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This Is the Most Underrated City in Japan

Photo by mariusz kluzniak/flickr<p>It’s the birthplace of tonkotsu ramen and the home of one of Japan’s craziest festivals.<p>Fukuoka is just a two-hour …

Ten Immaculate Specialty Coffee Shops Worth Booking a Trip to Japan For

From standalone coffee shops on the outskirts of town to tiny one-man stalls doing hand-drip.<p>From standalone coffee shops on the outskirts of town to …

Tsukiji alternative – Tokyo has a second fish market, and it turns out it’s awesome too

It may not be as famous, but it’s actually <b>the only seafood-exclusive wholesale market in Tokyo</b>.<p>If you wanted to get some <b>sushi</b> in <b>Tokyo</b>, odds are the …

20 Sweet and Savory Recipes That Make Us Nuts for Pistachios

When we think of pistachios, we think of snacking. (Well, snacking and the aching fingers we end up with after trying to pry those suckers open in fits of desperation.) But they add a little something special to eats and sweets (if you’ve ever been treated to pistachio ice cream, you can attest to …

Dessert

A city that can be ‘Blade Runner and old Japan all at once’ inspired Blue Light Yokohama novelist Nicolás Obregón – who is in thrall to Tokyo’s towers, street food and quiet corners<p><b>Tokyo has magnetism, and it feels endless</b>. What hits you first is the scale. There’s the neon signs, the ancient …

Japan

10 Things No One Tells You About... Tokyo

Social media, anonymous postings and “insider” guides all claim to tell foreign guests about Tokyo, but the real skinny is famously hard to find. But …

I Was a Muslim in Trump's White House

When President Obama left, I stayed on at the National Security Council in order to serve my country. I lasted eight days.<p>In 2011, I was hired, straight out of college, to work at the White House and eventually the National Security Council. My job there was to promote and protect the best of what …

Religion

This racial justice map sheds light on an often overlooked part of U.S. history

Dark parts of American history are often swept under the rug for being too shameful and painful. But engaging with that history is crucial to …

Remembering the Holocaust in the Time of Trump, When Jews Fleeing Horror Were Denied Asylum in America

A long-buried documentary, co-directed by Alfred Hitchcock and produced by Sidney Bernstein, provides unequivocal proof of the Holocaust’s horrors. …

Over Our Dead Bodies

• <b>Author:</b> Ken McKenzie & Todd Harra<p>Not knowing what to do, I sat on the church steps and waited. As the gravity of my failure began to well up in me, I began to cry. . .<p><b>I Had Lost The Hearse!</b><p>Funerals and the all the things that accompany them are traditionally somber, contemplative events in which …

This Adobo Is the Easiest 4-Ingredient Weeknight Dinner Ever

Who doesn't love the popular Filipino favorite, adobo? This recipe is perfect for weeknight cooking: only <b>4 main ingredients</b>, a <b>3-step procedure</b>, and <b>30</b> …

This Is the Most Popular Cabbage Recipe on Pinterest

It's not a surprise that our readers are obsessed with cabbage. This humble vegetable can easily transform into an all-star side or main dish with …

If this ad doesn't make you want to visit Hikone, we don't know what will 【Video】

Hikone Castle is celebrating its 410th anniversary in style.<p>Hikone Castle, located in Japan’s Shiga Prefecture, is considered by many as the most …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Italian Polenta Cake with Mascarpone Cream: Traditional Italian Recipe

Cuts into 6-8 slices<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1 tsp butter and flour, for the tin/pan<br>• 100 g/3 ½ oz. / ¾ cup plain/all-purpose flour<br>• 40 g/1 ½ oz. / ¼ cup …

7 Ways to Use Up Leftover Coffee

Maybe you had to run out the door before finishing your freshly brewed pot or you simply made too much, but whatever the case, you have leftover …

Our 17 Best Filipino Recipes for an Authentic Meal

Loaded with chile, vinegar, fragrant herbs, and no shortage of pork, Filipino cooking is an endlessly fascinating mix of traditions and flavors, old …

8 Simple Ways to Speed Up Your Smartphone

Much like computers, smartphones can start to slow down after years, or even months, of use. However, there are some ways to keep your iOS and …

How Women Undermine Themselves With Words

Tara Mohr’s first piece for goop—Why Women Criticize Each Other—resonated deeply, explaining not only why we sometimes rush to judge each other, but …

Martha Stewart's Easy Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1½ cups all-purpose flour, (spooned and leveled)<br>• 2 teaspoons baking powder<br>• 1/4 teaspoon salt<br>• 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature, plus 3 tablespoons (cut into small pieces) for preparing the top<br>• 1 cup sugar, plus 2/3 cup for preparing the top<br>• 2 large eggs<br>• 1 teaspoon vanilla …

Endive Bites with Gorgonzola and Honey

Now Playing<p>Crispy Chicken Parm Balls 00:47<p>Learn how to make these crispy balls that taste just like Chicken Parmesan.<p>Now Playing<p>Cheesy Zucchini …

Inside the Sumida Hokusai Museum, now open in Tokyo

Designed by architect Kazuyo Sejima, the museum celebrates the work of artist Katsushika Hokusai<p>Last November, a stunning museum designed by Kazuyo Sejima—half of the Pritzker Prize-winning firm SANAA—opened in Tokyo, Japan.<p>The Sumida Hokusai Museum was established to highlight the work of …

Japan

Baked Macaroni and Cheese | Recipes

Preheat oven to 170°C.<p>In a large pot of boiling, salted water cook the pasta to al dente.<p>While the pasta is cooking, in a separate pot, melt the …

Pasta

How to Invite People Over More Often (and Be a Better Host When They Arrive)

Asian Barbecue Pork Chops Recipe

IMAGE Dan Rivera<p>This easy pork chops recipe is a weekend must-try: the marinade gives your chops layers of flavors. Serve with a side of vegetables, …

When There's No Therapist, How Can The Depressed Find Help?

For a revolutionary, Deepali Vishwakarma is more quiet and reflective than you might expect. She's in her 30s, small, with a round face that holds intense brown eyes and a shy grin.<p>Vishwakarma is a lay counselor in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India — a well-trained community member who goes out …

Mental Health

A Stoic's guide to becoming mentally strong

Grit. Resilience. Mental toughness. We hear a lot about them these days. But maybe we shouldn't. Why?<p>Because there have been good solutions to the …