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“My first meeting with this shop was while I was doing a tour of Ishikawa’s bakeries. I wanted to hug the bag I bought the bread in.” Tabelog user はちみっつ、星三つ My little town of Tsubata isn’t big, and we have little to boast about to the outside world. Travelers heading toward Kanazawa or Toyama may … Continue reading

Today’s Lunch: Happy Setsubun

The third of February is Setsubun, the day when we cast demons from our homes with dried beans and eat absurdly large sushi rolls. The beans and demons get a lot of press, but as for the sushi, one roll is about as long as my forearm, and about as big around as a mandarin. … Continue reading

Kaga Veggies, Revisited: Kuwai

It feels like winter has finally arrived. This morning, the drive to work was slowed by dense, wet snow and howling winds. Every few minutes, the early morning grey turned violet with a sudden, bright flash of lightning. Ah, thunder snow. How I missed you. I’m on an aquatic vegetable kick recently. Renkon is so … Continue reading

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