Wednesday, June 26, 2013
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Question: When was the last time you saw a female chef behind a sushi bar...? If you've never heard of Chef Niki Nakayama, listen up. Her restaurant, n/naka is reservation only, with wine & sake pairing options that will bring you to your knees. Her traditional kaiseki cuisine... + continue reading
Saturday, May 11, 2013
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Sushi maestro Travis Kamiyama is only on the ship 2 weeks out of the entire year...and the timing couldn't have been better. Mr. Kamiyama is the Culinary Consultant for Allure of the Seas, Royal Caribbean's massive sailing city - the largest cruise ship on the planet. To truly appreciate... + continue reading
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
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1. Can you tell us a bit about yourself and how you got into knife sharpening? When I started working at Korin, I was amazed at how much there was to know about knives. I was offered to be taught how to sharpen knives by Mr. Sugai, and I said yes immediately. 2. Do you feel knife... + continue reading
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
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1.  Tell us a little bit about yourself...   I'm the Sake Portfolio Manager at Tenzing Wine and Spirits, a Chicago based distributor. We represent artisanal wine, spirits and Sake. I oversee the sales and education of about 200 Japanese products, including Sake, Shochu... + continue reading

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Sunday, 30/03/14
Sushi conveyor belts are very popular not only in Japan, but recently in Europe and the United States.  Commonly known as Sushi Go Round or Sushi Trains, these conveyor belts are very popular in sushi fast-food joints.   As the name suggests, the sushi is placed on a rotating conveyor belt and it goes around the restaurant,... + continue reading
Sunday, 16/03/14
The human body depends on nutrients from the foods we consume.  Oftentimes, we end up eating more and more of the foods we like and less and less of the ones that are good for us.   The Japanese Food Pyramid has a breakdown of the foods that are considered to be the basic building blocks of a healthy lifestyle in terms of food... + continue reading


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Friday, 28/03/14
Have you seen this Pasta flavored popsicle?   Well in Japan they are known for having different flavors that is not common to the west, and no one does it better than Japanese Popsicle... + continue reading


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Wednesday, 02/04/14
Japanese noodles have gain major popularity outside of Japan, especially with the recent boom of Sushi in the last 5 years. Much like rice, noodles are a staple and often used as a focal point in... + continue reading

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Friday, 29/03/13
A new type of noodle is starting to make waves in the North American market. This is a type of Japanese food that has zero calories but packed with numerous health benefits. For these reasons, many... + continue reading

Japanese Recipes

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Friday, 14/06/13
Tamagoyaki has been a Japanese breakfast staple for so many years that it is widely recognized as part of the country's culinary repertoire. For those who have yet to have an authentic Japanese... + continue reading

Japanese Restaurants

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Friday, 26/10/12
Amsterdam has a high proportion of Japanese Restaurants compared to other European countries.  If you are a fan of Japanese cuisine and you will be visiting Amsterdam, two restaurants that you... + continue reading


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Wednesday, 26/06/13
Question: When was the last time you saw a female chef behind a sushi bar...? If you've never heard of Chef Niki Nakayama, listen up. Her restaurant, n/naka is reservation only, with... + continue reading