Intriguing Asian Signs

On my occasional trips to Asia, I really notice the commercial signs. Something about their bold and unfamiliar designs catches my attention. Or, more likely, my senses are heightened while traveling (and I always have my camera with me). It’s possible that the local signs are just as interesting, but I don’t notice them (one […]

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Japanese Noodle Soup

(Updated 11/25/16: fixed broken links) Noodle soup can be a wonderfully comforting meal on a cold winter night. For many years I have been experimenting with Japanese noodle soup, with little success. The past attempts were edible, but not quite right–they just didn’t reproduce enough of the aromas and flavors I remember from my trips […]

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