The Collaboration between the Vegetable Dinner Event and Pottery Artist

Last Friday, I attended a special collaboration dinner event to enjoy vegetarian food served on the plates made by the artist, Kondo, from Gifu prefecture.  Here is his website: Hanzawagama. Kondo uses only local earth for the clay and uses local weeds as fuels to bake his pieces naturally in the handmade oven made by the blicks.  He was…

How to Make Matcha Tea Class

Jugetsudo, is a green tea cafe on the top of Kabuki Theater in Ginza and offers various classes throughout the year. Today, I attended the Matcha Making class.  I learned that it is important to keep your posture straight and to use your inner muscles when you whisk the tea in a cup, so that you can make bubbles without…

Macky’s Veggie Restaurant

Macky the chef AKA the organic vegetable distributor, threw a nice veggie luncheon party in Omotesando.  His monthly dinner event is normally held at the Love Story Kitchen Studio in Shinjuku but this time he rented a space in Omotensando and invited us to this fabulous zone.  The cost per person was 3800 yen (what…

Cherry Blossom in Nezu

The photo group spent the day taking pictures of the cherry blossoms in Nezu.  We visited the famous cemetery near JR Nippori station, the many temples and shrines of Nezu and walked around the old town to hunt the cherry blossoms.  We also had Swiss food for lunch at Chalet Swiss Mini.  There were a lot of…