ようこそ|Welcome

 photo credits to @clarkedhana Hi there! However you got here, thank you so much for taking a peak at my blog! I'm Q, your friendly neighborhood diaspora queen blogging to you live from Japan. If you'd like to know a litte bit more about me, stop on over to 'Whatchu Know Bout Me'! In this past … Continue reading ようこそ|Welcome

“Sorry, but that’s a little difficult…”: Living with Dietary Restrictions in Japan

While a lot of my posts up to date concern the good eats in Japan, I wanted to talk about a hurdle I face that has been easier than expected, but still annoying enough that I have to grapple with it. It's about dietary restrictions. As you may or may not know I am a … Continue reading “Sorry, but that’s a little difficult…”: Living with Dietary Restrictions in Japan

A Mambo in Your Mouth | El Quixico Mexican Restaurant

Scroll down for the full review below! 📍El Quixico - Nishi Ogikubo, Tokyo ⏳Tues-Sun 18:00-2:00 🚇 JR Chuo Line 💰 $-$$ 📝 Reservation not required but recommend for bigger parties/weekends Okay, I'm not even gonna lie to y'all - I remember when I took the featured pic, I was so hungry my hand was shaking, thus the blurriness 😂 But … Continue reading A Mambo in Your Mouth | El Quixico Mexican Restaurant

生まれつき|”Born With It”: The Groundbreaking Short Film Offering A Glimpse Into Life As A Black-Japanese Kid

                      picture courtesy of  this Tokyo Weekender article about the film I'm sure we can all agree that being the new kid in school is no easy task. Picture this: Because of your parent's job you've been forced to leave everything you've ever known behind and … Continue reading 生まれつき|”Born With It”: The Groundbreaking Short Film Offering A Glimpse Into Life As A Black-Japanese Kid

美味いいい!|Soooo Good!! My Top 5 FAVORITE Restaurants in Tokyo!

One of the basic human necessities of life is food. And when you venture out of your comfort zone and decided to live in a foreign country, comfort food from your country takes on an entirely new meaning. Being from America, growing up surrounded by many different cultures not only enriched my mindset, but also … Continue reading 美味いいい!|Soooo Good!! My Top 5 FAVORITE Restaurants in Tokyo!

Haram Where?! Halal Ramen Ouka (Review)

Scroll down for the full review below! 📍Halal Ramen Ouka - Shinjuku Gyoenmae ⏳Mon-Tues 18:00-22:00, Wed-Fri 16:00-22:00, Sat-Sun 13:00-22:00 🚇 Marunouchi Subway Line 💰 $$-$$$ 📝 Reservation not required but recommend for 3+ people I never realized it until now, but the first anime I ever watched in Japanese dub (with English sub) was Masashi Kishimoto's Naruto, … Continue reading Haram Where?! Halal Ramen Ouka (Review)