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MOЁT & CHANDON “GRAND VINTAGE ROSÉ 2008” Distinctive Balance and Delightful Tartness 

| 日本語(Japanese) | With cooler weather, 2008 was a classic vintage. The potential alcohol is average ...

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Aug 06, 2016

According to the A.S.I. 15th Contest of the Best Sommelier of the World
What is Needed in Sommeliers

text and photographs by Tadayuki Yanagi As the culinary world spreads globally, the work of sommelie...

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Jun 09, 2016

Food of Japan: Learn and Enjoy
TORITSUNE since 1911
Series ― Time-Honored Shops - Japan’s Hidden Treasures by Mr. Shoku-iku, Yukio Hattori

It’s that time of year when food cravings for most of us in Japan turn to thoughts of steaming...

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May 01, 2016

Food of Japan: Learn and Enjoy
FUKAGWA JUKU since 1987
Time-Honored Shops - Japan’s Hidden Treasures by Mr. Shoku-iku, Yukio Hattori Series

Many historical sights dot the neighborhood where Fukagawa Juku, just across the way from the Fukaga...

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May 01, 2016

Food of Japan: Learn and Enjoy
KADOYA since 1948
Time-Honored Shops - Japan’s Hidden Treasures by Mr. Shoku-iku, Yukio Hattori Series

It’s hard to think of a more wholesome and filling treat than the grilled and sweet-bean rice cakes ...

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May 01, 2016

Food of Japan: Learn and Enjoy
KIYOKAWA since 1874
Time-Honored Shops - Japan’s Hidden Treasures by Mr. Shoku-iku, Yukio Hattori Series

Yoshie Watanabe, the fourth-generation owner of this lovely eel restaurant, keeps a 138-year-old rec...

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May 01, 2016

Food of Japan: Learn and Enjoy
ANGELUS since 1946
Time-Honored Shops - Japan’s Hidden Treasures by Mr. Shoku-iku, Yukio Hattori Series

Boutique brewing methods and original menu items at a number of Japan’s oldest coffee shops have bee...

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May 01, 2016

Food of Japan: Learn and Enjoy
USAGIYA since 1950
Time-Honored Shops - Japan’s Hidden Treasures by Mr. Shoku-iku, Yukio Hattori Series

My weakness for sweet bean paste will come as no surprise to regular readers of this column. I love ...

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May 01, 2016

Food of Japan: Learn and Enjoy
PONTA HONKE since 1905
Time-Honored Shops - Japan’s Hidden Treasures by Mr. Shoku-iku, Yukio Hattori Series

My love for sweet bean paste has been well documented in this column; this time I’ll share my next-g...

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May 01, 2016

Food of Japan: Learn and Enjoy
AMANOYA since 1846
Time-Honored Shops - Japan’s Hidden Treasures by Mr. Shoku-iku, Yukio Hattori Series

So often with nutrition it seems that the latest craze simply leads us back to traditional wisdom th...

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May 01, 2016

Food of Japan: Learn and Enjoy
HIRASANSOU since 1959
Time-Honored Shops - Japan’s Hidden Treasures by Mr. Shoku-iku, Yukio Hattori Series

Now, as we head into June, the menu at Hirasansou is all about ayu. Young sweetfish are caught as th...

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May 01, 2016

Food of Japan: Learn and Enjoy
ISEGEN since 1830
Series ― Time-Honored Shops - Japan’s Hidden Treasures by Mr. Shoku-iku, Yukio Hattori

Despite its grotesque appearance, anglerfish is one of Japan’s tastiest seafood delicacies, especial...

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May 01, 2016

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