Noma’s René Redzepi Interviews Legendary Japanese Sushi Chef Jiro Ono

Chef-patron of Copenhagen-based restaurant Noma, René Redzepi, took a moment to meet with legendary Japanese sushi chef Jiro Ono of the Jiro Dreams of Sushi documentary; while overseeing the Noma Mandarin Oriental pop-up in Tokyo. Jiro who has become more prominent since the release of the documentary, has had the pleasure of serving President Barack Obama in his tiny Tokyo restaurant Sukiyabashi Jiro, which boasts full capacity every night in addition to the long waiting list for diners every month.

The short video titled “Jiro Ono and René Redzepi Have a Cup of Tea” show the charming encounter with the 90 year old sushi chef, which took place inside the famed restaurant in Tokyo’s Ginza neighborhood. The conversation includes plenty of wise words from Jiro Ono on chasing your dreams and adopting a hard work ethic from Jiro-san. Hit the play button above to watch the 12 minute long interview.

The Top Myths and Misconceptions about Plant-Based Diets

As more people become interested in plant-based diets, there are still some myths and misconceptions that persist. Here are some of the top myths about plant-based diets and why they aren’t true. They don’t provide enough protein They have been gaining popularity in recent years due to their numerous health benefits and their positive impact … Read more

What Is Espresso And How Is It Different From Regular Coffee?

Espresso and regular coffee

Coffee is a staple beverage in most households worldwide, with many people starting their day with a hot cup of Joe. However, not all coffee is created equal. There are different ways to brew coffee, each with its unique flavor profile and characteristics. One popular brewing method is concentrated coffee called espresso coffee. This type … Read more

Enjoy SushiArt’s Delivery Service This Summer

SushiArt, the sister company of the globally renowned SushiShop, will continue to satisfy sushi cravings throughout the hot summer months with its UAE-wide delivery service. From light Spring Rolls, to fresh Ceviche and nutritious Asian inspired salads, beat the heat and order an array of healthy dishes to savour whether at home or whilst at … Read more

SOLO Welcomes New Gastronomic Delights

Since entering the Dubai culinary scene late 2014, Italian Bistronomia & Vinobar, SOLO has fast become a popular dining destination. A favourite with foodies and epicureans alike, SOLO was the proud recipient of the ‘Best Newcomer’ award at the Time Out Dubai 2015 Restaurant Awards. Head Chef; Corrado Pani, continues to innovate, developing the menu with the … Read more

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015

The best of the best culinary talents on the planet have been announced for this year’s list of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants. The selection is based on the votes submitted by The Diners Club® World’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy, a group of over 1,000 highly influential individuals in the worldwide culinary scene, such as, chefs, restaurateurs, food critics, … Read more

jones the grocer Unveils New Chef’s Specials Menu for Summer

It’s no doubt that time of the season where things get pretty unbearable, climate-wise, and the holy month of Ramadan draws nearer. Australian origin food emporium, jones the grocer has launched a new Chef’s Specials Menu to make the summer season more enjoyable. The newly launched Chef’s Specials Menu is inspired by the Paleo Diet, Middle Eastern Ramadan … Read more