Candice Kumai


Cookbook author, food writer, judge on Iron Chef America, total-food-geek & lover of all things beautiful.

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Gooood am from #Japan! My last day with Grammie (Baachan) today. :( Off to #Tokyo.

3 generations Japanese. Between them, I've never been happier. My job, to keep these genes strong.

My Grandma's treat today: Kaiseki Ryori a very special traditional #Japanese meal.#Japan #foodie

This is the beautiful town of Beppu, where my Mom grew up + my Grandma still resides. So peaceful.

These are some of my Grandpa, Jun Kumai's impressionist paintings.. Each is about 5 feel tall 4 wide

So, um my 77 year old Great Auntie just busted out dinner for 4 in 20. FYI for all you lazy asses.

Traveling thru #Hiroshima.One day, ill have the strength to visit the memorial. We remember #History

#Osaka after dark.

I just can't fight it, I'm way too Japanese. #Yebisu beer + tounge yakitori. #truefoodie #Osaka

#takoyaki! You ain't a real foodie if you don't know it.

#Osaka!!!!!!!!!! Doutonbori!!

Yonehana in the market... We couldn't find Hiro? But damn that was good unagi.

Japanese Brekkie with Mom. Unaju + fresh sashimi + oolong + fish soup. Done + done.

Old skool knife sharpening. The #Japanese way.

Yanagi, Fish knife extravaganza. #badass

PS Mum says hi.. She calls you "Magenta" ;)

of course you were! This is quite a foodies dream come true. #ParasideforFoodies

You've been here, I knew it!! So so badass!!

Tsukiji Fish market. I'm drooling + having a food porn moment @ the same time.

Gooood morning #Tokyo!It's 7 am + we're off to the Tsukiji Fish Market!(World's largest fish market)