Luca Fantin: Italian creativity blooms in the heart of Ginza

Oct 7, 2016

Luca Fantin: Italian creativity blooms in the heart of Ginza

Chef Luca Fantin’s cooking is far from most people’s idea of typical Italian fare. The softly spoken 37-year-old native of Treviso serves elaborate multicourse tasting menus that are as creative, contemporary and cutting edge as anywhere else in Tokyo. This has won him plaudits, ...

Falo: An Italian take on the 'izakaya'

| Sep 2, 2016

Falo: An Italian take on the 'izakaya'

Arriving at Falo, prepare for a few surprises of the most pleasant kind. The first is that this sleek-looking new Italian restaurant, which opened in May in Daikanyama, feels and functions like a traditional izakaya tavern. For a start, there are no tables. Instead, ...