Dinner at Ryokan FujiotoJuly 19 in Japan
Dinner was fantastic - 9 different local dishes introduced by our sweet Japanese server with a lot of smiling, bowing and some follow-up questions from us.
When we were planning this trip, I was a bit worried Alex would have trouble at meals like this. But as we have seen him do on other trips, he gets into the spirit of things and stretches himself instinctively. Tonight he ate pretty much everything, with the exception of mushrooms and the wasp larvae. Hard to blame him for that.
The meal was very much about local food, which was very cool, but it was also very inventive and beautiful. This was a really special meal.Read more