mochitsuki

A Macho Twist to a New Year Tradition: Macho Mochi Night!

Happy New Year to all the ladies out there! They’re officially back! From the people who brought us the ever so glorious Macho Cafe – a cafe serving great cuts of meat from a revolving roster of a dozen muscular and often shirtless waiters. The success of the cafe was subsequently followed up with their…

Experience Japanese Tradition and Pound Some Fresh Mochi this December!

While there are dozens of mochi specialty shops throughout Japan which are almost made with the help of machines, you should know what was the traditional labor intensive way of making – or to make it specific – pounding mochi! Tradition   Mochi is Japanese rice cake. Mochitsuki is a traditional Japanese ceremony to make…