Introducing Hassun – DK Weight

Dining in Japan is an experience, especially when one enjoys a kaiseki, or multi-course meal.  The hassun is traditionally the second course in this multi-course meal, which typically embraces the local, seasonal offerings.  I fell in love with Japan on my first trip there in 2014. I mean, I have always loved sushi, but the trip that we took opened my eyes to so much … Continue reading Introducing Hassun – DK Weight

Introducing Amuse – Fingering Weight

AMUSE is short for Amuse-bouche, literally “mouth amuser” in French.  These are typically a pre-appetizer;  simply one or two bites at the start of a meal to tease the taste buds (and show off a chef’s skill).  It’s really one of those wonderful little surprises that are served at the beginning of a meal. Quite frankly, it is often one of the more memorable bites … Continue reading Introducing Amuse – Fingering Weight