Train Culture
Train Culture: Subway Sushi

Train Culture: Subway Sushi

JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI is the story of 85 year-old Jiro Ono, considered by many to be the world’s greatest sushi chef. He is the proprietor of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a 10-seat, sushi-only restaurant inauspiciously located in a Tokyo subway station. Despite its humble appearances, it is the first restaurant of its kind to be awarded...
Train Culture: Starting Young

Train Culture: Starting Young

I had always intended to revisit the idea initially captured in the Train Culture post from January. A little over a month ago the post kicked up a spike of momentum in social media networks and was featured on the WordPress.com homepage. The avalanche of thoughtful comments, not to mention making several new friends and...
Train Culture

Train Culture

For some reason, I became enamored with train travel at a very early age. One of my earliest memories is of riding the Strasburg Railroad, an antique steam engine train in southeastern Pennsylvania, with my grandparents. I returned to daycare after my first trip to Washington, DC, recounting only the experience of riding the metro,...