Category Archives: Japan

The Man Who Wrote the Book on Latte Art

I met coffee ambassador Hiroshi Sawada last fall in Shibuya last fall. Hiroshi introduced latte art to people around the world with his book “Free Pour Latte Art Handbook.” I’d gone to Japan to photograph cafés including his own—Streamer Coffee—which he let me shoot without hesitation. (This kind of reception is unusual in Japan, where […]

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Time for a Coffee Break

I’m breaking out of context for a moment here to consider something very important to me: Japan.  All my relatives live there. Fortunately they are okay, but many of their neighbors—now homeless, orphaned, robbed of loved ones and all possessions—are in desperate need of help.  While the worst of it appears to have passed, the […]

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