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Oishinbo: Sake

Author: Tetsu Kariya

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 1421521407

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 272

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R to L (Japanese Style) As part of the celebrations for its 100th anniversary, the publishers of the Tozai News have decided to commission the creation of the 'Ultimate Menu," a model meal embodying the pinnacle of Japanese cuisine. This all-important task has been entrusted to journalist Shiro Yamaoka, an inveterate cynic who possesses no initiative, but does have an incredibly refined palate and an encyclopedic knowledge of food.Each volume of Oishinbo follows Yamaoka and his colleagues through another adventure on their quest for the Ultimate Menu. Now, the best stories from the hundred-plus volume series have been selected and compiled into A la Carte editions, arranged by subject. In this volume, the focus shifts from food to drink--specifically, to sake. For centuries different types of sake have played the same roles in Japan as wine and beer have in the West, from inexpensive everyday drink to refined single-batch rarities. Above all, sake has been enjoyed as an accompaniment to a meal, and after a revelatory moment at a local pub, Yamaoka decides that drink pairings must be an integral part of the Ultimate Menu. So which foods go best with which drinks? Sit down, pour yourself a glass, and read on!
Oishinbo: Sake
Language: un
Pages: 272
Authors: Tetsu Kariya
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-03-10 - Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

R to L (Japanese Style) As part of the celebrations for its 100th anniversary, the publishers of the Tozai News have decided to commission the creation of the 'Ultimate Menu," a model meal embodying the pinnacle of Japanese cuisine. This all-important task has been entrusted to journalist Shiro Yamaoka, an
Oishinbo: Sake, Vol. 2
Language: un
Pages: 272
Authors: Tetsu Kariya
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-05 - Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

In this volume, the focus shifts from food to drink: specifically, to sake. For centuries different types of sake have played the same roles in Japan as wine and beer have in the West, from inexpensive everyday drink to refined single-batch rarities. Above all, sake has been enjoyed as an
Graphic Novels: A Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More, 2nd Edition
Language: en
Pages: 719
Authors: Michael Pawuk, David S. Serchay
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-30 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Covering genres from action/adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast and expanding terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles as well as providing information that will help librarians to build and balance their graphic novel collections and direct patrons to read-alikes. •
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Language: en
Pages: 304
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Categories: Social Science
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