A graduate of the French Culinary Institute, Yukari Sakamoto is also a sommelier and a shōchū advisor. Her book, Food Sake Tokyo, demystifies Japanese cuisine and its beverages and introduces historic food shops and restaurants in Tokyo. She offers food tours to Tsukiji Market, depachika, local supermarkets and to izakaya.
Postcard from Tokyo, Or, A Summer of Un-Olympian Pleasures
From a sweltering Japan, Yukari Sakamoto considers the appeal of izakaya at home, popsicles dipped in shochu and an Olympic season that never was.
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