Michelle Obama arriving in Tokyo on Wednesday

Mar 17, 2015

Michelle Obama arriving in Tokyo on Wednesday

A visit to a Buddhist temple and Shinto shrine in Kyoto and a meeting with students in Siem Reap will feature in U.S. first lady Michelle Obama’s five-day tour this week to Japan and Cambodia, the White House said. The main purpose of the ...

Nothing drawn out about Kappo Yamashita

| Feb 10, 2015

Nothing drawn out about Kappo Yamashita

This might be the year of kappo dining for me. Recently, I have often found myself seated at sparse counters opposite small teams of industrious chefs, synchronized by their movements: cutting, peeling, grating, stirring, broiling, searing, tasting and fielding questions from patrons. The more ...