Inspired by spiders, one Japanese startup is inventing a new generation of textiles
Five times stronger than steel, spider silk could transform the textile industry and make fashion more sustainable. Spiber, a biotech company, is leading the way in spinning spider silk-inspired ...
Posted: May 22, 2022, 7:19 pm
Your 2022 summer guide to dining, cooking and beer in metro Detroit
Check out the 10 best new restaurants in metro Detroit, our Michigan craft beer picks and recipe recommendations for summer 2022.
Posted: May 21, 2022, 6:00 am
Explore craftsmanship of Japan’s fake food
Tejal Rao explores the artistry and craftsmanship that goes into shokuhin sampuru, the food replicas often seen outside of casual Japanese restaurants.
Posted: May 20, 2022, 5:17 pm
WTOP’s Beer of the Week: Other Half Poetry Snaps Rice Lager
WTOP’s Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and Food and Wine Sommelier of the Year Greg Engert to talk about Other Half Poetry Snaps Rice Lager for the latest ...
Posted: May 20, 2022, 5:08 am
Finland brews up NATO-themed beer
The acronym is also a play on words in Finnish, meaning "I'll have a beer". "It's just exploded. I have been getting calls from all over the world, the US, Japan, Germany, too many to remember," ...
Posted: May 19, 2022, 1:49 pm
Spiraling Inflation Might Come for Japan. Here's What It Means for Your Sushi and Beer.
From the cost of chilled sushi served with a dab of soy sauce to the expense of sizzling gyoza dumplings accompanied by a glass of frothing beer, prices are bubbling up in Japan at a pace that’s going ...
Posted: May 18, 2022, 4:30 pm
Music and Japan fans unite at the 1st ever Rising Japan MusicFest
Fans can also roam through Japan-inspired pop-up shops to browse a selection of goods and crafts. Sake and beer testing from some of Japan's most iconic brands will also be available. Tickets will be ...
Posted: May 18, 2022, 4:20 pm
There's always something exciting among Third Space's Beers About Nothing
The innovation series at Third Space Brewing has some of the most interesting experimental beers around, including a riff on a Vienna lager and a dunkel - Zing, Boom, Tararrel - that releases on ...
Posted: May 18, 2022, 8:32 am
Oak Street culinary shop Coutelier expands, the chef behind it plans a new Japanese bar
(Staff photo by Ian McNulty, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) It will be a small bar with a modern, clean-lined design and a menu of temaki, or sushi handrolls, along with Japanese beer, whiskey and ...
Posted: May 16, 2022, 2:00 am
Beer and sushi prices soar as Japan struggles with inflation
Chef Koseki’s hands are a blur as he produces plate after plate of sushi for the lunchtime regulars filling the stools at the downtown Tokyo restaurant where he has worked for 20 years. The conveyor ...
Posted: May 12, 2022, 7:35 pm
Japan’s Weak Yen Hampers Its Post-COVID Recovery
The Japanese yen has tumbled to its lowest level, pinching household purses and clouding Japan’s economic outlook.
Posted: May 11, 2022, 7:59 pm
Red Maple bar and restaurant bringing Japanese-themed food and drink to south side
"Think Godzilla," one of the Red Maple founders says, explaining that the new Milwaukee restaurant-bar will be colorful and fun.
Posted: May 11, 2022, 12:40 pm