The GTA’s Japanese speaking community in a manner of speaking is not so different from any other. All of us go through hardship and as much as we like to think of ourselves as self-sufficient some of us need a little help to get through.
It was about 15 years ago in 1998 while I had been involved in the business world when I started to be get involved with JSS . At the time I had no knowledge about its activities so I took on the position as an observer. Later, about 13 years ago, I accepted the position […]
We are at the height of summer in Toronto, and it is very enjoyable to consume refreshing, ice-cold beer and fancy cocktails during the sizzling hot weather.
Toke Suyama, and his team of 12 walkers and two runners all finished the Toronto Challenge held on the morning of June 9, 2013.
On July 3, 2013, we held our most recent “rejuvenation club” monthly meeting. We usually hold them at the JCCC, but this time, Mr. Sawada, one of the members, not only offered us his place to meet, but also surprised us with a gorgeous chirashizushi feast that he made himself.
Last year in Ishinomaki City, one of the areas devastated by the catastrophic Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, I met a 92-year-old gentleman with a wholehearted smile.
Until recently, when you said ‘ramen’ in Toronto, you were more or less referring to Kenzo and Ajisen. But to foodies, it still wasn’t quite the real McCoy. ‘Authentic’ ramen can be a real sticking point, as everybody loves ramen in Japan; it’s their favorite comfort food.