Posts from ‘July, 2008’

Matsuri Treats

Some やたい (yatai) food stalls you can always find at Japanese festivals: Jagabata じゃがバター Steamed potato with butter Yaki ikaやきいか Grilled squid Okonomiyaki おこのみやきJapanese style pan-fried “pizza” with ingredients such as cabbage, pork, shrimp, octopus, squid (okonomi means “what you like” and yaki means “grilled”) Takoyaki たこやきPan-fried balls with octopus pieces and veggies inside, usually topped […]


It’s time for mizu asobi- playing in the water. The parks all over Tokyo have so many kinds of water fountains for kids to splash around in. This park is about 5 minutes away from Heiwajima station.