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Yukari Sakamoto: The Secrets of Japanese Home Cooking

Yukari Sakamoto: The Secrets of Japanese Home Cooking

Luxeat Insider · 5th ED.

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

Luxeat Insider · 5th ED.

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

Luxeat Insider · 5th ED.

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
My best Japanese spots in London

My best Japanese spots in London

My best Japanese spots in London

12
Oct '20
SUNDAYS OMAKASE at Yashin Ocean House

SUNDAYS OMAKASE at Yashin Ocean House

SUNDAYS OMAKASE at Yashin Ocean House

SUNDAYS OMAKASE by Shinya Yashin at Yashin Ocean House. Serves only on Sundays, for 6 people max only.

12
Oct '20
Ken’s Café Gâteau au Chocolat

Ken’s Café Gâteau au Chocolat

Ken’s Café Gâteau au Chocolat

Hidden in an ordinary residential street in Tokyo’ Shinjuku ward, Ken’s Cafémakes the most extraordinary gâteau au chocolat in Japan and the best-molten chocolate cake I’ve ever had. It is also the most difficult to get too. If you buy it directly from the shop where it’s made, the waiting…

8
Oct '20
Six New-Generation Japanese Ceramic Artists to Watch

Six New-Generation Japanese Ceramic Artists to Watch

Six New-Generation Japanese Ceramic Artists to Watch

To see my full article in collaboration with All Nippon Airways please go here. Japanese ceramics expert and gallerist Robert Yellin once told me that “ceramics are like living creatures”. Indeed, when on one late autumn afternoon I was walking around his Yakimono gallery in Kyoto, located in an old…

13
Aug '20
6 taste defining & defying sakes

6 taste defining & defying sakes

Luxeat Insider · 2nd ED.

6 taste defining & defying sakes

Luxeat Insider · 2nd ED.

by Pablo Alomar Salvioni Sake, locally known as Nihonshu, is drenched in myth and mystery. The Japanese seem to have a complex code in their DNA that defines the exclusive rules surrounding sake tasting…and their exceptions, in a deep and difficult balance. What for Europeans is black or white, for…

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Jun '20