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Papersky #39 India
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Kerala is a Haven for Art, Food and Health

When we think of India, we think of many things, but rarely does the word clean come to mind. However, Southern India is clean, green and healthy both inside and out. We traveled to Kerala known as “Gods Own Country” with our guest... »STORY

Chiori Yamamoto
PHOTOGRAPHY: DARRYL WEE

Chiori Yamamoto: Japanese Soul Food

Gatemo Tabum is the neighborhood joint we all wish we lived a short walk away from. On a recent blustery winter morning, I took my visiting friend from Boston to have lunch there, snuggled in a cozy spot along an outdoor shopping arcade in... »STORY

Shie Kasai
PHOTOGRAPHY: COURTESY OF SHIE KASAI

Shie Kasai: Survival Japanese Cooking

“When I moved to Montreal in 1998, I was surprised to see how many sushi takeouts there were around the Plateau area, most of them run by non-Japanese; it was a bit of culture-shock for me within the same city. Then in 2008 I documented... »STORY

Fumihiko Osawa
PHOTOGRAPHY: CAMERON ALLAN MCKEAN

Fumihiko Osawa: Edible Monuments

The second of a three-part series looking at superstitions surrounding fishing in Yaizu, one of Japan’s most notorious fishing ports. The main street of Yaizu is almost empty. Apart from a few old ladies flirting between shops, there... »STORY

Tomoko Yamane
PHOTOGRAPHY: NAOKO MAEDA

Tomoko Yamane: Bento in Berlin

Tomoko Yamane thoughtfully recalls growing up cooking with her grandmother in Nagoya. Since then, Tomoko has lived with her acquired techniques of cuisine and relocated to Berlin where she has set up her own catering company. Since May of... »STORY

YoYo
PHOTOGRAPHY: JULIAN GATTO

Yoyo: Kitchen Revolution

“I started cooking when I started VEGE Shokudo” – said Yoyo calmly. Since she is involved with the Shiroto no ran, or ‘Amateur Riot’ movement, underneath the surface of her nonchalant confession lie many relevant questions: Why... »STORY

Shinjo Masao
PHOTOGRAPHY: COURTESY OF THE MASAO FAMILY

Shinjo Masao: Brown Rice Milk

Fifty years ago, when Shinjo Masao discovered his son wasn’t eating nor finishing his meals, the islander and his wife, fraught with worry, sought an alternative to nourish their nearly famished child. Out of such concern, Shinjo’s... »STORY

PAPERSKY #25 CALIFORNIA
PHOTOGRAPHY: TAKASHI KUMAGAI

California is the Northern Light of Modern Culture

I was born in Baltimore. At the time my mother was 20 yeas old and a certified Woodstock hippy. We went to California when I was three and eventually moved to the west coast, home to the Beatniks, Hippies and Surfers.   Much of modern... »STORY

PAPERSKY #23 KYOTO
PHOTOGRAPHY: KENTARO SHIBUYA

I ate Kyoto in Autumn, and it was sweet!

Fall in Kyoto is stunning. With the city's trees a tapestry of luxurious oranges, yellows and reds and the ancient temples all standing side by side you can easily feel the pulsing beat of time, past and future. But I'll let you in on a... »STORY

PAPERSKY #22 HAWAII
PHOTOGRAPHY: SACHIE ABIKO

Hawaii’s Aloha Spirit is Organic and Delicious!

Hawaii is simply one of the best places on earth. And obviously the climate, beautiful scenery and the wonderful Aloha spirit all contribute to making Hawaii a paradise on this planet. However, what keeps people coming back to Hawaii is... »STORY

PAPERSKY #17 GREECE
PHOTOGRAPHY: JIRO FUJITA

Crazy and charming Greece A to Z

Tell me, what do you know about Greece? This was the question I kept on asking anybody and everybody prior to my journey. The answer was always the same; there would be silence. Occasionally somebody would mention cats, or ruins, or Haruki... »STORY

PAPERSKY #15 AUSTRALIA
PHOTOGRAPHY: HIROSHI SEO

The Sea Shapes Australian Lifestyles

For issue #15 we went for an ocean drive in Australia, the land down under. We were in search of the sea and how the sea shapes the lifestyles of Australians. We took the coastal highway from Brisbane down to Melbourne and between the... »STORY

PAPERSKY #13 PORTUGAL
PHOTOGRAPHY: KOUSEI ISHIGURO

Sweet, Slow-food Portugal is a Place like Home

I boarded a Lufthansa plane at Narita and was greeted by a Japanese flight attendant who said "arigato" as I showed her my ticket stub. Approximately 20 hours later, after changing planes, I exited the airplane in Portugal and a Portugese... »STORY

PAPERSKY #09 NAPLES
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Naples is Italy’s Living Room City

Spaccanapoli is a popular downtown neighborhood in Naples, famous for its long narrow lanes that crisscross historic residential neighborhoods festooned with drying laundry. While we were shooting there, the owner of a religious art shop... »STORY

PAPERSKY #04 MEXICO
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Mexico Spice! Chile Peppers Heart Up The World

Welcome to the spice issue. We invite you to come along for a journey through the lands of Mexico, India, Thailand and Japan in search of chile peppers in all their many forms. In Mexico we'll introduce you to the wonderful tradition,... »STORY

PAPERSKY #03 NETHERLANDS
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The New Landscapes of The Netherlands

The Netherlands: windmills and tulips, cheese and wooden clogs, and perhaps, to the well-informed, architecture and design. But like any place, beyond the great and easily recognizable monuments to reputation and renown, there is more.... »STORY