June 14, 2007


Summer is Here

Temps are suddenly upper seventies and touched eighty yesterday. I snapped this two weeks ago at Hideyoshi Yakitori and I think it conjures up what summer in Japan is about quite nicely. BTW that's an oolonghai made from oolong tea (barley) and shochu liquor. (Kamakura, Japan)

1 comment:

Jessica said...

Since then, I've discovered that Oolong is not barley but some other tea..probably a leaf. Mugicha is the barely tea that I grew up drinking. They're both brown but Mugicha is much more complicated and tastes almost like a buckwheat noodle. (thanks yumi for setting me straight!)