Author Archives: Renae Lucas-Hall

Tokyo Weekender Features Tokyo Tales in their February Issue

I’m absolutely delighted to share with you the news that Tokyo Weekender is featuring me, my book Tokyo Tales: A Collection of Japanese Short Stories and its illustrations by Yoshimi Ohtani in the “Author Q&A” section in their February issue. Grab a copy and you’ll also have the chance to win one of two signed…

Renae’s Japanese Chicken Doria Recipe (チキンドリアの作り方・レシピ)

I uploaded some photos on social media of my chicken doria dish and I was delighted to see so many likes and comments. My chicken doria is actually a variation of a recipe by Adam Liaw which can be found on the Australian Good Food website. One person on Twitter even added a drooling emoji…

Review of Etude House Cosmetics: The Good, the Bad and the Kawaii

“Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.” — Marilyn Monroe If you live in Japan or South Korea and you’re a fan of cosmetics and makeup you may have been hiding under a rock if you haven’t heard of Etude House. This famous South Korean…