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[Tokyo] 深町 Tempura Fukamachi

<b>天ぷら 深町 Tempura Fukamachi</b> (1 Michelin star)<p><b>Add</b>: B1/F, Ginza Seiwa Silver Building, 8-2-10 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 東京都 中央区 銀座8-2-10 銀座誠和シルバービル B1/F <b><br>Tel</b>: …

Tokyo

Masa's Kitchen 47 defies stereotypes with bold take on Chinese cuisine

Gleaming white tableware, understated decor and not a single dragon or red lantern in sight: Masa’s Kitchen 47 boldly defies the stereotype for …

Restaurants

Le Parc: An Unlikely Name For The Best Dim Sum in Tokyo

<b><br>If Superman’s weakness is kryptonite, my weakness is Hong Kong dim sum.</b> Chinese restaurants abound in Tokyo, but authentic Cantonese cuisine is …

Hong Kong

Torisuki: Ginza

Pheasant, mallard duck, Kyoto duck and guinea fowl are some of the tasty game birds featured at this first-rate yakitoriya, along with heritage-breed …

Okinawa Food Guide - 11 Restaurants & Cafes You Must Dine At

Okinawa is home to an enclave of good restaurants and cafes.<p>While Japanese food is widely popular, Okinawan cuisine is slightly under the radar, and …

Restaurants

Eating the World's Most Expensive Kobe Beef at Tokyo's Wagyumafia - Condé Nast Traveler

For $2,500, you could score a deal on a round-trip business class ticket to Europe...or eat 12 ounces of beef.<p>Who is slicing the world’s best Kobe beef? A 12-ounce portion of chateaubriand will set you back $2,500 at Wagyumafia, a restaurant in Tokyo's Akasaka neighborhood devoted to the spendy, …

Tokyo

Yokota, Azabu Juban よこ田麻布十番

Tempura is a truly ubiquitous Japanese dish, running the gamut from awful, cold and greasy to simply sublime. This post is about tempura of the …

ici: sophisticated French cuisine at bistro prices

The backstreets of Ebisu do not lack for great French cuisine. So how can a tiny new restaurant put itself on the map in such a popular dining …

Chatei Hatou: A pilgrimage site for traditional coffee

When Starbucks arrived in Japan in 1996, it should have spelled trouble for Doutor, the dowdy coffee chain that had dominated the market since the …

Asai Togei: Traditional ‘kaiseki’ with an Okinawan twist

Kousei Togei, chef and owner of Asai Togei, comes from Yonaguni Island, one of Japan’s most far-flung outposts. On a clear day, the mountainous coast …

Craftale: A young, talented chef takes flight among Nakameguro’s cherry trees

There’s a new generation of chefs emerging in Tokyo. They’re young, innovative, up-to-the-minute and self-assured, and they’re starting to make …

Restaurants

Tokyo: Yoroniku

Grab a cuppa and possibly something to eat. This is going to be a long blog post and you will be hungry by the end of it. Also, if you’re vegetarian …

Foodies

Tokyo Cuisine Guide SUTAMINAEN (Shikahama)

Tokyo Cuisine Guide TORIYASU (Higashi-Nihonbashi)

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 …

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> …

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 …

lyon/canberra: [Part 1] Matasaburo (又三郎), Nagai. “I want that in...

<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> …

lyon/canberra: [Part 2] Matasaburo (又三郎), Nagai. If you thought...

<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 …

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