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Japan's Hot Pot Heaven

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December 16, 2017
Ken Watanabe may be the most famous Japanese actor in Hollywood these days, but “nabe” (hot pot) is one of Japan’s most popular wintertime dishes.

Fine tuna joint: Maguro Hompo "Naka" (near Iwakuni)

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December 15, 2017
Maguro Hompo Naka is a popular kaiten zushi (conveyor belt sushi) bar located near Iwakuni Marine Base.  They offer fresh tuna every Saturday. 
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December cocktail: Noggin' Split

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December 14, 2017
Winter is here and Christmas is near. Some seek warmth in Hot Toddies and some take comfort in Eggnog. The Noggin’ Split is a cocktail spinoff off Eggnog with a spiced and creamy...

How KFC became Kentucky Fried Christmas in Japan

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December 11, 2017
Despite the oft-repeated myth, Coca-Cola did not in fact invent the modern image of a fat, jolly, red-and-white-clad Santa Claus.

Hot & tasty Apple crisp

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December 13, 2017
INGREDIENTS• 10 apples• 1/2 cup water• 1 cup flour• 1 cup sugar• 1 Stick margarine or butter• 1-2 tsp cinnamon• 3/4 cup oatmeal 

Ajiwarabe Tenkin: Superb tempura lunch on the historical street of Namamugi

Restaurant Guide
December 13, 2017
When you visit Namamugi, be sure to drop by an excellent tempura restaurant for lunch. Ajiwarabe Tenkin is a well-known Japanese restaurant, featuring tasty tempura, seafood and...