Food Forum


The Japanese Table presents a variety of themes regarding traditional Japanese food culture. In each volume, a specific topic such as history, customs and food groups, is explored from several different angles.

Vol. 33 Japanese Tea by Mitsuru Shirai


Japanese Tea

For our 2019 feature, we explore the fascinating world of Japanese tea. This first installment looks at the history of tea and where it is grown, as well as the distinctive qualities that make Japan’s tea so unique.

Vol. 32
Japanese Noodles

Vol. 31
Annual Events and Traditions

Vol. 30
Washoku and Health

Vol. 29
Sake in Japanese Food Culture