February 26, 2014
Charting the Future of the Japanese American National Museum
How does the Japanese American National Museum (JANM) stay relevant as the torch passes from its founding Nisei members to Sansei, Yonse...
February 13, 2014
The Tyranny of Urban Compost Collection
Life can get busy, and sometimes it's hard to find time to do the things I like, for instance ...
January 22, 2014
Shingo Gokan: Playing with Fire and Vodka
Monday night I learned just how a mixologist and chef working together can create a dazzling ensem...
December 4, 2013
Exploring One-Pot "Nabe" Cooking with Gramercy Tavern's Eric Takahashi
Chefs Takahashi and Romano. Photo by George Hirose One of the best things about the arrival...
November 22, 2013
Talking Natural Wines with Rouge Tomate's Pascaline Lepeltier
Not long ago, I spoke with Pascaline Lepeltier, beverage director at Rouge Tomate , about her ...
October 24, 2013
Beet Soup with a Japanese Subtext
The red tones in this picture make me think of Matisse's "The Red Studio": rich, m...
October 11, 2013
Being Japanese American during World War II: East Coast Stories
American Flag Over Barbed Wire Fence, by Koho Yamamoto. Having grown up in California, I know s...
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