Indigenous artists spend a lifetime learning their skills. Far more than an art form, the work is a visible representation of cultural survival.
When Menya Itto launched in March, only 30 bowls of ramen were offered the first day. They sold out fast.
Always and forever.
From our Summer issue, a list of delightful treasures to keep things sunny.
Ain’t no mountain high enough.
Deep in the Chihuahuan desert, art that could exist nowhere else.
“Nothing makes me happier than when the trees and vines are fruiting, the barges are meandering down the foliage-fringed Yonne, and the sun warms the grey-white buildings.”
“It is not a house anyone would contemplate designing, or indeed be allowed to build, in the 21st century.”
With a seasonal menu relying on ingredients shipped in by boat or helicopter, adaptation is key to Smith’s success.