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The other night I was at a restaurant in Temma, a bustling area of Osaka where lanterns glow in front of smoky izakayas and tight standing bars late into the night.

Neon signs illuminated the myriad of restaurants unwinding in every direction from the metro station…



Vincent Van Patten
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Exploring what lights my soul on fire ❤️‍🔥 Living in Japan. For my writing, podcast, photography and much more, check out vincentvanpatten.com