Mo'mugi: A Canadian take on Japan's barley tea

Food & Drink Jan 4, 2020

Mo'mugi: A Canadian take on Japan's barley tea

In Japan, mugicha (barley tea) is a ubiquitous and generally unremarkable drink. But for Janice Ishizaka, CEO and cofounder of The Canadian Barley Tea Company, the drink's lack of appreciation represents an opportunity to create a new, healthy, made-in-Canada beverage.

Can a shared cup of tea revitalize aging Takao?

Travel Nov 23, 2019

Can a shared cup of tea revitalize aging Takao?

Want to experience Japan's "mountain way of life"? At the Ochanomi Sanpo ("Tea-drinking Walk") event in Takao, Niigata Prefecture, residents open their homes to visitors for conversation and good food.