Archive for Akiko Yabuki

Ishi: Food for Thought

“If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him… the people who give you their food give you their heart.”  Cesar Chavez

M and I were excited to host a visiting writer for dinner a couple of weeks ago. Ishi was born in Kanagawa, Japan where our friend Akiko Yabuki met him on a beach 4 years ago. Since then Ishi and Akiko have traveled extensively. We met Ishi three years ago in Saigon. Two years ago they moved to Toronto, and early this year they positioned themselves near the center of the hipster universe in Park Slope, Brooklyn. read more