Japanese Language

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East meets West

The paintings in "Shôwa Sophistication" at the Museum of Fine Arts are like the dreamiest travel posters you've ever seen.
'Shôwa' at the MFA, and Mrs. Gardner's Asian tour
By GREG COOK  |  March 24, 2009

Simple confusion

The opening of Food Factory Miyake coincides with a surge of writing about sushi.
Japanese cooking and thought at Miyake
By BRIAN DUFF  |  August 29, 2007

Dice-k Dictionary

The Red Sox’ signing of Daisuke Matsuzaka bolster Boston’s starting rotation and spawned a burgeoning industry in Japanese signage around Fenway Park.
Translating the sudden explosion of Japanese signs in the Fenway
By MIKE MILIARD  |  May 16, 2007