Heisei Thirty


Celebrating the 30th year of the Japanese Heisei period

📅 平成時代について

with a traditional ozoni soup

📷 お雑煮について


“It has been said of Japanese food that it is a cuisine to be looked at rather than eaten. I would go further and say that it is to be meditated upon, a kind of silent music evoked by the combination of lacquerware and the light of a candle flickering in the dark.”

Junichiro Tanizaki


An enchanting essay on aesthetics

📘 In Praise of Shadows