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Category Archives: Food, Wine & Restaurants
It is the most unnatural thing in the world for me to point a phone at something and take a photo. I wasn’t much better when carrying my Canon Elph. So often when sifting through the digital files for an … Continue reading
I’m glad to have enjoyed a both the Yoshida brand wines and a glimpse into the world of traditionally brewed saké. Continue reading
I’ve stumbled into Champagne Boutique YUJI. This is what would be called dai kichi luck—the pinnacle of good fortune. Continue reading
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
View across the Sea of Japan from Chirihama Beach, Ishikawa, Japan Continue reading
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
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
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
I wondered how complicated fresh fish could be. I soon discovered the simple answer to that. Very. Continue reading