Posts tagged "Japanese"

A Taste of Japan at Mitsuwa Marketplace in the Chicago Suburb of Arlington Heights

A few years ago, my family started a winter holiday tradition where we drive out to the Northwest suburbs to go to IKEA and Mitsuwa Marketplace. It’s hard to remember why we started this admittedly unusual tradition, but for some reason it has stuck. So this past December, we made our annual trek to the... Read more »

Holiday Foods from Around the World: Select Recipes from Chicagoans (Part 2)

For the 2012 holiday season, I asked for Chicagoans to send me their favorite traditional holiday recipes. And, wow, did I get some amazing stuff. From recipes to stories to traditions, I learned a lot about how people from different cultures celebrate the holidays here in Chicago. While a lot of the celebrations differ from... Read more »