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Dassai And Beyond

Our guest is Kazuhiro Sakurai, the 4th generation and CEO of Asahi Shuzo, which is the maker of Dassai sake.    

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Fourth Generation Sushi Chef Goes Global

Our guest is Yoshi Tezuka, the 4th generation sushi chef at Matsunozushi in Tokyo, which was founded in 1910.  Yoshi is not just a great sushi chef, but also a global thinker.  

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Japan Distilled!

Our guests are Stephen Lyman & Christopher Pellegrini who are the co-hosts of Japan Distilled, the fantastic new podcast about Japanese spirits.

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What Is Yakitori?

Our guest is Michael Gerard who is the founder and president of Wildwood Ovens & BBQ (Instagram) based in California.

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Philip Harper: Life & Work of The First Non-Japanese Sake Brewmaster

Our guest is Philip Harper, the brewmaster and managing director of Kinoshita Shuzo in Kyoto, which was founded in 1842.

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Building a Brewery: Snakes, Sub-Zero Temps, and Sushi

This week on Beer Sessions Radio, Jimmy brings in Brad McQuhae and Balbir Sidhu from Konig Brewing Systems in Abbotsford, BC, and John Legnard from Blue Moon Brewing a

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Water, Wood, And Wild Things: Life in Rural Japan

Our guest is Hannah Kirshner who is the author of “WATER, WOOD, AND WILD THINGS”, which just came out on March 23, 2021 from Viking.

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Coffee Life in Japan

Our guest is Merry White who is the author of Coffee Life in Japan, an absolutely insightful and fascinating book about Japanese coffee as well as unique Japanese culture and society. ...

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Smitten By Japanese Snacks

Our guest is Danny Taing who is the founder of Bokksu.  

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North American Sake Is Here!

Our guest is Andrew Centofante who is the co-owner and head brewer of North American Sake Brewery in Charlottesville, Virgina, which opened in 2018.  It is Virginia’s first and only sake ...