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Sake Crafting | An Interview with James Jin from Nova Brewing

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May 18, 2022

Discover the creative process of crafting new sake and beer flavors from James Jin, the cofounder of Nova Brewing, and peek into life as a small business owner.

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Hungry For More

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April 16, 2022

A sushi chef turned business owner, creates a community through food.

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Friends of the Vine

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January 18, 2022

"There are no strangers here, only friends you haven't met."

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Buttercream Dreams | An Interview with Kylie Miyamoto of Kymoto Co.

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June 13, 2020

Meet Kylie Miyamoto of Kymoto Co., the Tustin-based online cake shop that specializes in minimalist and modern buttercream cakes.

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Date Guide: Little Tokyo Edition

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January 10, 2022

Add these iconic Little Tokyo spots to your date-rotation. Bonus points if you hit them all in one go!

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Ozoni from Around the World

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May 20, 2020

No two ozoni are alike. Join us as we explore the variety of mochi from around the world.

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Holiday Tastes and Traditions

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June 28, 2020

What food do you need to have to complete your holiday season? Three millennial women share the the meals and recipes that have become new traditions in their families - two recipes included!

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Winter Themed Cocktails

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December 13, 2021

Cocktails to sip next to a fire pit

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Following Family Recipes: A Saga

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June 11, 2020

When certain nostalgic cravings hit, I love the idea of getting to follow family recipes. The eating portion is great, the "aw I get to connect with my family" is great, but the "here's a semi-legible recipe/grocery list, good luck" makes it much more of a challenge.

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Fake Plastic Treats: The Origins of Restaurant Displays

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November 24, 2020

A quiet ode to shokuhin sampuru, also known as those beautiful plastic food displays you see in Japanese restaurants.

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