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GREEN TEA

Japan Times
CULTURE / Books
May 21, 2022
Approaching tea like you would wine, Zach Mangan gives Japan's main drink its due
In his book, 'Stories of Japanese Tea: The Regions, The Growers and The Craft,' Zach Mangan hopes to pay respect to a dwindling number of true artists.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle / Kateigaho International Japan Edition
Oct 26, 2019
Mix & blend Tokyo: Adventures in tea through the seasons
At Sakurai Japanese Tea Experience in Omotesando, servers offer personalized service and seasonal blends in an elegant interpretation of the Urasenke tea ceremony tradition.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / DESSERT WATCH
Jul 27, 2019
Haagen-Dazs Japan at 35: Still innovating with new specialty flavors
Grab Haagen-Dazs' new summer Yuzu Blanc Manger and limited-edition dark green tea ice cream flavors before they're gone.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KONBINI WATCH
Mar 16, 2019
Get your fill of green tea with Seven-Eleven's mile-high matcha dorayaki
The latest edition in Seven-Eleven's line of dorayaki (sweet pancake sandwiches) is a massive matcha cream-filled creation.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 25, 2019
Parisian museum hosts Japanese tea ceremony and talk by grandson of former grand master
Visitors at a Parisian museum were treated to Japanese tea ceremonies and a talk on the history of the practice Sunday by members of the Urasenke school, one of the top three schools practicing the art in Japan.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Dec 22, 2018
More than merely matcha, tea marries science and culture
After falling in love with the science and culture behind Japanese tea, Marie Roux made it her goal to impart a deep appreciation for the drink among Japanese youth.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Oct 27, 2018
Will 'hōjicha' be the next Japanese tea to take the world by storm?
Danielle Geva and Francois Mathieu are trying to spread hojicha (roasted green tea) to North America. Together, they founded Hojicha Co. in May 2018, the first company to specialize in selling premium hu014djicha on the continent, and they are betting it will be the next big Japanese drink abroad.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / DESSERT WATCH
May 19, 2018
Shiseido's 'Higashi wo Dori Parfait' is a cornucopia of fruit and flavor
The Salon de Cafe in Ginza has a limited-edition fruit and green tea parfait that hits all the right summery notes.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Feb 17, 2018
Tokyo Saryo: The new stylings of sencha green tea
Japan's traditional daily drink, sencha green tea, is making a comeback. For too long it's been crowded out of modern consciousness by the buzz and self-promotion of coffee culture. But thanks to places like Tokyo Saryo, sencha may be starting to regain its relevance and appeal.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / JAPANESE KITCHEN
May 20, 2017
First-harvest green tea goes best with traditional ‘karinto’ sweets
Hachijū-hachi-ya, the 88th day after risshun, the first day of spring, falls on May 2 in most years. It's the day that marks the beginning of the new tea harvest season, according to tradition.
Japan Times
JAPAN / GENERATIONAL CHANGE
Feb 5, 2017
Efforts afoot to revive Japan's traditional small tea farms by offering global reach
Japanese green tea, known for its health benefits and centuries-old brewing and serving rituals, has won the hearts and taste buds of people around the world.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 22, 2017
Kyoto promotes high-grade Uji green tea in Paris
Confronted with slumping domestic consumption, producers of high-quality Uji green tea and the Kyoto Prefectural Government are working together to make a sales pitch abroad.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 6, 2016
Line of 16,000 green tea dumplings in Kyoto Prefecture city sets Guinness record
A line of 16,291 green tea dumplings running between two World Heritage sites in Kyoto Prefecture's history-steeped city of Uji set a Guinness World Record on Sunday for the longest such line.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KYOTO RESTAURANTS
Dec 11, 2015
Ippodo: Enjoying tea without tradition
Japanese tea can be beguiling and bitter. And the ceremonial tradition that surrounds it can be disconcerting and dull.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Nov 20, 2015
Souen: Green tea and traditional sweets in Nishi-Azabu
Remind me again what Japan's national (nonalcoholic) drink is. No, it's not coffee, whether out of vending machines or fastidiously dripped by well-coiffed baristas. It is, of course, green tea — not that you'd realize it in Tokyo. This may be the land where ceremonial tea was perfected, but it's hard...
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JAPAN
May 11, 2015
Shizuoka farm plies its pigs with green tea instead of water
A pig farm in Shizuoka Prefecture, known as a production hub for high-quality green tea, has come up with a new way of raising branded pork: having its pigs drink tea instead of water.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
May 8, 2015
Californian flavor conference explores green tea's versatility
Making the perfect cup of matcha — the frothy green tea served during Japanese tea ceremonies — requires skill. The trick is to use a bamboo whisk to whip the brew swiftly with a smooth back-and-forth motion of the wrist.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel
Sep 6, 2014
Kanazawa City: the architecture of tea
One of the first things you see as you exit Kanazawa Station is a giant brass sculpture of a teapot sunken drunkenly into a mound of grass or, depending on your interpretation, tilting to fill a cup of the refreshing green brew the city is noted for. That a municipal piece of art should be dedicated...
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 23, 2014
Green tea extract lends new aroma to cosmetics
A beauty school owner in Shimada, Shizuoka Prefecture, has created a new line of cosmetics made with a green tea extract.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 3, 2014
British entrepreneur brings new twist to powdery soul of green tea
A young British entrepreneur has devised a novel way to use the green tea powder known as "matcha," which has already become a popular flavoring in cakes, chocolate and coffees.

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