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Love Thy Neighborhood: The Complex History of Osaka’s Nishinari District

At night, from atop the vertiginous heights of the Abeno Harukas mega-tower, the lights of Osaka shine to the horizon, almost into infinity. Highways glow with pulsing electricity, like arteries carrying the city's lifeblood from district to district. The Abeno tower is...

Torimero yakitori: A cheap chain restaurant with many locations in Tokyo

Living in Tokyo you take some things for granted. Two of these things are cheap food and the high quality of ingredients used. Believe it or not, Torimero yakitori, a chain yakitori restaurant with 53 locations in Tokyo alone, and outlets...