Featherweight

This gin highball uses spices instead of sugar and tonic, to create a refreshing and complex beverage that still uses just a few ingredients. It's ...

Akashi Gibson

This fresh take on a classic uses gin and genshu sake (a higher proof variant with lots of flavor), both from Akashi city in Hyogo, Japan. Vermouth...

Autre Shichimi

Here's my take on Japanese seven spice. Shichimi togarashi topped every bowl of ramen, brightened up my mother's kinpira gobo, and made its way int...

Karaage (Japanese Fried Chicken)

Fried chicken in Japan is called karaage (ka-ra-ah-geh), and can be found everywhere, from roadside izakaya, to convenience stores, to Friday dinn...