Dear All, I have something to confess. It’s been almost 12 months since my last blogpost. I’m ashamed. And ever so sorry. It’s just that… well, no excuses really – except that I’ve been super busy travelling for work (and writing elsewhere eg Escape, Delicious, Real […]0 Read More
Recently I had the pleasure of writing a story about gorgeous Nara for Escape – you can read it HERE. If you haven’t already visited this charming city – it’s an absolute must-do when in Japan ! Pop it on your itinerary immediately if staying in […]0 Read More
Once again I’ve stolen an old post from my other blog eatspeakjl.blogspot.com to share with you a ryotei (traditional restaurant serving Kaiseki cuisine) I ate at around 7 or 8 years ago in Kyoto… I really can’t believe it was that long ago because I still […]0 Read More
It had reached the point of embarrassment. The business of ‘not yet’ having visited the ‘art island’ of Naoshima. Many of my clients had made the trip and raved, or were seeking my advice on a regular basis… ‘what’s it like?’ ‘when’s the best time to go?’ ‘where should […]1 Read More
Hunger + Frosty Kyoto day = a deep bowl of brothy noodles In this case – soy milk ramen. And this ain’t your average soy milk – this is freshly ‘squeezed’ soy milk made by grinding pre-soaked (in pristine Kyoto mountain water) dried local (high quality […]1 Read More
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