Category Archives: Food, Wine & Restaurants

The Birth of Saké Is Now on Netflix

I’m glad to have enjoyed a both the Yoshida brand wines and a glimpse into the world of traditionally brewed saké. Continue reading

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Champagne Boutique YUHI, Kyoto

I’ve stumbled into Champagne Boutique YUJI. This is what would be called dai kichi luck—the pinnacle of good fortune. Continue reading

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Tedorigawa Yoshida: The Birth of Saké

I am content (and honoured) to have the good fortune to taste a small but rich sampling of a venerable, centuries-old tradition. Continue reading

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Post Card 5: Sunset at Chirihama Beach

View across the Sea of Japan from Chirihama Beach, Ishikawa, Japan Continue reading

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Post Card 3: Night View of Kanazawa

How ironic, the only female party of one in the room, I’ve ordered the “lovers” set. Two glasses of champagne with the Chef’s selection of hors d’oeuvres. Continue reading

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Postcard 2: Scotch Heaven

They–a whole bunch of them get the attribute–say that you can’t step into the same river twice. So five years on since my last visit to Orbite, my favourite spot to drink and write in Kyoto, I arrive to discover … Continue reading

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Postcard 1: Revisiting Old Favourites

  It was smart to stay in a new part of town this trip. I wandered the streets and got myself turned around by going straight. Yup. But that landed me in front of Takashimaya just at the time my … Continue reading

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This is Japanese Seafood: a Review

I wondered how complicated fresh fish could be. I soon discovered the simple answer to that. Very. Continue reading

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Interview with Sebastien Le Goff: Part 5

You can have an average wine just by yourself and that same bottle, if you share it with someone special it becomes [again Sebastien kisses his fingertips]. Continue reading

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Interview with Sebastien Le Goff: Part 4

After several years in Toronto and Vancouver, how is it that you returned to Singapore to open DB Bistro Moderne? Continue reading

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