Eating in Japan

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The hottest Sushi restaurant among foodies, finally opens!

In June 2016, this Sushi restaurant with much attention in the Tokyo gourmet scene has finally opened. Surprisingly reservations for this year are …

The flexibility of ‘osechi ryori,’ Japan’s traditional New Year’s food

During the New Year’s holidays, many Japanese eat osechi ryōri, a collection of traditional foods developed during the Heian Period (794-1185). It …

Argile: A gourmet sanctuary above the streets of Ginza

Is there any Tokyo neighborhood more focused on dining than Ginza? Its nine compact blocks house the greatest concentration of high-end restaurants …

Esquisse Cinq: A new stage for dessert maestro Kazutoshi Narita

Kazutoshi Narita makes gorgeous desserts. They are lyrical flights of fancy, adorned with colorful swooshes and sprinkles, crisp shards, fragile …

Tokyo | Furuta フルタ

To be honest, i never expected too much on Chinese food anywhere even in Tokyo, and like many people do, my foodie trips to Japan are mostly pack of …

Food

Pot-Bouille's recipe for success: just keep it simple

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Parisian <i>banlieu decor;</i> no-frills wooden tables in cozy proximity; Pernod and Lillet bottles on the shelf …

Ishibashi Sukiyaki

9 | 3.5 | 2.5 | 2<p><b>Thumbs up</b><p><b>Thumbs down</b><p><b>Recommended dish(es)</b><p><b>TL;DR – The one Michelin-starred Ishibashi is undoubtedly the best Sukiyaki in the world.</b> …

Food

Hoshino / Yasuhito Nakae

‘Hoshino’ in Uchisaiwaicho, Nishi-Shinbashi,<p>the Japanese restaurant of Hoshino-san, who came from ‘Kyoaji’.<p>Featuring a number of dishes from the …

Gorio Tokyo Steak

November 18, 2015<p>There is no doubt that Gorio is a quality steak house with premium Sanda beef. The only issue is the atmosphere is so old it felt …

Japan

[Part 1] Matasaburo (又三郎), Nagai. “I want that in my mouth”, I said to my girlfriend as I pointed at Matasaburo’s roast beef sandwich on the cover of Meets Regional food magazine in a busy book store...

<i>[Part 1] Matasaburo (又三郎), Nagai</i>. <i>“I want that in my mouth”</i>, I said to my girlfriend as I pointed at Matasaburo’s roast beef sandwich on the cover of</i> …

[Part 2] Matasaburo (又三郎), Nagai. If you thought Matasaburo only dishes out freaking awesome rare roast beef sandwiches, you were wrong. Check this killer steak out man! Cooked slowly over red hot...

<i>[Part 2] Matasaburo (又三郎), Nagai</i>. If you thought Matasaburo only dishes out freaking awesome rare roast beef sandwiches, you were wrong. Check this …

The hottest kappo restaurant of 2016, Ginza Shinohara

Japanese Restaurant Shinohara, a “mysterious” presence to many foodies for a long time despite being one of the best restaurants that always ranks in …

Inside Japan’s Most Insanely Expensive Fruit Parlor

Tokyo’s Sembikiya looks like a jewelry shop. Harry & David need to step up their game.<p>This is a luxury fruit parlor in Tokyo.<p>It is the flagship store of the Sembikiya fruit emporium. Run by the same Samurai-descendant family since 1834, Sembikiya began as a discount fruit store. But the wife of the …

Japan

16 Top-Notch, High-Quality Fruit Parlors in Tokyo

This post is also available in: Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified)<p>1. Sembikiya Nihonbashi Flagship store (千疋屋日本橋本店)<p>Sembikiya was established …

Ohka The Best Days: Craft beer and ‘gyoza’ keep Nakameguro’s old spirit alive

It’s getting hard to remember the days when “Nakame” — the local nickname for Naka-Meguro — was funky and alternative, before the river got cleaned …

Craft Brewing

Nakameguro Koukashita: Eating under the train tracks has never been this classy

The wraps came off one of Tokyo’s latest renovation projects in October, unveiling a host of sparkling new shops and restaurants. But Nakameguro …

The Kyoto neighborhood where dessert is the main course

Kitayama is five stops on the subway from downtown Kyoto, but it might as well be a million miles away for the tourists who trudge around the city in …

Chicken Sashimi & An Unexpected Final Night in Tokyo, Toriki Yakitori

Life is a funny thing. I had a recommendation for a yakitori place in Tokyo. It was called Toriki. Being the very last night of our trip to Tokyo it …

Japan

How One Dish Has Kept This Japanese Restaurant Around for 250 Years | Eat. Stay. Love.

Narikura: Takadanobaba

Charcoal-grilled pork on skewers, udon noodles in curry-flavored soup, octopus dumplings, deep-fried beef cutlet -- there's a whole world of exciting …

Nagoya: Home to Japan's most unique cuisine?

(CNN)Japan's Aichi prefecture has long been known for its automotive industry, anchored by homegrown car manufacturer Toyota.<p>Yet in recent years, the region has become just as celebrated for the food originating from Aichi's capital city, Nagoya.<p>Fittingly, part of the charm of the metropolis' …

Japan

We talked to Japan's first Master of Wagyu about massaging cows while they listen to Beethoven

Hisato Hamada tells us all about how the finest Kobe beef comes to pasture…<p><b>Authentic, traditional wagyu beef is only a recent addition to the plates</b> …

Yanagiya (柳家), Gifu

Yanagiya, located in the mountains of Mizunami, has been the #1 restaurant for years on Tabelog (its ranking still shifts around among the top 3 …

Restaurants

35 Steps Bistro Shibuya

Of the thousands of izakayas in Tokyo, 35 Steps Bistro stands out with its unusual name, coined after the 35 steps one has to take down to the …

Bistros

Celaravird: Edible works of art from an adventurous chef

Dinner at Celaravird runs to a strict schedule. At 6:30 p.m., guests start to converge on the restaurant. Some climb out of taxis; others make the …

Shibuya Kotaro 高太郎

Kotaro is named after the owner and chef who prepares all of the food in an open kitchen behind a large wooden counter. I was introduced to Kotaro by …

Japan

Sadness prefaces the closing of the world's biggest fish market, Tokyo's Tsukiji

The world’s biggest fish market is Tsukiji Shijo in Tokyo, and it never stops moving.<p>All night long, refrigerated trucks deliver fresh fish from across Japan and frozen seafood caught around the world. At dawn, Tsukiji’s tuna wholesalers huddle in a chilly room and inspect what’s been hauled …

Japan

The 38 Essential Tokyo Restaurants - Eater

Until you touch down in Tokyo, it is impossible to grasp the sheer size and density of the city — or the depth of its food culture. It is one of the largest conurbations on the planet, with well over 100,000 restaurants to feed its huge, hungry population. And there is so much more to eat than just …

Food

The best restaurants in Tokyo and Kyoto – chosen by Japan’s top chefs

These Japanese chefs work at some of the most exciting restaurants in the country – including two listed in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015 – but where do they go to eat and drink when they’re off duty? They take us to their favourite local counter restaurants and noodle bars in Tokyo and Kyoto • …