Boiled Kidney With Flavors Of Sichuan Sure To Tempt Taste Buds

Boiled kidney with flavors of Sichuan sure to tempt taste buds

Chinese restaurant Kogetsu, run by Kazuo Yamanaka, stands quietly at Ikenohata near Ueno Park, its structure witness to the transformation of the capital from Edo to Tokyo.

The wooden building, dating to the early Showa Era (1926-1989), used to be an inn opened by Yamanaka's grandfather late in his life. The combination of a vintage building in the old district and authentic Chinese cuisine may give people pause for thought, but it was born out of the chef's strong wish to turn what he loved into a vocation.

Brother Donates Approximately 6.5 Million Jpy To Earthquake Relief In Sichuan Province, China

Brother Donates Approximately 6.5 Million JPY to Earthquake Relief in Sichuan Province, ChinaBrother Industries (President: Toshikazu Koike) has announced today that the Brother Group will donate a total of approximately 6.5 million JPY to Japanese Red Cross Society and other organizations, to help with the relief efforts following the disaster caused by the devastating earthquake that struck Sichuan Province in China.

Niigata Donates Money To Sichuan Quake Victims

Niigata donates money to Sichuan quake victimsThe local government of Niigata Prefecture in central Japan has donated one-million yen, or about 10,000 dollars, to earthquake victims in Sichuan Province, China.

Prefectural Vice Governor Kunio Mori presented the funds on Monday to Consul General Wang Hua at the Chinese consulate in Niigata City.

Japan Rescue Team In Sichuan Quake Visits Beijing

Japan rescue team in Sichuan quake visits BeijingJapanese rescue workers have met with their Chinese counterparts to discuss ways to better provide joint assistance in future disasters.

The 15 members are part of an emergency aid team that was dispatched to China's Sichuan province following the 2008 magnitude-8 earthquake. They were invited by the China-Japan Friendship Association.