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Japan Eats!


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 f...Show More


44:40 | Apr 11th, 2016

This week on Japan Eats, Akiko is joined by sake expert Chizuko Niikawa-Helton. Ms. Niikawa, grew up on the Temple grounds of the Zen Buddhist Temple Gihozan Hosho Ji, located in the finest Rice and ...Show More

33:43 | Jul 16th

Our guest is Yu Shimano who is the executive chef at Mifune, a creative Japanese restaurant in Midtown, Manhattan. Yu’s experience is unique. He is from Japan and studied in France, worked in Japa...Show More
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57:49 | Jul 1st

Our guest is Karl Palma who is the chef and owner of Karl’s Balls in New York City. He cooks authentic takoyaki at various pop-up events. Takoyaki is one of the most classic Japanese comfort foods but...Show More

43:51 | Jun 24th

Our guest is Hirohisa Hayashi, the chef and owner of Hirohisa in SOHO, which has a previous Michelin star. Hiro’s culinary experience is unique. He was classically trained in Japan and came to New Y...Show More

49:41 | Jun 17th

Our guest is Yael Peet who is a chef with impressive culinary training at top restaurants in New York City including Prune and Shuko. Until April 2019 she was the co-executive chef at Karasu, which is...Show More
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