From the 48th Floor of Park Hyatt Tokyo, as a guest of the property, I have views of the distant harbor and the great expanse of the city.
Unagi in a quick bento, pool awaits, meetings, etc., and then another evening with the estimable Shinji.
Earlier today a lovely ride on the Shinkansen from Kanazawa. Was that Fuji-san? Yes, it was!
Meanwhile news that the National Restaurant Association has me on their online brochure next to Anthony Bourdain as headliners. Oh, my.
And BACK OF THE HOUSE is back to #1 nationally in professional books on cooking on Kindle…and that’s pre-sales!
The sun is bright: This winter in Tokyo is so lovely.
Noto beef last night, anago, cho-toro from blue fin, and way too much sake.
Meanwhile, in Boston, skulking…