Archive for the ‘Food’ Category

Natsu Matsuri

August 4, 2007

So today I went to Mitsuwa Marketplace in Arlington Heights, IL for their annual Natsu-Matsuri which is a traditional Japanese summer festival. When I got there it had already started and there was a taiko group on stage and to my surprise my sensei from when I played taiko was up there, so I thought that was pretty cool. The performance was really good and it was probably the highlight of the festival for me (besides the food). Sorry I didn’t get any pictures or video of the taiko performance since all I had was my crappy cell phone and I was too far back to get even a decent shot, so hopefully I’ll be getting a real camera soon. Anyway, on to the best part of the festival… the food. I took some pictures of my lunch/dinner which I ate in a span of about an hour.

Beef Bowl



Green Tea


Yakitori and Takoyaki


Melon Ramune


After I was done eating it was time for the Bon Odori, which I of course did not participate in because I can’t dance at all, but I did take some pictures and some videos that will be up a little later because they are still processing on Youtube. Ince again, sorry for the crappy quality, but I did the best I could with my cell phone.






Edit- I forgot to post the picture of this Sapporo Beer fan that I got



I get my hands on a Mega Mac

February 19, 2007

Not really. Well I kind of did… let’s just say I made my own. After I heard about the Mega Mac coming out in Japan I began to wonder why it hadn’t come out here. (probably because Americans are already too fat) So I wouldn’t be satisfied until I had a Mega Mac to call my own. Hit the jump to see pictures of the beast of a burger that will probably end up giving me a heart attack because it contained a lot more calories than I should have consumed in one day.

The two Big Macs
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My monster creation

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Me with my Mega Mac

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I ate every last bite

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My crappy fake Mega Mac box

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