Tag: oishinbo

Oishnbo MMF: The Final Dish & Oishinbo Legacy

I feel like this week came and went and as I wrote my last few articles, I really hadn’t realized that the week was almost over. I actually thought that I had written so much (many of them have been written prior to MMF), but […]

Oishinbo MMF: Orientalizing Oishinbo

Oishinbo MMF: Orientalizing Oishinbo

In a dinner where Japan’s most elite gathered to discuss Tozai News’ plan for the Ultimate Menu, most men proclaimed that the most luxurious cuisine, there the most ultimate menu in the world is French. Each man was not short of giving their compliment on […]

Oishinbo MMF: The Fifth course of curry and more

I was a little worried that there wasn’t going to be any post today because I decided to take a break due to bad eyestrain last night. Fortunately, the community didn’t disappoint and still gave me a slew of posts to share with you! Thank […]

Oishinbo MMF: Manga Foodie Podcast

Oishinbo MMF: Manga Foodie Podcast

Put four mangavores (Ed Chavez, Erin Finnegan, Noah Fulmor, and myself) in a show talking about food manga, Japan’s foodie culture, and the future of food manga and you’ll definitely have another batshit crazy edition of Mangacast and Ninjaconsultant shenanigans. I greatly apologize for some […]

MMF: Oishinbo Cooking: Bacon Nabe

Guys, what’s not good without bacon? We all know how everything tastes better with bacon and even Oishinbo recognized this fact! When Kurita’s grandmother was getting suspicious of her friend’s disappearances, she asks Kurita to investigate what her friend was up to. They ended up […]

MMF: Becoming Oishinbo

MMF: Becoming Oishinbo

The first chapter of Oishinbo shows Tozai News’ attempt in finding the journalist for their upcoming ‘Ultimate Menu’ feature in their magazine. They’ve lined up their employees in a dining hall and presented them with a tray containing 3 glasses of water and 3 bowls […]

MMF: Oishinbo Cooking: Beef Garlic Rice Bowl

With the countless amount of recipes in Oishinbo, it was a difficult task to sort what food to cook. All of them looked appetizing. Most of them read like they’re the greatest dish we could ever taste! And there are some that have flavors we […]

MMF: Spotlight: Oishinbo

The first time I entered an izakaya (Japanese pub) in Manila, I was quite surprised that they had a small bookshelf filled with manga. Back then, I was appalled that they didn’t have Prince of Tennis or Naruto but they did have a treasure trove of classic […]

MMF: Oishinbo & Food Manga, an appetizer

Japanese food is a mystery for many. We are perplexed by the vulgarity of eating raw fish but at the same time we wonder how croquettes (korokke) and curries (kare-) are part of their cuisine. Japan is where hamburgers are best as hamburgs and fast […]

Calling all foodies, gourmands, and mangavores for Oishinbo & Food Manga MMF!

Calling all foodies, gourmands, and mangavores for Oishinbo & Food Manga MMF!

Out of all the Manga Moveable Feasts out there, this is probably the only one that’s literally a feast. By that I mean we’ll be talking about food, and if we’re lucky, eat some food! From May 22 – 27, I will be your host […]

Food Manga Library Open in Ateneo

Food Manga Library Open in Ateneo

Ateneo de Manila University, my alma mater,  is opening its food manga library to the public and its students. To those who are interested in checking out this library should take advantage of seeing all the amazing food manga out there. This is quite an […]