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. 36  No.1 The Secrets of Taste in Japanese Cuisine by Tohru Fushiki



In our new Feature series, Food Forum looks at the complexities of taste in Japanese cuisine. Here we explore the sensation of smell and the essential role it plays in Japan’s food culture.

Vol. 35
Global Fare in Contemporary Japan

Vol. 34
Japanese Feasts for Special Occasions

Vol. 33
Japanese Tea

Vol. 32
Japanese Noodles

Vol. 31
Annual Events and Traditions

Vol. 30
Washoku and Health