Ramen under the tracks

| Nov 25, 2014

Ramen under the tracks

Usually I’m three sheets to the wind when I slurp down ramen, but the ramen at Fusama ni Kakero is worth staying sober for. Like at nearly every ramen establishment there’s a few choices in broth, but I was told to go with the ...

Warm up over a shared hot pot

| Nov 18, 2014

Warm up over a shared hot pot

by Makiko Itoh

What comes to mind when you think of convivial home-cooked family meals? In Japan, the answer is usually nabe, or hot-pot cooking. A large communal pot is placed in the center of the dinner table on a portable burner, bubbling with a flavorful broth, ...