This worm-like looking food is called “chorogi”, or Chinese artichoke. These are pickled and have a salty sour taste with a hint of Japanese basil. They are sometimes eaten during New Years or as a snack to accompany alcholic drinks. I have lived in Japan for over 10 years but this was the first time I tried it. Surprising how even after 10 years there are some dishes that I’ve never tried or even seen. Always amazed of the depth of Japanese cuisine.
"I'm from Libya," he said. I don't know what to say. It's as if he'd told me he'd just come from his father's funeral.
The first specialty coffee shop in Ikebukuro and Junkudo (bookstore) resonate.
Editing is interpreting.
The Riddle of Steel.
The man stands motionless in a crush of white-shirted salarymen, as they swarm past him, toward the single escalator.
Rêve de centre commercial-piscine
Birthday walk home