Once-in-a-Lifetime : Ichi-go ichi-e (一期一会, literally “one time, one meeting”) is often linked with famed tea master Sen no Rikyu. The term is often brushed onto scrolls which are hung in the tea room. Ichi-go ichi-e reminds participants that each tea meeting is unique.
Ichigo ichie literally translates as “one opportunity, one encounter”. Did you know that traditionally women are not trained to be sushi chefs? Tokyo's only all-female sushi restaurant is challenging this.