Japan: The Cookbook

$34

Japan: The Cookbook includes 400 recipes from one of the world’s most respected food cultures—written and collected by food writer Nancy Singleton Hachisu. At almost 500 pages, the book is expansive and sprawls from first to last course by region. Ultimately, the collection forms a comprehensive guide to the nation’s brilliant culinary history.

Buy

White Japan Flag Socks

$16

These minimal cotton-blend socks are a sophisticated ode to the brand Blue Blue Japan’s homeland. With a red dot knitted into the fabric, these calf-high socks make a subtle but expressive reference to the island nation’s flag.

Buy

Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan

Exploring the famed architect’s work on the occasion of his 150th birthday

As one stands in the lobby of Tokyo’s Imperial Hotel, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, light streams in through the windows. The hotel was completed in 1923—and demolished entirely in 1968, but where we stand is not a time machine. The experience, with original floor below, and glowing geometric columns around, made out of terra cotta and stone, can be found at Meiji–Mura, an open-air …