Frying Pan

September 22, 2014

Casa de Kei: How to Clean + Season Cast Iron Like a PRO

by Kayoko Akabori

My brother Keisuke, aka Casa de Kei, is a pro. He went to culinary school, paid his dues as sous chef at Spago in Beverly Hills, and is now working alongside our father (also a chef) at Sushi Kuni restaurant in Cupertino, CA. He came over this weekend and we worked on some “kitchen projects” […]

May 10, 2013

Kayo’s Kitchen: On Adulthood, Canceling My Credit Card, and Getting a New Frying Pan

by Kayoko Akabori

More and more these days, I’m starting to feel like a grown-up. I don’t know if it’s the fact that I am a business owner, or if it’s the hipster kids who walk around without a care in the world (who I can’t connect with at all), or if it’s the pop culture references that […]