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Ikoyi

Ikoyi

Ikoyi

One of the most forward-thinking chefs in Europe of his generation, Jeremy Chan founded Ikoyi with his friend Iré Hassan-Odukale in 2017 inspired by Nigerian cuisine, completely new and unheard back then. One Michelin star and 3 years later, Ikoyi has largely outgrown itself. The cooking is still very much about the…

14
Dec '20
Kol – Mexican in London

Kol – Mexican in London

Kol – Mexican in London

A truly memorable dinner at Kol, the just-opened Mexican restaurant by the former Noma chef Santiago Lastra @santiagolas, who was also behind the now legendary Noma pop-up in Mexico a few years ago. Cosy and quiet intimate for London standards, all the action at Kol takes place in the center…

11
Dec '20
Marseille is crazy for pizza

Marseille is crazy for pizza

Marseille is crazy for pizza

One of the most important ports in the Mediterranean, Marseille is a bustling melting pot of people and cultures. Despite its proximity to the famous Côte d’Azur spots and its stunning nature, even among the French, it hasn’t been really known as a holiday destination. It’s a city with its…

30
Nov '20
Nancy Singleton Hachisu: The Essence of Japanese Cuisine

Nancy Singleton Hachisu: The Essence of Japanese Cuisine

Luxeat Insider · 5th ED.

Nancy Singleton Hachisu: The Essence of Japanese Cuisine

Luxeat Insider · 5th ED.

James Beard Award winner, Nancy Singleton Hachisu is an expert of unique and authentic Japanese cuisine. Born and raised in California, she first went to Japan over 32-years ago where she now lives on a farm with her Japanese husband and their family. On a quest to advocate for Japan’s…

13
Nov '20
Yukari Sakamoto: The Secrets of Japanese Home Cooking

Yukari Sakamoto: The Secrets of Japanese Home Cooking

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Yukari Sakamoto: The Secrets of Japanese Home Cooking

Luxeat Insider · 5th ED.

Author of Food, Sake, Tokyo, an exploration of Tokyo’s food scene, Yukari Sakamoto is on a mission to demystify Japanese cuisine. Trained at the French Culinary Institute and the American Sommelier Association, she also passed the rigorous exam to become a certified shochu adviser. She teaches classes on food, wine,…

13
Nov '20
Secret Tokyo

Secret Tokyo

Luxeat Insider · 5th ED.

Secret Tokyo

Luxeat Insider · 5th ED.

Dining out in Tokyo doesn’t always adhere to Western expectations. The customer is not always right and sometimes not always welcome. There are secret spots from the old-world kissaten coffee shops where you can still find people smoking, to restaurants with no-signage that operate on the second floor of a…

13
Nov '20
The best season to enjoy Sake

The best season to enjoy Sake

Luxeat Insider · 5th ED.

The best season to enjoy Sake

Luxeat Insider · 5th ED.

By Pablo Alomar Salvioni More than a month has passed since SAKE DAY, a yearly celebration of sake that takes place on the first of October. This observance marks the beginning of the brewing year thanks to the newly harvested rice. Autumn is undoubtedly sake season. Fresh Fresh sake. In…

13
Nov '20
My must-have books about Japan

My must-have books about Japan

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My must-have books about Japan

Luxeat Insider · 5th ED.

Here’s a list of my favourite books about Japan. They have influenced me and taught me a lot about Japanese culture: cooking, travel, design and art. Check them out. A great way to spend those cool Autumn evenings.

13
Nov '20
Chirashi Sushi at Home

Chirashi Sushi at Home

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Chirashi Sushi at Home

Luxeat Insider · 5th ED.

Written by All Nippon Airways and Luxeat for a project We Are Japan. I first met Yoshinori Ishi at 2 Michelin-starred restaurant Umu. One of the best Kaiseki masters in Europe, he was the former head chef at this London mecca of Japan cuisine for 11 years. Originally from Saitama,…

13
Nov '20
Salt + Fat

Salt + Fat

Salt + Fat

There is something beautiful and irresistible when Salt meets Fat. A perfect pairing to stimulate the deep appetite. When done well, there is a warmth, a total engagement of the palate, a consensus between texture and taste. Think of the Anchovy. Best consumed most simply, on rustic bread, a slash…

4
Nov '20