Japan Culinary Essay & Photographs by Charles Nordlander “Are you SURE this is the way?” Even in Japan, a country known for hidden restaurant treasures, my trek to dinner tonight was taking that concept to a whole new level. The sun was setting fast, and as my friend Keiko and I clambered down a steep embankment […]
A Nabe State to a New Year Like in many parts of the world, the early days of January are a welcome respite from the feasting from over the past weeks. While there was once indulgence, now there is restraint. While the pocket book whimpers the waistline groans. It is time for a diet overhaul […]
The Setting Sun of Autumn: Persimmons in Japan As October deepens the nights become longer and colder. Even in the morning the light is the color of weak tea, and the sunsets become more melancholic. It’s the time of year where the world begins its last push of color before the muted shades of […]
We celebrated our 10th anniversary with a wonderful gala on June 4 at Sony Club, where we honored two remarkable chefs, Nobu Matsuhisa and David Bouley, with the Washoku Ambassador Award and celebrated Washoku being inscribed on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list. Thanks to Chef Michael Romano, our Dinner Chairman, and our Dinner Vice […]
Event with Kampai.US to showcase shochu and Japanese ingredients
Chef Chris Jaeckle of All’onda and Chef Koji Hagihara of Hakata Tonton team up to present a ramen/pasta, Japanese/Italian six-course tasting menu with sake and beer pairing. Proceeds benefit The Gohan Society.
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