Monthly Archives: March, 2013

Palm Sunday 2013

© 2013 by Patricia Acevedo

Do small things

What you really Love

24 Hours O’ Cute: Show Us Your Buns

It’s Worth a Try!

Hanami 101

Food Sake Tokyo


Each spring cherry trees around Tokyo blossom while friends, families, and co-workers gather under the blossoms to enjoy the ritual of hanami. If you are lucky to be in Tokyo this week, it is the quintessential Japanese experience. A few tips on how to best enjoy hanami.


Most essential is to pick up a bentō. The best place to select from a wide variety of bentō is depachika, the epicurean basement food floors of department stores. Here is my list of the top ten depachika in Tokyo. But, if a depachika is not on your way to the park, no worries, a convenient store will have lunch boxes or sandwiches, chips, and other snacks.

The bentō above comes from AEN at Shinjuku Isetan, which came in a beautiful bamboo box and had genmai (brown rice) with two types of grilled fish, croquette, pickles, and more. The…

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Every Breath You Take

First step …

And so, it begins …

The first step that I was afraid to take before

The hardest thing to do was done …


God willing

May we all live to endure and see

The last step …

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