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Chuck Taylor All Star Rubber Shoe

Chuck Taylor All Star Rubber Shoe

The sneaker rain shoe is here. Enter the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Rubber shoe. Is it boring to have a 100 year old design refreshed every year? Nope. All Stars have been worn forever. There isn’t a resurgence in All Stars, because they were always in. The Rolex Paul […]

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No English Here at Hashidaya Honten

No English Here at Hashidaya Honten

A restaurant with no english menu as my sister points out is what makes it fun to eat there. Truth big sis. Also, yelp and pictures help. I find myself acting more like a kid in Japan than ever before. I’m speaking with my hands and pictures, eating with my […]

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Tsukemen at Rokurinsha

Tsukemen at Rokurinsha

If I spent a year in Tokyo and ate Ramen everyday, I don’t think I’d ever try all the varieties. There are just so many different types, then numerous nuances, creating tons of different combinations. One style I had to have is Tsukemen, which is cooked cold noodles that are […]

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Gunnar Rubber Boots by Tretorn

Gunnar Rubber Boots by Tretorn

At DG sneakers are a big part of are wardrobe, and for most weather conditions they’re perfect, but for rain, they suck. Sneakers are meant to be used for being active and for fitness, therefore they all have some sort of breathability. Typically near the toe or even the whole […]

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3-Way Carryall by Hook and ALBERT

3-Way Carryall by Hook and ALBERT

Having a versatile bag is crucial. To have a bag that can be used for work and casual use is not only logical, but economical. If you’re like us, you need a bag to carry anything from gym clothes to a laptop. Living in New York requires a bag to […]

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The Gourd Standard Pumpkin IPA Review

The Gourd Standard Pumpkin IPA Review

Halloween is nearly here. Literally days away, which means pumpkin everything. Pumpkin beers have long been one of our favorite beers, but they have to be done in a way that the pumpkin is either leading in taste or its accentuating a dark bodied, yet sweet beer. Flying Dog Brewery […]

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Road Snacks on the Bullet Train (Japan)

Road Snacks on the Bullet Train (Japan)

A time-honored tradition when riding the Bullet Train is to bring food for the journey. When I found my train, I noticed everyone was either holding their purchased lunch or buying lunch. This trip is all about the local experience, so I made my way to a store and picked […]

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Checking out the Queens Night Market

Checking out the Queens Night Market

I’ve never been to Taiwan, but thanks to Facebook, Instagram and YouTube, I’ve been able to get a feel for what Taiwan’s famous night markets are known for. Earlier this year, ex-lawyer John Wang embarked on a journey to bring a slice of Taiwan’s famous night market life to Flushing, […]

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Sugar Overload at Patisserie Sadaharu Aoki

Sugar Overload at Patisserie Sadaharu Aoki

As much as my teeth love sugar as evidence by my 30+ cavities, I’m not that big on desserts. I gorge on candy, but not so much desserts and pastries. When I heard that Japan has one of the top bakeries in the world, it wasn’t on my to-do list, […]

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Great Views at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building

Great Views at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building

In a short trip to Tokyo, I got hooked and Tokyo has become of my favorite cities in the world. The ease of travel, the abundant quality food, the sights, they’re all insane. The gag shit that you’ll find like the Robot show and the Golden Gai I’m ok without. […]

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Quick Delivery at Genki Sushi

Quick Delivery at Genki Sushi

I know Genki Sushi, there was one in Hawaii, and I’ve been there a few times. “Conveyor Belt Sushi” right? Genki Sushi in Hawaii and Tokyo are very different things. In Hawaii, there is a conveyor belt where you grab what you want and there is a waiter that gets […]

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Outfit of the Day: Tuesday

Outfit of the Day: Tuesday

Whether it’s a cool brisk day, a hot one, date night or a work day that doesn’t mean you can’t dress up and look good. Every day should be important, every detail crucial. Now granted not every outfit will match the situation and surroundings you’ll find yourself in, but it’s […]