! Well, I was thinking … Continue reading