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Oishinbo: Izakaya--Pub Food, Vol. 7: A la Carte
     

Oishinbo: Izakaya--Pub Food, Vol. 7: A la Carte

by Tetsu Kariya
 

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Izakaya occupy the same vital space in the Japanese culinary landscape as tapas bars in Spain or tavernas in Greece. Unpretentious, frequently boisterous, they're places to meet with friends or business partners to unwind over drinks and small dishes that range from hearty standards to refined innovations. In this volume of

Overview

Izakaya occupy the same vital space in the Japanese culinary landscape as tapas bars in Spain or tavernas in Greece. Unpretentious, frequently boisterous, they're places to meet with friends or business partners to unwind over drinks and small dishes that range from hearty standards to refined innovations. In this volume of Oishinbo, Yamaoka and Kurita investigate classic izakaya foods such as edamame and yakitori, devise new dishes to add to the menu of an old shop, and discover how the concept of "play" is essential to the enjoyment of food.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781421556444
Publisher:
VIZ Media
Publication date:
10/09/2012
Series:
Oishinbo Series , #7
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
764,408
File size:
97 MB
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Meet the Author

Manga writer and essayist extraordinaire Tetsu Kariya graduated from prestigious Tokyo University. Kariya was employed with a major advertising agency before making his debut as a manga writer in 1974 when he teamed up with legendary manga artist Ryoichi Ikegami to create Otoko Gumi (Male Gang). The worlds of food and manga were forever changed in 1983 when Kariya, together with artist Akira Hanasaki, created the immensely popular and critically acclaimed Oishinbo.

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