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Davey Young

Davey Young is a writer and English teacher living in Tokyo, Japan.

Recent stories by Davey Young

November 9, 2019

Ushitora: Land of the Rising Suds

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Tokyo -- When Japan’s last shogun ceded control of the country in 1868 and a centuries-old closed-door policy was reversed, foreign influences on the country grew from a trickle to a steady stream. Foreign residents were confined to restricted living areas, one of the largest one being in Yokohama, just south of Tokyo. Read more
April 20, 2019

Kondo Honten: Simple Pleasures

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Tokyo -- Japan is well known for its variety of national dishes, as well as local specialties claimed by individual regions and cities. Tokyo, which boasts more Michelin stars than any city in the world, is a natural nexus for these disparate eats, as well as more international fare. Read more