Digging in: the rise of B-kyū gurume

Food & Drink | EVERYMAN EATS Jun 29, 2012

Digging in: the rise of B-kyū gurume

by Steve Trautlein

Everyman Eats is a new column about the phenomenon of B-kyū gurume (B-grade gourmet) — inexpensive, down-home cooking that reflects local culinary traditions. This first installment considers 10 moments that helped shape the recent B-kyū boom. Ramen hits the big screen (1985) Director Juzo Itami's award-winning ...