Perfect pitstop

Some countries cater so well for skiers that eating out is part of the experience. France is not really one of them. Austria, too, is in most smaller resorts, quite basic. One can only have that much spätzle, and kraut with sausage is not to everyone’s taste. The general rule is, the more expensive the ski resort, the better the restaurants. The ski huts and restaurants of the Dolomites are European food champions. Yet nothing, really nothing, beats Japan. In more than 15 years I’ve had culinary experiences that will stay
with me forever. I still remember the 26-course fugu puffer fish meal in a luxury Buddhist monastery in Kyoto; the seafood stalls in the fish market of Minatomachi harbour; and the bowl of swimming baby eels… Continue Reading