Justine Villena, one of our writers in the Polyphony, recalls some of his first experiences and memories in Okayama and in Japan – a land that used to be “unknown territory” for him.
Chinese-American author Maxine Hong Kingston explores how gender is intertwined with culture in a semi-biographical memoir collection titled “The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts”.
A short story about Ramen, making Ramen, enjoying Ramen, and above all the love for food
Being stuck in isolation due to the global pandemic can cause a lot of us to feel lost. When the end is unclear and tomorrow appears vague, we can learn to cope through photography. Photography can help us channel our creativity and emotions while keeping us productive in quarantine.
You are what you eat; thus, Koji Sakamoto was a tofu and is now a salad. This article talks about food being the medium to store stories, which he coined as “food memory” during the interview with Koji. Not only does food store memories, it also reflects the life of who eats it. Hence, choosing what to eat defines who you want to be.