Reviewing the Burger King Pizza-Sized Burger for Esquire

This week, I ate Burger King Japan's Pizza-Size Burger (name tells you everything you need to know) and wrote a review of it for Esquire. "OSAKA, Japan — Contrary to some media reports, Japan is not in fact a strange island swarming with used-underwear vending machines and anime-girl body pillows. It's a relatively normal place, [...]

By | 2016-10-18T01:15:12+00:00 December 10th, 2011|Food, Japan|Comments Off on Reviewing the Burger King Pizza-Sized Burger for Esquire

Writing about Space Station video game bar in Osaka for Kansai Scene

Wrote my first article for Kansai Scene this week, about Space Station video game bar. A nice and interesting place. "Space Station was the name of Matt Bloch’s childhood hometown arcade, a place he describes as dimly lit save for the glow of the game machines. When he had an epiphany to open a bar [...]

By | 2011-12-02T09:58:37+00:00 December 2nd, 2011|Food, Japan|Comments Off on Writing about Space Station video game bar in Osaka for Kansai Scene

Writing About McDonald’s KBQ Burger For Esquire

Tired of countless articles about Korean pop music and biggie-sized Japanese pop singers dressed as high school students? Well, I shifted gears a bit this week and wrote about the new Korean-inspired burger at McDonald's Japan for Esquire. "Forget Frommer's. If you really want to draw a bead on a country's culture, head to the [...]

By | 2016-10-18T01:15:13+00:00 November 1st, 2011|Food, Japan|Comments Off on Writing About McDonald’s KBQ Burger For Esquire

Guest Blogging at Esquire.com

My guest post for Esquire's "Eat Like a Man" blog is now online. Here's a taste: NABARI, Japan —Burger King recently released its Meat Monster burger here, which has pretty much set the Internet on fire with relative disgust. And it's not hard to see why: The chain's newest offering adds to the standard Whopper [...]

By | 2016-10-18T01:15:13+00:00 April 26th, 2011|Food, Japan|Comments Off on Guest Blogging at Esquire.com