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Sake and Food

I recently backed a great Kickstarter project, Birth of Sake. Via the Cebu Osani Blog: The Birth of Saké is a documentary film about the workers and production seasons at Tedorigawa, a fifth-generation, family-owned sake brewery in Ishikawa, Japan. Tedorigawa has been producing some of the world’s top award winning sakés since 1870, and still… Keep Reading

Tony Alexander Brings a Taste of Summer

Tony Alexander over in Yokohama presents something to keep you cool in Japan’s summer heat. He writes: “The taste of summer is always delicious to the senses.   It’s that time of year where its muggy and you need a drink to help you mellow out under the shade with the fellas.   A good… Keep Reading

Food and Drink during the Japanese New Year

Hey BT’ers! A look at some traditional Japanese food and drink (and what it symbolizes) during the New Year. Feel free to leave comments or questions on the Black Tokyo TV YouTube channel.  I look forward to providing you with additional videos on Japan. Keep Reading


Modern kaiseki the Maru way

  The simple truth has become a global cliche: It is hard to get a bad meal in Tokyo. Whether you’re eating humble noodles or a rarefiedkaiseki banquet, it’s likely to be more than just satisfactory — there’s a good chance it will be prepared with flavor and flair. Proof’s in the pot: At Maru in… Keep Reading

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