Here is this week’s Sunday edition of the Eye on East Asia Blog Round-Up :
- Asia Shock - Patrick reviews Misumi Kenji’s (三隅 研次) samurai drama Destiny’s Son(斬る).
- Carl Gene - Carl talks about some of the challenging words and phrases he has encountered in his translation work this week.
- China Hope Live - Joel talks about his surreal first experience with acupuncture.
- Fili’s World – Fili explores the treasures tucked away in the alleys of Jiufen (九份) in Taipei County (台北縣).
- Haikugirl - Alison talks about the seasonal foods and dishes that are traditionally eaten in Japan in the autumn months.
- Hiroyuki’s Blog - Hiroyuki attends the 6th Minami-Uonuma Ichiba Matsuri (南魚沼市場まつり) in Niigata Prefecture (新潟県).
- Just Hungry - Maki visits the delightful Shin Yokohama Ramen Museum (新横浜ラーメン博物館).
- Ken Lee Writes - Ken shares his tips for finding cheap sashimi in Japanese supermarkets.
- Kyoto Foodie – The Foodie samples some of the culinary delights on offer at the Mamezen (豆禅) restaurant in Kyoto (京都).
- Maangchi – Maangchi shares her recipe for ojingeojeot (오징어젓), a fermented squid side dish.
- Sake, Kimono and Tabi - The author talks about traditional sake warmers.
- Shanghai Scrap - Adam asks Deborah Fallows about her book Dreaming in Chinese : Mandarin Lessons in Life, Love, and Language.
- Speaking of China - Find out how Jocelyn learnt to read (and love) Chinese characters by checking out her article on Matador.
- The View from Over Here – The author visits Seongsan Ilchulbong (성산일출봉), or “Sunrise Peak”, on Jeju Island (제주도).
- Tsukublog - Avi explains some of the rituals and traditions of Japan’s Shichi-Go-San (七五三) festival.
- Wandering Taiwan - Micki and Kristen visit a noodle store in Lugang (鹿港) to learn more about the Lin family’s traditional noodle-making techniques.
That’s all for this week. I will be away until Monday 16th November so the next edition of the East Asia Blog Round-Up will be on Sunday 21st November 2010.