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A behind-the-scene look at “Family Ingredients”

By On June 22, 2016

“This is our first soba encounter!” That’s how we started the first morning of shooting “Family Ingredients” in the first soba shop in Okinawa last April. Chef Ed Kenney, the playful host… Read More


#CatTravels: The journey to find Junichi

By On April 27, 2015

Sometimes you don’t know the story until you get there. In that case, “there” was Okinawa. Last week I tagged along with the crew of “Family Ingredients,” the locally produced, Emmy Award-winning… Read More


#WeekendDish: Okinawan shoyu pork

By On February 3, 2015

I posted a photo on Instagram of Okinawan shoyu pork I had made in my crock pot. A friend of mine (rightfully) commented, “What makes it Okinawan?” That’s a good question, one… Read More


#CatTravels: My travel advice

By On September 16, 2013

In three weeks I travelled more than 25,000 miles, from Honolulu to London to Amsterdam to Paris to Japan — and back again. And while I don’t consider myself a world traveler, I… Read More


#CatTravels: Farewell, Fukuoka

By On September 14, 2013

It was hard to believe seven days in Fukuoka had come to an end. I felt like I just got here! But alas, our adventure in Japan — from the yatai in Fukuoka… Read More