Geisha (芸者?) (/ˈɡeɪʃə/; Japanese: [ɡeːɕa]), geiko (芸子?), or gei... -

Geisha (芸者?) (/ˈɡeɪʃə/; Japanese: [ɡeːɕa]), geiko (芸子?), or gei...

wikipedia - 16 Sep 2016
Geisha (芸者?) (/ˈɡeɪʃə/; Japanese: [ɡeːɕa]), geiko (芸子?), or geigi (芸妓?) are traditional Japanese female entertainers who act as hostesses. Their skills include performing various arts such as classical music, dance, games, and conversation, traditionally to entertain male customers, but also female customers today.

Is it Geisha or Gesha? If Anything, It's Complicated

Daily Coffee News - 09 Nov 2017
First, for the uninitiated, a little history: Geisha/Gesha is a variety — or is it a cultivar? — of coffee, thought to have originated among the many various native strains of Arabica found in Ethiopia, which is the birthplace of the species. The ...

Geisha-Loans Bank Outshines Japan's Behemoth Lenders

Bloomberg - 26 Oct 2017
Kikuno Kashima, a Tokyo geisha, couldn't get a bank loan to open a club for her patrons and select guests until a tiny credit union agreed to lend her the money. Now she's part of a lending model that's doling out cash to startup companies and yielding ...

Robbing Geisha in the entertainingly rubbish Way of the Samurai 4

PC Gamer - 06 Nov 2017
Eventually I'm let loose on the town. I find a thief casing a nearby house, and he offers me a job stealing from a geisha by bumping into her when she's not looking. This is the sort of bullshit minigame that I was hoping for, and I eagerly accept. I ...

Tokyo teenager gets her wish in 'maiko' geisha debut in Nagoya

Asahi Shimbun - 05 Nov 2017
NAGOYA--Dressed in a kimono called “ohikizuri,” whose bottom is made so long that it drags on the floor, an 18-year-old girl from Tokyo is living her dream as a "maiko" apprentice geisha here. Under the name Makoto, Yuri Akaishi became the first maiko ...

Would you pay $85 for a cup of Geisha coffee?

The Straits Times - 29 Oct 2017
The Coffee Academics will be serving one of the world's most expensive cups of coffee - a pour-over filter coffee made with Geisha Arabica beans from Hacienda La Esmeralda's Canas Verdes farm in Panama. Expect flavours of lychee, peach and jasmine.

New Belgium Announces La Folie Grand Reserve: Geisha Sour Ale - 30 Oct 2017
(Ft. Collins, CO) – New Belgium Brewing's latest special release, La Folie Grand Reserve: Geisha Sour Ale, blends the much sought-after Panama Geisha coffee with New Belgium's award-winning La Folie. The result? An elegant, dark sour ale that ...

Mukilteo's Hani Hani scores with the police chief

The Daily Herald - 24 Nov 2017
Features editor Sara Bruestle ordered the geisha bowl ($12.50) poke of ahi tuna, yellow tail and salmon. I ordered the Hawaiian grill plate with chicken ($8.95), which came with the choice of two sides: white rice, fried rice, brown rice, steamed ...

New Belgium, Odell launching latest sour experiments

The Coloradoan - 01 Nov 2017
Rare whole roasted Panama Geisha coffee beans were added to the base La Folie. The brewery brokered the coffee through Portland, Oregon importer Sustainable Harvest. La Folie Grand Reserve: Geisha will hit shelves in select markets later in November.

Hot Chocolate Pots Spouts Are Short and Stout

Creators Syndicate - 23 Nov 2017
Q: This set belonged to my mother. She acquired it at an estate sale during the Great Depression. It includes a porcelain pot, and six cups and saucers. The pieces are decorated with images of geishas dressed in kimonos, a white background and gold ...

This Is What the World's Most Expensive Coffee Tastes Like

Food & Wine - 27 Oct 2017
This coffee–the official name of which is the Esmeralda Geisha 601–tasted almost like the mango black tea at Trader Joe's, for a very basic (and probably insulting) comparison. It was almost as if you watered down a cup of your average third-wave ...

The world's most expensive coffee lands in Singapore on Nov 5

Channel NewsAsia - 27 Oct 2017
Singapore will be the first country in Southeast Asia to taste the Panama Hacienda Geisha Canas Verdes coffee, which broke all previous price records at the Best of Panama coffee auction hosted by the Specialty Coffee Association of Panama in August.

14 Halloween costumes not to wear

Salon - 31 Oct 2017
The official name of this costume is “Dragon Lady Geisha.” Who knew before this moment that so many offensive and damaging cultural stereotypes could be sandwiched into one offensive and damaging costume name? (I'm almost impressed, in the worst ...

Happy Culturally Sensitive Halloween, Students of America

Daily Beast - 31 Oct 2017
The U-Michigan newsletter offered examples—“Inuit costumes, Geisha costumes, gangster costumes, Native American costumes, etc.”—which could “reinforce offensive stereotypes and humiliate the people you are attempting to represent.” Similarly, the ...

Klatch Offering the $601 Per Pound Coffee for $55 Per Cup

Daily Coffee News - 25 Oct 2017
The coffee itself is a natural-process Geisha variety from the Cañas Verdes farm, part of the renowned Peterson-family-owned Hacienda La Esmeralda farm network in Panama. La Esmeralda has actually achieved world-record-high prices for its Geisha ...

Geisha, een verlegen dame

Deventer Radio en Televisie - 10 Nov 2017
Geisha is een rustige dame van ongeveer 5 jaar die als vondeling bij het asiel is binnengekomen. Ze zit graag in de krappaal om zich heen te kijken om te zien wat er allemaal gebeurd. Uit zichzelf komt ze niet snel naar je toe maar met wat aanmoediging ...

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for November 2, 2017

Shanken News Daily - 02 Nov 2017
•Colorado's New Belgium Brewing is gearing up to launch La Folie Grand Reserve: Geisha, a dark sour ale blended with coffee. The 7.9%-abv beer begins as New Belgium's La Folie sour before Geisha coffee from Panama and specialty malts are blended in ...

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