Fresh Soba, Sake Festival Kicks Off

Fresh soba, sake festival kicks off

By Mai Niimi / Japan News Staff WriterOedo Waen, an event at which visitors can enjoy newly brewed sake and soba made from the new buckwheat crop, started Thursday at Yoyogi Park in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo.

At the four-day event subtitled "an exposition of soba and Japanese sake," about 100 brands of sake from across the nation, including much-revered Juyondai from Yamagata Prefecture, are served. Twenty soba stands at the venue offer different varieties of soba from places across the nation, such as Hokkaido and Shizuoka Prefecture. Some types of soba are freshly made from buckwheat flour at the stands and boiled shortly before serving.

Sumo Wrestlers Are Seduced By Pork-stuffed Fresh Bell Pepper

Sumo wrestlers are seduced by pork-stuffed fresh bell pepper

The thuds of physical contact and harsh breathing come from the sumo ring. During the morning training held from 7 a.m., the 45-year-old stablemaster Hidegoro Shikimori calls out, "That's good" and "Keep it up."

Nineteen sumo wrestlers who belong to the three lower divisions are training at his Shikihide stable located in Ryugasaki, Ibaraki Prefecture.

2018 Infiniti Qx80 Reveals Fresh Face In Dubai

2018 Infiniti QX80 reveals fresh face in Dubai

Infiniti has finally revealed its refresh for the Infiniti QX80 at the Dubai auto show, and it's amazingly mild. Not that we were expecting a particularly wild redesign, since even the QX80 Monograph concept that previewed the SUV still looked similar to the existing vehicle, but this is still a pretty low-key update.

The main changes are in the front fascia, which was teased not long ago. It features headlights that sit higher up and inline with the top of the grille. The lights are more slender and swept back, too. The tops of the fenders sit higher as well, providing a more squared-off look, and the side fender vents have a new design.

Shoyu Chicken Ramen With Fresh Corn And Choy Sum

Shoyu chicken ramen with fresh corn and choy sumINGREDIENTS
2 teaspoons sesame oil
3cm-piece fresh ginger, thinly sliced
2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
2 green shallots, thinly sliced, white and green parts separated
2L (8 cups) chicken stock
80ml (1/3 cup) soy sauce
15g (about 6) whole dried shiitake mushrooms, soaked, drained
2 tablespoons cooking sake
2 tablespoons mirin
2 (about 500g) chicken breast fillets
270g pkt dried somen noodles
1 sweetcorn cob, kernels removed
1 bunch choy sum, trimmed
4 soft-boiled eggs, to serve

Fresh And Furyous: New, Sporty And Feature Rich 2018 Honda Fit Goes On Sale Today

Fresh and Furyous: New, Sporty and Feature Rich 2018 Honda Fit Goes on Sale Today

The sporty and versatile new 2018 Honda Fit will begin to arrive at Honda dealerships today with a stylish new look, updated technology, available safety features and a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP1) starting at $16,190. The 2018 Honda Fit also adds a new Sport trim, as well as two new exterior colors, Helios Yellow and Orange Fury.

The refresh of the third generation Honda Fit enhances the 5-door subcompact's already best-in-class combination of passenger space, fuel efficiency, sophistication, practicality and affordability.

Crevice In Money Related Strategies Could Bring About Crisp Difficulties To Boj

Gap in financial approaches could bring about new difficulties to BOJThe Bank of Japan's choice Thursday to keep up its forceful fiscal facilitating measures remained conversely with other real national banks moving far from accommodative policies.
Expectations are developing that the yen's further devaluation against the U.S. dollar and the euro, alongside higher oil and other vitality expenses, will drive up import costs in Japan and in this way help the BOJ accomplish its prized objective of acknowledging 2 percent inflation.

New Mitsubishi Grand Lancer Bows In Taiwan With Fresh Design

New Mitsubishi Grand Lancer Bows In Taiwan With Fresh DesignThe new Mitsubishi Grand Lancer has been officially revealed shortly after images of it leaked online.
Set to be sold in China and other select Asian markets like Taiwan and Malaysia, the Grand Lancer retains a characteristic Lancer design, but is immediately identifiable from the final Lancer models being produced and sold internationally.

Fresh Start For 2017

Fresh start for 2017People across Japan have resumed business after a week of year end and New Year holidays.
Officials of Kumamoto Prefecture, which suffered widespread damage from a series of strong earthquakes last year, were back at work.

2017 Mitsubishi Asx Puts On A Fresh Face In Paris

2017 Mitsubishi ASX Puts On A Fresh Face In ParisMitsubishi is about to introduce a refreshed version of its ASX crossover across Europe. But before it does, it's putting it on display at the Paris Motor Show this week.
The exact same model is sold in the United States as the Outlander Sport, in Japan (and in Canada for some reason), the RVR, butut in Europe, Latin America, Australia, and most of Asia, it's badged as the ASX.

Panasonic Presents 'experience Fresh' And Future Of Food At Ifa 2016

Panasonic Presents 'Experience Fresh' and Future of Food at IFA 2016Panasonic continues to lead the way in product innovation, by showcasing its new small kitchen appliance range at this year’s consumer electronics trade show in Berlin, IFA 2016.
Driving innovation through insight, Panasonic combine a balance of premium style, precision and performance with the latest in leading technology. Working closely with global experts – chefs, opinion formers and future trends specialists The Future Laboratory – Panasonic ensured that its product development was born out of genuine insight into the future of food, dining and lifestyle.