Simple and Seasonal
6 years ago by
When it comes to Japanese food, I feel like sushi has become the know-all, end-all definition. I mean, sushi is great but not something Japanese people consume much at home. And trust me, I’m Japanese so I would know. What I think of as home cooking back in the Land of the Rising Sun is simple and healthy meals consisting of fish, vegetables and rice, and most of all, seasonal ingredients. I’m dying to try out the Brooklyn restaurant Okonomi, which serves set menus by day that consist of just that.
Are there any new foods you’re wanting to try??
By Leslie, intern at the Studio
There are much more foods I would never actually try!
In the quest for better health/fitness, I’ve asked for an appointment with a naturopath/nutritioniste (ask Garance, she’ll understand). So I am waiting to see what new things to try.
In general, I will eat anything that came from a plant, and almost anything else as long as I don’t see (1) eyes, (2) antennae or anything that resembles an insect, however big and (3) too many clearly defined body parts (wings, feet, etc.). I am almost vegetarian. Almost.
It’s so hard to find a proper Japanese restaurant, I’m still looking for the perfect place x
It is exactly what I think every time I go to Japan! It would be cool if you could write here some articles about Japanese healthy food that western pepole don’t know and about Japanese “everyday fashion” that is not so famous out of Japan ? oh and by the way…nice to meet you! ?????? ?
Try Ootoya in Chelsea. It is strangely really delicious and some of the most authentic Japanese food in New York even though in Japan it is basically a fast food chain. Their New York restaurant is much more high end.
In Paris, there are a bunch of quite typical Japanese restaurant near Opéra Garnier, in rue Saint-Anne. They’re busy, bustling, rather cheap and none of them serve sushis ! It’s tonkatsu, gyudon, katsudon or ramen… The food I had for lunch when I was at the university in Tokyo ! I love eating there, it’s like going back to Japan