Sep 13, 2016

Suntory to lecture on Japanese cuisine at premier U.S. chef college

Food and beverage giant Suntory Holdings Ltd. announced plans Monday to offer lectures on Japanese cuisine at the Culinary Institute of America. Suntory aims to spread the popularity of Japanese food as part of its cultural contribution activities. The cuisine is increasingly in demand ...

Jun 4, 2016

N.Y. chef Bouley named Japanese cuisine ambassador

Renowned New York chef David Bouley, whose downtown restaurants include the kaiseki (traditional multi-course cuisine) mainstay Brushstroke, received the honorary title of Japanese cuisine goodwill ambassador on Friday.

Mar 7, 2016

Yayoi debuts first U.S. 'teishoku' eatery in Palo Alto

Japanese restaurant chain operator Plenus Co. on Friday opened its first Yayoi-brand store in the United States, offering teishoku set meals in Palo Alto, California. Plenus, which is headquartered in Fukuoka, aims to expand its U.S. footprint to offer authentic teishoku amid a boom ...

Zen cuisine offers food for thought in Milan

Oct 25, 2015

Zen cuisine offers food for thought in Milan

Vegan cuisine from a Zen Buddhist temple in Japan was sampled Saturday at the Japan Pavilion in the food-themed world exposition in Milan. Ryuju Muramatsu from Eiheiji in Fukui Prefecture, one of the Soto Zen school’s two head temples, demonstrated how to make one ...