I’m sitting at my kitchen table taking a rare and much needed late-morning “be in the moment” tea break. In front of me is a quickly whisked bowl of matcha, two miniature dark chocolate peanut butter cups still wrapped […]
There are many young women like myself who are living with breast cancer – I was diagnosed before age 40.At the time of my initial diagnosis, my work life was packed with tasting menus, slabs of cheese and meat, and copious a […]
While we enjoy quality matcha primarily for the incredible epicurean delights it gives us, it’s a truly happy coincidence that it happens to be good for you in lots of different ways.
Here are what we feel are the top ei […]
First-time visitors to Japan are almost always struck by what many might consider to be insanely great levels of customer service. Shopkeepers, taxi drivers, retail establishments, railway personnel, hotels, etc. will in […]
I first met Jonathan Braun about 12 years ago while he was playing hauntingly beautiful classical guitar at a friend’s house. Soon afterward I saw some examples of his exquisite finish carpentry and prowess with all thi […]