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For Garlic Lovers Only! Garlic has been around, it would seem, forever, although its origins are unclear. Waverly Root, in his culinary encyclo­pedia “Food,” lists nine possible sources ranging from central Asia…

My world of art

by Fred Harris Jean-Leon Gerome (1824-1904) and the Realist Movement The cycle of fashion is not only apparent in the clothing industry. We are constantly being directed to relive periods of yesteryear,…

HAIKU: short trips into big spaces…

Poet-essayist-musician Jack Stamm takes us into the 5-7-5 world of haiku One of the most touchingly beautiful haiku I know occurs in the song “Mountains of the Moon” by the Grateful Dead.…

Dave Jones’ Cafe Beat

Don’t all go rushing to Tullio after reading this col­umn. For it’s a tiny place — perhaps “cozy” or “intimate” would be a better adjective — and, in an emergency, can seat…

The adventures of Max Danger, Ex-Pat

DRINKS AFTER WORK There are basic bits of information about doing busi­ness in Japan which by now are familiar to everyone contemplating the local market. If, for example, the Japanese “yes” is…

Dave Jones’ Cafe Beat

Two fine new books on wine There are some wine books whose authors’ ambitions are greater than their judgment, like those which purport to over the wines of an entire country. Of…

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Kamakura Restaurant Garden House Launches Marunouchi Cafe

Popular Kamakura-based restaurant and cafe Garden House is set to…

Marriott Celebrates 90 Years with Speakeasy-Themed Event at Tokyo Marriott Hotel

The Marriott hotel chain turns 90 this year, and to…

Panasonic Adds a High-Tech Twist to Theatre Show Fuerza Bruta

First performed in Buenos Aires in 2003, Fuerza Bruta is…

Vogue Launches Pop-Up Rooftop Lounge in Ginza

Vogue, one of the most influential fashion magazines in Japan…

New York’s Yakiniku Futago 37 West 17th St. Comes to Tokyo this Summer

Yakiniku Futago 37 West 17th St., first founded in New…

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