Yokai Wednesdays (Every 2 Wednesdays)

Konichiwa, everyone! It’s Wednesday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time to take a look at some more fascinating yokai. Now, let’s go on a journey to the “Land of the Rising Sun”!

  • Isogashi is an incredibly bizarre creature of Japanese mythology. It’s depicted as a blue-skinned monster with a huge nose, long tongue, and floppy ears. It always seems like its on the run, and can possess humans. Upon possession, people will have immense difficulty staying still. This will cause them to be constantly on the run, finishing everyday tasks with ease. 

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  • The Tearai oni is a gargantuan creature of Japanese folklore. The giant demon spans nearly the length of two mountains, and its leg is twelve kilometers long. The creature comes down from mountains to drink water from bays.

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Yokai Wednesdays (Every Other Wednesday)

Konichiwa everyone! It’s Wednesday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time for us to take a look at some more fascinating Yokai. Now, let’s go on a journey to the “Land of the Rising Sun”!

  • Otakemaru is an infamous deity of Japanese folklore. He is a kijin; an oni so ridiculously strong that he is also known as a god. He was once considered to be the most fearsome yokai in Japanese history, and is part of the Great Three Yokai. He is depicted as a gigantic demon with a large sword and incredible dark magic.

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  • Todaiki are extremely strange creatures of Japanese mythology. They’re depicted as human lamp hybrids with candle heads and colorful robes. They have tattoos covering their entire bodies, and can’t speak. The spirits are said to be the bodies of vanished individuals.

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Yokai Wednesdays (Every Other Wednesday)

Konichiwa, everyone! It’s Wednesday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time for us to take a look at some fascinating yokai. Now, let’s go on a journey to the “Land of the Rising Sun”!

  • Hangonko is a special type of incense that’s used to bring forth spirits. It’s made from the bark of a magical tree called a hangonju. The spirits only last for a short period of time.

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  • Shokuin is an immensely powerful creature of Japanese folklore. He’s depicted as a gigantic god with the body of a red dragon and bright, yellow eyes. His own breath can change seasons, and his name translates to torch dragon.

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More Fascinating Food and Drinks From Around The World (Fridays)

Hello fellow foodies! It’s Friday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time to take a look at some more delicious foods and drinks. Now, let’s dig in!

  • Bandrek is a warm beverage that comes from Indonesia. It’s made from palm sugar, ginger essence, cinnamon, cloves, star anise, black pepper, lemongrass, coriander, and cardamom seeds. It’s usually drunk on cold nights.

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Fascinating Food and Drinks From Around the World (Fridays)

Hello fellow foodies! It’s Friday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time for us to take a look at some more interesting foods and drinks. Now, let’s dig in!

  • Ara is an alcoholic drink that comes from Bhutan. It’s made from fermented rice, and served with butter or a poached egg.

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  • Acaraje is a fried food that comes from West Africa. It’s made with mashed black eyed peas, chopped onions, cashews, shrimp paste,and palm oil. It’s usually eaten during breakfast.

 acaraje

More Delicious Foods From Around The World (Fridays)

Hello fellow food lovers! It’s Friday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time to take a look at some more fascinating foods. Now, let’s dig in!

  • Locro is a savory dish that comes from Argentina. It’s a special stew that’s made with corn, a form of meat; like beef jerky, chorizo, or beef, squash, beans, pumpkin, and onion. It’s the national dish of Argentina, and it’s usually eaten on May 25th, the anniversary of the May Revolution.

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  • Hochzeitssuppe is a soup that originated in Germany. It has a chicken broth base, meatballs, asparagus heads, egg custard, noodles, chicken meat, and raisins. It’s eaten during wedding receptions.

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Asher’s Pub (Thursdays)

Drinks found on various websites

Hello fellow Mixologists! It’s Thursday, and my Pub is open once again! I hope you guys are ready for some awesome drinks. Now, let me fix you up something special!

  • Gerudo (Legend of Zelda cocktail) (Drink created by Mer)

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 oz Scotch Whiskey
  • 3/4 Blood orange juice
  • 3/4 oz Cherry Herring
  • 3/4 oz Sweet Vermouth
  • 1-2 tsp Espresso
  • 2 Dashes Angostura Bitters

Directions: Brew espresso according to instructions, let cool. Shake all ingredients with ice.

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  • Ocean Breeze Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 oz Malibu® coconut rum
  • 1 1/2 oz Stoli® Razberi vodka
  • 1 1/2 oz pineapple juice
  • 3-4 oz cranberry juice

Directions: Stir ingredients together in a Collins glass filled with ice cubes. Top with a cherry and serve.

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