ANA’s deep and profound understanding of Japan puts it in a unique position to bring new and inspiring stories about Japan to an international audience.
In partnership with CNN's Great Big Story, ANA will publish a new six part series including a TV special that will air on CNN, focused on Japanese food culture. The series is called Ichigo Ichie.
Story 3 [ Released ]
A Spirited Journey to Kyoto’s Most Isolated Restaurant
Fuyoh Kobayashi is a master calligrapher and owner of the famed Shoraian restaurant in Japan.
Located in Arashiyama, Kyoto, Shoraian is perched on the edge of a mountain overlooking the Oi River and can only be reached by foot. To call Shoraian simply a restaurant sells it short.
Visitors come as much for the celebrated food as they do for the sense of peace that this spiritual, otherworldly setting offers.