On this episode of The Feed, its all about Japan. Steve Dolinsky shares some of his tastes and impressions from this fascinating country. Chefs Rick Bayless and Takashi Yagihashi make some delicious sweet potato dishes in 15 minutes or less. Then Steve talks Ginjo, Daiginjo and Nigori sake with Monica Samuels, National Sake Sales Manager for Vine Connections.
Also in this episode: Rick and Steve travel around North America and check in with Lee Man (Vancouver Magazine), Jonathan Kauffman (San Francisco Editor of the Tasting Table) and in New York, Dana Cowin (Editor-in-Chief at Food & Wine Magazine), as each writer talks about their favorite haunts for sushi, izakaya and ramen. Plus Chicago Blackhawks announcer Gene Honda tests his “Indie Food Cred” in our quiz. And in our Final Bite: Rick and Steve visit a tiny ramen joint located in a food court at the sprawling Mitsuwa Marketplace in Arlington Heights, IL.