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Food Network World's Weirdest Restaurants, Tokyo Japan. Alice in Wonderland theme restaurant

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Published on Jul 16, 2012

LA CARMINA - http://www.lacarmina.com - and her spooky friends appeared on Food Network TV show "World's Weirdest Restaurants" with Bob Blumer! Video clips include scenes from Japanese theme restaurants: Cos-cha maid café in Akihabara, Christon Café Shinjuku, Kayabuki monkey waiters tavern, Alice in Wonderland café Shinjuku, Zauo fishing restaurant. For photos from the shoot: http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/categor...

La Carmina and Naomi Rubin were the Tokyo fixers (translators, location scouts, local production coordinators) for all these Japan episodes. Their company, La Carmina & the Pirates, has arranged and presented shows for Discovery TV, Travel Channel, Fuel, National Geographic, NHK...

*** For more info and to hire them for TV work, visit http://www.lacarmina.com/pirates

*** La Carmina is an experienced travel, pop culture, food and fashion TV presenter; see bio below. Contact her for inquiries, TV presenting, appearances, collaborations, sponsorships etc.

- URL - http://www.lacarmina.com
- EMAIL - gothiccarmina {att} gmail
- Twitter - http://twitter.com/lacarmina
- Facebook - http://goo.gl/GlD8

-- La Carmina Biography --

TV HOST: La Carmina has appeared on The Today Show and co-hosted an episode of Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern for Travel Channel, which airs in 75 countries. She was featured on NHK Kawaii TV and New York Wave. Recent TV hosting and arranging credits include Food Network, Dutch Pepsi, Sony Australia, Canal Plus France, NRK Norway TV, Fuel / Discovery, Pro Sieben, National Geographic, and CNN. Reel: http://youtu.be/d75XqWdi2v4

TRAVEL SHOW: She hosts, writes, arranges and field produces a "Coolhunting America" travel TV show for Huffington Post / AOL. La Carmina travels and scouts out underground attractions and bizarre subcultures, starting with Wisconsin. First episode - http://t.co/9JAgu3J In her new series "Travel SOS," she answers travel questions with celebrity co-stars.

COOLHUNTING : She runs a trend consulting / TV hosting and Tokyo fixer company: La Carmina & The Pirates. The crew specializes in Cool Japan, style, music, art, design, alt and youth subcultures. (http://www.lacarmina.com/pirates)

BLOGGER + JOURNALIST: Her popular blog - http://www.lacarmina.com/blog - has been featured in major publications (The New Yorker, Washington Post, WWD, Cosmopolitan, Vogue, LA Times). She is a travel and pop culture journalist for CNN, and Huffington Post / AOL. La Carmina is flown worldwide for press trips and event appearances; she was a guest at NY Fashion Week (speaking at IFB Conference), and was twice invited to Luisaviaroma's Firenze4Ever Italy event for the world's top style bloggers. She spoke about social media and travel video at PRSA Travel Tourism Conference.

AUTHOR: She's written 3 books about Jpop food and culture for major publishers (Random House, Penguin USA). These include Cute Yummy Time (about decorating food to look adorable) and Crazy, Wacky Theme Restaurants: Tokyo (maid cafes, cat cafes, bizarre cosplay restaurants). La Carmina is a graduate of Columbia University and Yale Law School. More about her books: http://www.lacarmina.com/books.php

† LA CARMINA †
Travel and fashion blogger, TV host, author, journalist.
- URL - http://www.lacarmina.com
- EMAIL - gothiccarmina {att} gmail
- Twitter - http://twitter.com/lacarmina
- Facebook - http://goo.gl/GlD8

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