All Japan News Blog
2018-08-23
By Elli Sekine In a corner of a shopping center in the suburbs of San Francisco, there is a café decorated with flowers and plants, looking like a café on a street of a French town. Comforting Ghibli ...
2018-08-22
By Yuji Matsumoto I was blessed with an opportunity to attend a lecture targeting salesmen for a wholesaler of Japanese food products in the U.S. The attendees handle various Japanese food products in...
2018-08-21
By Aya Ota The very Japanese-looking façade of a restaurant that stands out on a busy street called the “Restaurant Row” in Times Square’s Theater District, catches your eyes. It is “Sushi Seki”, whic...
2018-08-20
By Keiko Fukuda Little Tokyo, the long-lived Japanese community, located in the east of downtown Los Angeles, is flourishing like never before. Up to 15 years or so ago, one rarely saw non-Japanese pe...
2018-07-26
By Kosuke Kuji The Annual Japan Sake Awards announced their winners: Nambu Bijin Brewery, and Nambu Bijin Brewery – Basenkyo that simultaneously won the Gold Medal two consecutive years. The Nambu Bij...
2018-07-25
By Elli Sekine “Yume Sushi”, a famous popular sushi restaurant located in the Alameda District, which is on the east side of the bay across the Bay Bridge of San Francisco, closed its doors last fall ...
2018-07-24
Experience and knowledge are indispensable for sake tasting, but doing many tastings absent-mindedly does not help. Many tend to think that a person must have an excellent sense of judging taste (to h...
2018-07-23
By Aya Ota “Blue Ribbon Restaurant Group” has developed 20 restaurants nationwide so far, mainly in New York, plus LA, Las Vegas, Miami, etc. Since they first opened a small French Brasserie in the SO...
2018-07-22
By Keiko Fukuda The city of Irvine, a suburban residential, and also a student campus town is located about a 40-minute drive south of downtown Los Angeles. There, there is a shopping mall, where as m...
2018-06-24
By Kosuke Kuji This February, sake from ten member breweries of the Japanese Sake Export Association arrived in containers at a port in Myanmar to be sold in restaurants. To commemorate this event, a ...