In Long Island City NY, sits an Art Gallery simply called Resobox that brings the culture of Japan to New York. The name comes from two words, Resonate and Box. The meaning itself describes a space where many artists can join forces in discussion and to create new arts. As quoted from Resobox's website,
The space within this Box Resonates, shaking up everything inside.
We love sharing articles on individuals traveling to Japan and exploring the country, especially if it involves food. This piece we are sharing today is from a website called Chocolate and Zucchini which is run by Clotilde, a French food writer. In 2010 she traveled to Japan and spent time in Tokyo as well as Osaka. Here are some of the food highlights.
On the Izu Peninsula in Central Japan, lies mount Amagi which is mistaken for a mountain but in fact is a series of volcanoes. The highest mountain peak in the range is named Bansaburodake is 1400 m high. The area receives humid winds from the Pacific Ocean and a high amount of rain (3000mm a year) creating a rich and spectacular landscape.