Chefs and Restaurants

How a Trip to Japan Changed My Life

Kyle Connaughton

When I was a kid growing up in L.A., my dad traveled to Japan for business and came back with these amazing stories about the country. When I was nine, he took me out for sushi for the first time. It was a powerful experience. Sushi was just getting started in the U.S., but immediately I knew that whatever this was, it was what I want to do for my career, for my life. My...