Foie Gras

July 2, 2012

The Grand Foie Finale

by Kayoko Akabori

We said our tearful farewells to foie gras this weekend in California. This fucking blows. *Stewed daikon topped with foie gras and kaiware, in a soy-miso sauce. Kiraku. Berkeley, CA. 

May 8, 2012

Gochi: Revitalizing Japanese Cuisine in Cupertino

by Kayoko Akabori

Gochi opened quietly in 2005, in a little non-descript strip mall on the back roads of Cupertino. It was actually a bit traumatizing for me — they bought out a nasty dive bar called the Peacock Lounge where my friends and I used to go when visiting our hometown for the holidays. The “Cock”, as […]