1. Cutting Remarks

    Some things you just don’t associate with Japan. To think, for example, of exquisite Venetian glassware is naturally…

  2. Hot Stuff

    Japan is by and large not a place where nature…

  3. The Raw Facts of Sushi

    From our comfortable twenty-first century pers…

  4. Recess Time

    Among those whose pulse races to surprise and …

  5. Showing Some Metal

    It is hard to overestimate the importance of t…

  6. Élan for Lotus 

  7. Peak Season

  8. Zen and the Art of Culinary Happiness

  9. Stony Expressions

  10. Way to Go