On this week’s episode of Japan Eats, Akiko is joined in the studio by Ruri Kippenbrock, the founder of wuhao newyork Inc. The company specializes in hand-made tenugui, Japanese cotton towels. These towels are not only for wiping your hands but also have a number of traditional uses and applications, not to mention overall well-being  – tune in to learn more!


“Tenugui helped me so much to be strong during [a] really hard time, and through my experience I want to support people [who are] suffering.” [14:45] – Ruri Kippenbrock