Tag Archives: Japanese cuisine

Benu – Corey Lee’s New California Cuisine

The term “California cuisine” is most typically applied to a style of cooking and ingredients that reflect a Mediterranean tradition. That should not be surprising given the Mediterranean like climate that most of California enjoys as well as much of […]

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Yuji Ramen – The Revolution Grows

Ramen is popping up seemingly everywhere in NYC these days, much of it quite good. One of the more unique places was recommended to me by my friend, Jeff Chin, who was a judge alongside me at The International Chocolate […]

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L’Arpege – Lasting Impressions

The Adria brothers of elBulli and Rene Redzepi of noma have been the most visibly influential individual chefs of the past twenty years, while Japanese cuisine has undoubtedly been the single most influential cuisine of that time period. However, no discussion […]

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