Melinda Joe

Melinda Joe is an American journalist living in Tokyo. She is the bar editor for the restaurant and bar guide Bento.com and the sake correspondent for The Japan Times, as well as a contributor to CNNGo.com. She also chronicles her adventures in food, sake, and wine on her blog, Tokyo through the Drinking Glass.

  • Where Iron Man Meets 'Iron Chef'

    What happens when a handful of the world's top chefs convene in Finland and cook for 70 people with unfamiliar ingredients and almost no equipment?

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CrossFit Versus Yoga: Choose a Side

How a workout becomes a social identity

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Is Technology Making Us Better Storytellers?

The minds behind House of Cards and The Moth weigh in.

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A Short Film That Skewers Hollywood

A studio executive concocts an animated blockbuster. Who cares about the story?

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In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

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What Is a Sandwich?

We're overthinking sandwiches, so you don't have to.

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Let's Talk About Not Smoking

Why does smoking maintain its allure? James Hamblin seeks the wisdom of a cool person.

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