What’s in Shin Toyoda’s fridge?

Images courtesy of Shin Toyoda. This week I got to raid Shin Toyoda's fridge, digitally speaking, and it's given me a lot of insight on how the Sushi Roku master sushi chef creates his Japanese culinary magic. His go-to condiments are what transform delicate slices of pristine raw fish into dazzling bites of sushi and sashimi. There's a whole lot of flavor in ...

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Nobuo Fukuda throws a Japanese-style patio party

Smoky, grilled corn on the cob was great with cold Sapporo. This is going to be a fun summer -- I can just smell the yakitori in the air. Last weekend, chef Nobuo Fukuda finally one-upped himself with an al fresco event that took perfect advantage of the good weather. Chef Nobuo Fukuda (left) plays with fire.[/...

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