The unusual smells wafted through the hot air, as my friend, Will, lead the way through back alleys and snakelike tunnels to his favorite ramen shop in Tokyo. We zipped past vendors with their fake designer bags and ripped DVDs, tiny yakitori stands selling unrecognizable chicken parts on a stick, and seedy bars with businessmen who sweat beer and whiskey. With each turn we made the streets became darker and dingier, yet my curiosity became stronger.
Ever since I saw Tampopo, a film about… Continue
Posted on September 17, 2009 at 10:14pm