The more intimate Eat Play Works dining hall in residential Hiroo is home to Sushidan, a family-owned sushi restaurant owned by Hiroyuki Sato – from the exclusive Hakkoku restaurant – as well as the Taratata pasta house, an outpost of the popular Melograno restaurant. Sincere Blue, the notoriously hard-to-book younger brother of Sincere, focuses on …

Many events during the Olympics are very dependent on the weather. Here’s a look at some of the dangers athletes might see. JACKSONVILLE, Fla – Many summer Olympic events are held outdoors and are heavily dependent on the weather. Looking forward, conditions during the Summer Olympics could be a lot like Florida weather, sticky heat …

Ingredients ½ cup of olive oil, plus extra if needed 1 brown onion, finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, chopped 1 small red pepper 250g of ground beef 2 teaspoons of ground cumin 2 tsp sweet paprika ¼ tsp of dried oregano tsp chilli powder (optional) 2 tablespoons of soy sauce ¼ cup tomato sauce 6 …

The government maintained its view that some sectors of the Japanese economy are experiencing increased weakness in its June monthly report, indicating more optimism on Thursday about the outlook with a reduced risk of the coronavirus pandemic. The Japanese economy is showing “new” weakness in some components and remains in dire straits due to the …

Osaka – The “Akagi File” documents on a high-profile falsification scandal involving the finance ministry, which were compiled by a ministry official who committed suicide, were first disclosed on Tuesday. The documents showed that one of the instructions to amend the records regarding the sale of state-owned land at a very favorable price to school …

The United States Government Blockchain Association (GBA) will host a week-long live event, Government Blockchain Week, from September 27 to October 2, 2021. Blockchain executives will join investors and government policymakers in Washington DC for a week of live events that will include six blockchain conferences. Blockchain is gaining momentum in many areas, inspiring topics …

Top line The Japanese government could allow up to 10,000 spectators to attend the Olympic events later this summer in Tokyo, according to local media, as the country plans to ease its Covid-19 state of emergency in the capital and eight others prefectures following a drop in the number of new cases across the country. …

CAMP KINSER, Okinawa, Japan – Sixteen Okinawa mess hall foodservice specialist Marines came to compete in the Quarterly Foodservice Specialist competition at Camp Kinser Mess Hall on June 16. The two-day competition began with a written and oral exam where Marines are judged on their military appearance, knowledge and attitude. The second part of the …

I often dream of sugar cane. Our family home in Okinawa was built next to acres and acres of sugarcane, and by the late 1960s the huge fields were a vast playground for me and my big sister, Janet. I also dream of machetes. Sweaty tanned men chased us with razor-sharp blades after we stole …

As visitors to Japan quickly find out, people here are absolutely obsessed with food. You will find that each island and region has its own meibutsu (local specialty) which is a point of pride. Japanese cuisine is fun and diverse, with original historical origins and fascinating regional differences. There is also a label associated with …

“Karaage” is a Japanese fried chicken, created by a Toyoken restaurant in Beppu, Japan. You can find karaage chicken at convenience stores in Japan, such as 7-11, FamilyMart, and Lawson. It is also a popular item in izakayas and many restaurants. Before the first Europeans on Japanese soil, Portuguese missionaries and merchants, came to Kagoshima …

In an age when the internet provides an abundance of information, still ignoring the varieties of Japanese cuisine could be seen as a form of self-exile from pleasure. While making a list of the “best” non-fiction on the subject is certainly subjective, the following books, which offer immersive writing based on research, first-hand impressions and …

You are what you eat and if you want to live to be 100 years old then you might want to start eating the right foods. So where to start ?Blue zones are regions of the world inhabited by some of the oldest and healthiest people on the planet. The areas, discovered by Dan Buettner, …

The main government spokesperson on Sunday raised the possibility of extending the coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo, Osaka and seven other prefectures beyond its expiration date of May 31. As the number of new infections remains high in these areas, the emergency is expected to be largely extended, possibly until June 20. The government …

Okinawa Prefecture on Wednesday asked the central government to add it to areas under the COVID-19 state of emergency, amid a wave of infections in the south island prefecture. The prefecture reported a record number of new daily infections of 203, up from 168 the day before. The occupancy rate of hospital beds for COVID-19 …

Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Pacific awarded a $ 45 million firm fixed price contract on May 10 to Core Tech-HDCC-Kajima, LLC, of ​​Tamuning, Guam, for the construction of a medical clinic and dental at the Guam Marine Corps base. The contract supports the Defense Policy Review Initiative and is funded by the Government …

~~ ~ The investment of Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd. in Rakuten Group, Inc. is sounding the alarm bells among Japanese authorities. Unable to eliminate fears that customer information and other private communications could be leaked to Chinese authorities through Tencent, the government plans to closely monitor Rakuten as part of the Foreign Exchange …

SCHOOL:Onslow Early College High School NAME:Jalen Elijah Hadnott Lucas AGE:18 PLANS FOR NEXT YEAR:Next year I plan to attend North Carolina State University as a Park Scholar majoring in Biomedical Engineering. WHAT IS THE MOST DIFFICULT JOB AS A SENIOR:The most difficult task as a senior was time management. Balancing college and scholarship demands, schoolwork, …

The government on Thursday decided on a new policy of providing different amounts of aid to catering establishments that accept requests for reduced opening hours in areas subject to states of emergency linked to COVID-19, or new countermeasures against the disease, depending on the size of their operations. The move is designed to encourage cooperation …

Naha, Pref. Okinawa – On Monday, two Chinese Coast Guard ships entered Japanese waters around the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, prompting a reprimand from Tokyo. The Japanese government has lodged a protest with China because Haijing’s ships attempted to approach Japanese fishing boats sailing nearby, Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato said. These …

It has been two years since the people of Okinawa Prefecture have clearly shown a collective willingness to reject the government’s plan to build a new US military base in Henoko District in Nago, a city of the prefecture, during a referendum. During those two years, however, the government continued with land reclamation work to …

Bob Hope Elementary School is under construction at Kadena Air Force Base, Okinawa, Feb. 19, 2021. (Matthew M. Burke/Stars and Stripes) CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — If the namesake of the new Bob Hope Elementary School, soon to open at Kadena Air Force Base, were alive today, he might say Bing Crosby will want his name …

Barksdale Air Force Base, near Bossier City, Louisiana, was blanketed in a mixture of snow, sleet and freezing rain that closed the base on Tuesday. It was one of at least a dozen military bases to close on Tuesday as a winter storm swept through parts of the southern and eastern United States. (US Air …

Japanese police charged a contractor working for the Marine Corps in Okinawa with public indecency after allegedly exposing his genitals to someone near a school on January 18, 2021 (Matthew M. Burke / Stars and Stripes) CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa – A civilian contractor working for the Marine Corps in Okinawa was arrested over the weekend …

People walk amid heavy snowfall in the Chuo district of Fukuoka City, southwestern Japan, on the morning of January 8, 2021. (Mainichi / Toyokazu Tsumura) TOKYO – The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) on January 8 called on people to be wary of heavy snowfall, blizzards, high winds and high waves as snowstorms are expected to …

CAMP FOSTER, OKINAWA, Japan – U.S. Marines moved quickly through the kitchen with speed and intensity, demanding precision and technique when handling meals. Although the cooks remained focused on the task at hand, they also made sure not to lose sight of other necessary tasks. It was a well-calculated symphony of cooking chores that came …

It has been over a year since Shuri Castle caught fire on October 31, 2019, and burned down. On October 30, Okinawa Governor Denny Tamaki, who oversees operations at the site, reaffirmed his determination to restore the castle. The central government, which owns the facility, aims to rebuild the main structure by 2026. But, in …

Since late March, the United States Marine Corps in Okinawa has implemented strict security measures, including restricting off-base activities to minimize the spread of COVID-19. Following the resurgence of infection in early July, with the discovery of two clusters of infections at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma and Camp Hansen, the Marine Corps has worked …

The Korean Peninsula was hit by two typhoons in four days. Maysak and then Haishen both made landfall at roughly the same spot in South Korea. The destructive winds and torrential rains were the main impacts. Typhoons Maysak, then Haishen made landfall in South Korea one after another within days, bringing destructive winds and torrential …

When the Marines with the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marines, arrived at Kadena Air Force Base in Okinawa, Japan for a unit deployment program cycle, they were prepared for a necessary two-week movement restriction period. to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. They knew that at least for two weeks they would miss out on the …

Japan widely tolerates employees dozing off on trains after a night out, but officials on the southern island of Okinawa take a dim view of a worrying new trend in alcohol drowsiness. Local police have reported more than 7,000 cases of rojo-ne – literally sleeping on the road – last year, a phenomenon some attribute …

End of January 2019: the news has circulated! Ryan and Elena Roadhouse will be opening a relaxed spin-off at Nodoguro, their always-reserved omakase spot at Belmont. Tonari, which means “Next door” aims to bring together the various obsessions of the couple under one roof: the underground jazz café culture of Toyko, the old school to …

By their very nature, islands around the world are hotspots for biodiversity and cultural diversity. While animal and plant species adapt to the unique conditions of each island, human cultures also develop according to the peculiarities of each ecosystem. What all ancient island cultures have in common is a high degree of self-sufficiency, and Okinawa, …

The fence between the American base Camp Schwab and Henoko, Nago in Okinawa is decorated with panels opposing the relocation of the base. Credit: Wikimedia Commons / Vitalie Ciubotaru Advertising Last week marked the first anniversary of the landfill of the planned relocation site for Futenma Air Force Base on the Henoko Bay coastal area …

Pamela Ann, owner of Little Greek Kitchen in Okinawa, said she recently graduated from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece after completing a 144-hour cheese-making seminar to hone her cheese-making skills . (Aya Ichihashi / Stars and Stripes) Five years ago, I discovered a charming Greek restaurant housed in an old metal shipping container on …

A handful of feast, these rare treats are more like burgers than rice balls. If you are looking to explore a very different side of Japan then you really must visit Okinawa. As the southernmost prefecture in the country, Okinawa is closer to Taiwan than to Japan’s main island, Honshu, and has different traditions, landscapes, …

09/13/1926 – 08/20/2019 Eugene B. McKee was born in McDonough County, IL to Cecil R. and Esther F. McKee. Survived by his wife, Harriet of 69, four children, Cheryl Miller, Pine River, MN, Michael, Bemidji, MN, Patricia Meisner McKee, Minneapolis and Rebecca Odle, Boise, ID; 10-grandchildren and 8-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents, two …

Typhoon Trami struck Japan, killing at least four people. The trip was interrupted in the air and on the ground because of the storm. At least 50 other people were injured in southern Japan. Still reeling from a disastrous summer, Japan was struck by another powerful typhoon on Sunday, forcing the cancellation of flights and …

Typhoon Trami revolves in the western Pacific Ocean. Trami reached Category 5 intensity early Tuesday morning local time, but is now Category 4. Trami is expected to sweep parts of Japan’s Ryukyu Islands this weekend. Trami could then accelerate in the rest of Japan with destructive winds. Typhoon Trami is increasingly likely to strike the …

Historic rainfall killed around 220 people, followed by a heat wave that killed 116. More than 13,000 remain hospitalized with heat-related illnesses. August will bring more rain and heat. Japan’s death toll from weather events in July topped 300. The month started with record rainfall that triggered floods and landslides, killing around 220 people. On …

The strained relationship between the local population of Okinawa and the region’s US military occupiers is well documented. Forward-deployed Marines once again drew the ire of locals in December, when a 3-by-3-foot window from a CH-53E Super Stallion fell from the helicopter as it flew over the area. playhouse at Futenma Daini primary school near …

Americans are still trying a wide range of techniques to lose weight. But the key to successful weight loss can be found halfway around the world in Okinawa, Japan. Okinawa is one of the blue zone regions of the world, or exceptional hotspots where people live extraordinarily long and healthy lives. I began exploring and …

It is no wonder that many people enjoy healthy lives in their 90s and 100s in Japan. Not only are the Japanese known to live long, but they also boast ageless beauty. Is there a secret behind their good health and charm? We have found something worth sharing. Okinawa is the largest island among the …

A US military helicopter flew over an elementary school next to an air base in Okinawa on Friday afternoon despite promises not to do so, Japanese government sources and US forces said. The U.S. military made that promise after a window fell from a CH-53E helicopter on the grounds of an elementary school there in …

NAHA, OKINAWA PREF. – The U.S. Marine Corps flew helicopters over an elementary school next to a U.S. air base in Okinawa on Thursday, though it promised Japan it would try to avoid such flights after ‘A window from a CH-53E helicopter fell on the school grounds last month. Japan’s Defense Ministry noticed three helicopters …

A window fell from a US military transport helicopter on the grounds of an elementary school in Okinawa on Wednesday, triggering renewed concern in the prefecture which houses most of the US forces in Japan. The 1-square-meter metal-framed window, weighing about 7.7 kilograms, fell from the CH-53E helicopter as around 60 students were taking physical …

(CNN) – Don’t expect to find yakitori in a typical Okinawan restaurant. Or sushi. Japan’s southernmost prefecture has its own unique food culture, the result of both its location and its complex history. The islands that make up Okinawa were once part of an independent state called the Ryukyu Kingdom, which ruled from the 15th …

Chaba hit Japan and South Korea with high winds and heavy rains. When Chaba was a super typhoon, it brought wind gusts of up to 134 mph over the Japanese island of Kume on Monday. Chaba pounded parts of Okinawa Prefecture in Japan on Monday, October 3 with wind gusts well in excess of 100 …

A long and intense heat wave made 2015 the worst year for heat-related deaths since 2010, Japanese government officials confirmed in a report released on Tuesday. The government’s Fire and Disaster Management Agency released its routine weekly report on heat-related fatalities on Tuesday morning. After a week that brought all-time highs to Japan’s northern prefectures …

A gigantic effort to document one of the most abundant species on the planet is underway to better understand its characteristics and diversity. The University of Hong Kong (HKU) and the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) are collaborating to map 15,000 ant species around the world, according to Apple Daily. Dr Benoit Guenard, …

Japanese people are more likely to reach the age of 100 than anyone else in the world, a fact some researchers attribute to their diet. So, are they right – and is eating tofu and squid the place to start? Can you eat your way up to a century? I’m not talking about the cricket …