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Big Ticket Tokyo?
June 30, 2010

Big Ticket Tokyo?

Four of Japan’s cities have been named some of the priciest in the world. But is it really true?

Chefs go Cruisin’
April 16, 2010

Chefs go Cruisin’

A new trend has top chefs and luxury cruise liners teaming up on the high-seas.

January 15, 2010

Climate Change and Luxury Fungi

Eat less meat, save the world. In a (very simplified) nutshell, this is what Dr Rajendra Pachauri, the head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, suggested at the Copenhagen summit last year. Rajendra has publicly shared this idea before-

December 24, 2009

A Black Mouthful. Please?

It’s Christmas Eve, and though I’ve surely not been so bad as to deserve coal from Santa this year, I might actually like to find something black inside of my stocking tomorrow morning. Although it’s been a health trend in Japan for about a decade no

December 14, 2009

Saffron Stocks Hit by Climate Change

One of my favourite recent feature stories on our site has been ‘Climate Change’s First Refugees,’ by Ben Bohane. It’s timely, and I’m impressed by the way Ben was able to bring together these unique and urgent voices of locals on the remote Carteret

November 30, 2009

The Gastronomic Godzilla that is Tokyo

According to one of the world’s top culinary authorities, Tokyo is now the gourmet capital of the world. The Michelin Guide 2010, released this month, gave restaurants in Japan’s capital a collective 261 stars (with 11 establishments receiving the ma

November 27, 2009

A Dinner Menu for Dignitaries

Today, thanks to my new favourite blog, Obama Foodorama (which I’ve fawned over in an earlier post), I know that this year’s Thanksgiving at the White House has taken place with some flair. Six kinds of pie on the dessert menu (including Huckleberry

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