japanese food

The chef Niki Nakayama, and her wife and collaborator, Carole Iida, are two of a small number of female chefs in a high-end Japanese culinary landscape that is virtually dominated by men. Nakayama’s restaurant has become a highly coveted reservation in L.A, with tables booked out three months in advance.

Read the full story on how this Japanese-American chef launched the most prominent kaiseki restaurant in the U.S.