Natural wine is a natural fit in Tokyo

Aug 28, 2015

Natural wine is a natural fit in Tokyo

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The natural wine movement is spreading. Everywhere I look in Tokyo, neighborhood wine bars and small bistros are introducing all-natural wine lists. I’m starting to wonder, why does natural wine fit so organically into the city? Japanese consumers were early adopters of natural wine, ...

Moku Moku Farm

| Aug 28, 2015

Moku Moku Farm

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As children dread their inevitable return to school, parents nationwide wait with bated breath for the moment they no longer need to think of ways to keep their kids entertained during the long, hot days of summer. It can be tricky finding a place ...

Plans hatched to introduce white-on-white eggs to Japan

Aug 28, 2015

Plans hatched to introduce white-on-white eggs to Japan

Eggs with whitish yolks, laid by hens fed with Japanese rice, are attracting attention in Japan amid growing public consciousness about food safety and the government’s efforts to boost rice production. The color of an egg yolk reflects the color of what the hen ...

Koala Cafe and Grill

| Aug 28, 2015

Koala Cafe and Grill

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The neighborhood of Moriyama might be a little far for those who live in central Nagoya, but Koala Cafe and Grill’s free parking and location — next to Omori-Kinjogakuinmae Station — make it easy to visit. The owner was a chef when he lived ...