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This weekend, we celebrated Akemi’s birthday in the traditional way with a couples massage, sushi, and the annual purchasing of the sunglasses to replace the lost sunglasses I purchased the previous year.

It's customary to consume an entire bowl of banana chips prior to the massage. It’s customary to consume an entire bowl of banana chips prior to the massage.

She's like that character from Ringu.  What was her name?  Sudoku? She’s like that character from Ringu. What was her name? Sudoku?

Pork bun lunch at Momofuku Pork bun lunch at Momofuku

The ole' fried chicken and caviar combo at Momofuku.  Just like they make down south. The ole’ fried chicken and caviar combo at Momofuku. Just like they prepare it down south.

The cereal soft serve gave me a plethora of new ideas for some summer ice cream flavors. The cereal soft serve gave me a plethora of new ideas for some summer ice cream flavors.

Sashimi at Sushi Kaji Sashimi at Sushi Kaji

The lilybulb root and sea urchin cake at Sushi Kaji.  Just like mom used to make! The lilybulb root and sea urchin cake at Sushi Kaji. Just like mom used to make!

Trout nigiri and roe at Sushi Kaji. Trout nigiri and roe at Sushi Kaji.

Chu-toro nigiri at Sushi Kaji. Chu-toro nigiri at Sushi Kaji.

We return home to a little something awaiting Akemi at the front desk. We return home to a little something awaiting Akemi at the front desk.

Nadege macarons c/o Dark Matter VFX Supervisor Lawren Bancroft Wilson.  Nadege macarons c/o Dark Matter VFX Supervisor Lawren Bancroft Wilson.

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