Sunday, April 4, 2010

Best online guide - preparing for Japan

See a new link at the left for Stanford's guide - including links to a number of cell phone rental companies. Remember, not just any international cell phone will work there, so be sure you get one that is specifically set up for Japan.

Japanese Easter Egg

Buddhism and Shinto don't get into Easter, but this weekend Cocoro Restaurant on Wells Street offers some themed appetizers, including a thin "Japanese hamburger" wrapped around a hard-boiled egg, something like a Scotch (sukoshi in the phonetic transliteration) Egg. It's rapidly deep-fried for a crispy outside texture. mmmm