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The meaning of Umami

September 12, 2015 in Bon Cheesepetit / Japan 13 Cheesed

I’ve talked about the origin of Itadakimasu and the significance of Mottaitai. Today i want to talk about this word called “umami“, it’s not a phrase like itadakimasu or mottainai, but still related to food, veeeery yummy food, because i know you guys love eating XD. So let’s see! You may have heard of umami, since […]

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Okayama Fruit Fair

August 17, 2015 in Bon Cheesepetit 3 Cheesed

Japanese fruits need no introduction. How can one not be attracted to those perfectly shaped strawberries that are absolutely flawless and so luxurious in size and mesmerizing in colors? Other than their internationally-famous ichigo, do you know that Japan also produces world class peaches and grapes?   And Okayama, a prefecture in Chugoku, Japan, also […]

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Eat Tokyo with Baby (Part 3)

July 25, 2015 in Bon Cheesepetit / Japan 7 Cheesed

Part 2 here.  Part 1 here. So so so!! It’s Tokyo time!!! This was our trip to Japan in May/June 2015. Junya was about to turn 1 so it was his last few weeks as a baby hehe. Here are some of the restaurants we have been!   1. Malaychan Actually we didn’t try this, […]

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Baby Friendly Cafes in Tokyo

Chano Mama, Isetan Shinjuku One of the most popular baby-friendly cafes in Tokyo is the one i have blogged about before (but haven’t visited), Chano Mama, located at 6F, Isetan Shinjuku. In fact, baby-friendly is not really the accurate term to describe Chano Mama. It is a Baby Cafe, because without one, you are actually not […]

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#Lunchforjunya in Japan

July 4, 2015 in Bon Cheesepetit / Japan 14 Cheesed

Staying for a month in Tokyo with the danna and Junya means allllll the happiness in the world, but i was also secretly dreading the trip for one reason. Junya was turning 1 year old when we were in Japan. That also means that he is eating 3 full proper meals now. To be honest, […]

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Brunch at Underground Société

Ever since i had Junya, eating out has become an occasional luxury instead of an everyday affair. I am also more selective of the eating places we go. Is it child-friendly? How is the hygiene level? Is parking easy? Comfortably spacious and non smoking? … etc etc. Taste alone is no longer the sole deciding […]

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