Preparation gives Kyoto chef a winning touch

National Dec 19, 2013

Preparation gives Kyoto chef a winning touch

by Akira Takahashi

Kenji Miura, chef at the French restaurant Beaux Sejours in the Grand Prince Hotel Kyoto, is known for his refined preparatory work that has made the 48-year-old a winner in domestic and international cooking contests. Miura headed a team of six Japanese chefs in the ...

Apps helping couples organize their big day

National Oct 15, 2013

Apps helping couples organize their big day

by Shinichi Tokuda

Marriage is a major event in one's life but preparing for it can be bothersome. To help couples make their preparations easier, many wedding service companies in Japan are now offering computer software and smartphone applications to make organizing the big day easier. The programs ...