Simon Klose visits computer programmer Yui Kita who’s developed a software that can compose new untried food pairings through a recipe network.
Fun, sophisticated, and outright stupid, Tokyo’s video game-themed cuisine is based on nostalgia fused with pop culture and food.
Simon Klose meets an advertising agency that makes organic vegetables that speak to customers with the voices of their farmers.
One food hacker demonstrates how to change the taste of food by spraying it with perfume.
Simon visits the inventor Hiromi Nakamura, who is researching the concept of “electric taste.” Hiromi has developed a fork and cup that zap your taste buds with electrical currents to make food taste saltier. We wanted to experience the shock ourselves.
Simon visits Kentaro Fukuchi, a professor who wants to fuse cutting-edge technology with the Japanese tradition of eating raw meat. Using an industrial laser, Professor Fukuchi is able to fry just the fat in raw strips of bacon while leaving the rest intact.
A Japanese researcher shows us how to use virtual reality to make a cookie taste like five different things.