What is Japanese food? Sushi? Ramen? Kaiseki? What about Izakaya? What exactly are they? Akiko Katayama, a Japanese native, New York-based food writer and director of the New York Japanese Culinary Academy, will tell you all about the real Japanese food and food culture. Her guests will range from a sake producer whose family has centuries of sake-making history, to a great American chef who pushes the envelope of Japanese cuisine. Japanese cuisine is demystified here!
Our guest is Katsushi Sakai who is the Sushi Head Chef at Kyo Ya, the iconic Japanese restaurant in East Village, Manhattan.
Sushi began to draw attention around 1960s in the US and its popularity has seen exponential growth since 1980s. Who would have imagined 50 years ago that many...
Our guest is Erik Ramirez, who is the chef and owner of the modern Peruvian restaurant Llama Inn, the casual Peruvian spot Llamita and the modern Nikkei Peruvian restaurant Llama San.
Peruvian cuisine is a hot genre in the culinary world right now. As you may know, there are Peruvian citizens...
"Our guest is Jon Klip. He is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and after working at reputable Japanese restaurants in New York, he went to Japan and worked at one of the greatest kaiseki restaurants Arashiyama Kumahiko in Kyoto for 2 years until September 2019.
Working in a...