I know the spring is just around the corner ….but it doesn’t feel like it. I have had enough snow and grey weather for this winter!I miss seeing the lush green hills and colorful flowers. I can’t wait for my garden to start blooming again. Which inspired me to make my own garden in the …

  Have you ever tried Uni at a sushi restaurant before? If the answer is YES, I think you are a brave person! Uni was not quite appetizing  for me. My family had a sushi restaurant  in Japan, Uni was in our fridge all the time. When I was kid, I was thought that Uni …

In December, we jumped out from our comfort zone and challenged ourself to join the “Calgary’s Best Fish n Chips Award” competition hosted by Culinaire Magazine. Although Fish n Chips isn’t our specialty; we still decided to accept this challenge. We accepted because we also love Fish n Chips. We have been to few different …

 “Chogokin” (超合金) is a Japanese term which means “Super Alloy”.  It was originally the name of a fictitious material used to construct the super robot “Mazinger Z” which appeared in a Japanese comics and animations series back in the 1970s.  Eventually in 1974, this term was adopted by a Japanese toy manufacturer “Popy” as the …

Hi!  My name is Paulina ShiiYo. I am the owner of Drift Home Candle. It is my pleasure to share with you our candle creations here at Y93 Japan Chat Corner. Sharing the joy of making candles is one of our missions. Drift Home Candle is not only a place to find handmade scented candles, …

Do you like Matcha?  I love it so much.  Would love to share with you an interesting article and video about Matcha that I found… “While green tea has long been a recommended part of a healthy diet, another brighter shade is becoming increasingly popular: matcha. Here’s what you should know about the beverage. What …

Japanese Cafe in YYC, Canada Y93 Sushi Crave is a Japanese Cafe. What is a Japanese Cafe? Have never heard of it?  In Japan, there is another name called “Kissaten” / 喫茶店 meaning “tea-drinking shop”, which can also be referred to as a coffee shop or cafe. A Kissaten serves high quality coffee or tea …