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Restaurant Review: 雲海 Artisan Gyoza

Located 15 minutes north of Kanazawa, our little town of Tsubata may appear to be nothing more than a quiet bedroom community. Determined to disprove this theory, I try to patronize local sightseeing spots and restaurants as much as possible. We’ve got a couple of great cake shops and a good udon place – but … Continue reading


The Legend of Kanazawa Curry

I was riding down the highway with a number of my male coworkers, when suddenly my section chief motioned out the window. “Chelsea! Have you eaten chankare yet?” “Chan…kare?” The restaurant he’d pointed out was already behind us, and all I’d caught sight of was its dingy yellow sign. “Chankare,” he said matter-of-factly, as if … Continue reading

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