Edward Cody

For Edward Cody's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Dramatic rise of factory-made meals in France causes outrage

Jul 11, 2013

Dramatic rise of factory-made meals in France causes outrage

It is the warmest memory of many a vacation in France: the little Paris restaurant where a white-aproned waiter served a dish glorified on the menu as something homey like blanquette de veau grand-mere, topped off with a still-tepid creme brulee that was just ...

May 20, 2013

English-language education proposal has French up in arms

There was a time, not so long ago, when anyone with a proper education spoke French. Diplomacy and business were conducted in French. Knowledge was spread in French. Travelers made their way in French and, of course, lovers traded sweet nothings in French. Viewed ...