Reblog: Kikkoman Encourages Brits to Desecrate Rice w/ Tasty Sauce

One of the first things that foreign visitors to Japan learn about Japanese cuisine is that white rice served by itself is meant to be enjoyed as it is, not soaked in soy or doused in dipping sauce. But many people who aren’t all that well-acquainted with Japanese food find the taste of plain boiled rice bland, and love to drizzle sweet and salty sauces all over in order to jazz it up a bit, even if it does make eating it with chopsticks ten times harder. Continue reading Reblog: Kikkoman Encourages Brits to Desecrate Rice w/ Tasty Sauce

White America: Why Is Asian Racism So Casual & Commonplace?

How I Met Your Mother,” is now on the banned list too. I thought it was pretty good actually… but now I just feel disappointed again at being confronted again by racial mockery.

White America: why is it that anti-Asian sentiment is so strong in the U.S.?

Which other racial caste do you do this to? You won’t saw “the n word” but you’ll sport a fu manchu and use a “comical accent” to get a laugh. The post below is from 2014 but is new to me.
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