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oshogatsu 2.008

Another year, another shogatsu. I had a nice turn-out, a good mix of people – current coworkers, ex-coworkers, friends, Romans, countrymen… I had decided early on to limit my Japanese foods to sure-fire hits, or ones that I personally love. Shopping at the Japanese market, a few last minute additions grabbed ahold of me – […]

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bau-ing out

Last night I set my menu and today I went to the neighborhood Asian market to do the preliminary grocery shopping for my annual Oshogatsu. Unlike most Japanese who host one, I do not serve the traditional food that goes along with the celebration. I’ve learned from many past open houses I’ve had, the requisite […]

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