About This Show
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 food and food culture. Her guests will range from a sake producer whose family has centuries of sake-making history, to a great American chef who pushes the envelope of Japanese cuisine. Japanese cuisine is demystified here!
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Episode 106: Nourishing Japan: Japanese Food Education
2 days ago
On the season premiere of Japan Eats, host Akiko Katayama is joined by Alexis Agliano Sanborn, an independent researcher, community organizer, and artist. Her research interests include food education, environmentalism, and sustainability. She received her Bachelor's degree in East Asian Studies and Japanese from UC Santa Barbara in 2008. In 2013, she received her A.M. from Harvard University in Regional Studies of East Asia. Currently, she is a Program Coordinator at New York University's U.S.-Asia Law Institute, as well as Table for Two's "Wa-Shokuiku Project." She is also hard at work producing her second documentary, "Nourishing Japan," which explores those who support the food education and Japanese school lunch system.