Christmas lights are a uniquely American tradition. That’s not just because the first electric Christmas lights appeared in America. The tradition embodies a certain American-ness, an ingenuity and hunger for innovation, that’s easily overlooked. America doesn’t just make things. America makes things spectacular.
Rene Redzepi, co-owner and executive chef of Danish restaurant Noma—considered by some the best restaurant in the world—interviews legendary sushi master Jiro Ono over a cup of tea in this utterly interesting video. The conversation is a great lesson about food, life, and how to become a true master.
Considered by some the best restaurant in the world, Noma has moved temporarily from its Copenhagen, Denmark, home to the Tokyo's Mandarin Oriental, in Japan. From January 9 to February 14, they will serve a new menu based on local products, completely different from its original menu. Check it out: