Richard Foss

Seven tasty meats at Yamaya

Seven tasty meats at Yamaya

The Japanese’s relatively young tradition of eating beef is gloriously celebrated at Yamaya

by Richard Foss You wouldn’t know it from the number of Japanese steakhouses that have been popping up around town, but the Japanese are relatively new at eating beef. The overwhelmingly Buddhist country banned most cattle consumption in the year 675 and only legalized it in 1868. When it was announced in 1872 that the […]

 Judy Rae

Heaven a bit like home – Rice Heaven

Heaven a bit like home Rice Heaven offers Korea’s answer to home cooking by Richard Foss As much as I like to cook, there are times when I open the refrigerator, rummage through the pantry, and just can’t see anything that looks like a meal. On another day, inspiration might strike from that same view, […]

 Richard Foss

Il canto Italiani [RESTAURANT REVIEW]

Il canto Italiani [RESTAURANT REVIEW]

Chef Aliaga’s in-house pastas and sausages and co-owner Lou Giovanetti voice make for magical meals

Chef Aliaga’s in-house pastas and sausages and co-owner Lou Giovanetti voice make for magical meals

 Richard Foss

Jujuya brings culinary happiness to the Promenade

Jujuya brings culinary happiness to the Promenade

I have long been a fan of “They Have A Word For It,” a book about language that illustrates the ways in the ways that complicated ideas can be expressed in a single word. There are words in other cultures that mean, “the person in an office who always seems to be wandering around” and […]