Interviewer: We wanted to talk about birthday cakes. Do you have any current or former birthday cakes that you'd like to share? What’s your favorite cake that resonates with you? Chef Misuzu: I love creating strawberry shortcakes, including the making process and the taste. I love

It's already August—what a relief that cooler weather is another month closer! I am personally most excited for the next season’s ingredients, which include luscious Fuji apples and sweet, comforting kabocha (Japanese pumpkin).  While our summer seasonals tend to be more vibrant and refreshing to