Archives » May 2015

  • Brunch at Smith in Toronto

    While in Toronto, we had an awesome brunch at Smith . I highly recommend the Scones and Coffee Cake (here plated with Rhubarb Jam and Lemon Curd) and the House Doughnuts. So good! Smith –  553 Church St, Toronto, ON M4Y 2E2, Canada Tweet

    Friday 29th May 2015 - 5:57:42 PM | Comment

  • Afternoon Tea at Windsor Arms in Toronto

    Here are some shots from the afternoon tea at The Windsor Arms Hotel I had with Yuuko Koyama when we were in Toronto for TCAF. It was very elegant and we had a lovely time! My favorites were the berry scones and the rolled cucumber sandwiches. Nothing will relax you like an nice afternoon tea! Windsor […]

    Monday 25th May 2015 - 5:50:39 PM | Comment

  • June 13th – West Hartford’s Japan Summer Festival

    On Saturday June 13th (rain date June 14th) – I’ll be participating in the West Hartford Japan Summer Festival at Blue Back Square, 65 Memorial Rd. West Hartford, CT. I will be signing at the front of Barnes & Noble (60 Isham Rd. West Hartford, CT) at 7:30PM. I will have some of my cat & ramen […]

    Monday 18th May 2015 - 5:34:57 PM | Comment

  • Kate Weiser Chocolate in Dallas!

    While on book tour, I made a stop in Dallas, TX and came across this awesome chocolate shop, Kate Weiser Chocolate. It’s in the very cool Trinity Groves food court / shopping area which I highly recommend visiting if you’re in Dallas. Kate’s chocolates are gorgeous and delicious. I especially enjoyed the Yuzu and Red […]

    Sunday 17th May 2015 - 5:23:49 PM | Comment

  • Sweets at Milo and Olive in Santa Monica, CA

    While on book tour I had some pretty amazing sweets! These ones at Milo and Olive seriously stood out. I tried the Flourless Chocolate Cake with meringue topping and the Vanilla Raspberry Kouign Amann Tart. If you’re in the LA area, go there. Thanks to Rie for the recommendation! Milo and Olive – 2723 Wilshire Blvd. […]

    Saturday 16th May 2015 - 5:15:31 PM | Comment

  • TCAF May 9th & 10th!

    Next weekend I’ll be at TCAF May 9th and 10th with very special guest Yuuko Koyama at table #230! Yes, my friend Yuuko, who is a featured character in Cool Japan Guide is coming all the way from Japan for the event! She’ll have her awesome comics with her and we’ll be signing copies of Cool Japan Guide for […]

    Saturday 2nd May 2015 - 10:37:20 AM | Comment