Bistro Aligot: French pie and mash at its best

| Feb 18, 2014

Bistro Aligot: French pie and mash at its best

Aligot: a traditional dish from central-south France, made from mashed potatoes blended with melted cheese, butter, cream and garlic. Aligot: one of Tokyo’s tastiest, most unusual and atmospheric little bistros. Set among the carousing backstreets of Kanda-Jimbocho, Aligot breaks the mold in more ways ...

Shonzui: Aging like a fine wine bar

| Dec 31, 2013

Shonzui: Aging like a fine wine bar

New is good; but sometimes a favorite old place is even better, especially when it comes to relaxing over a nice bottle. Shonzui is one of Tokyo’s oldest specialist wine bar/diners, and it’s still one of the best. While the rest of Roppongi has ...

Favorite finds from 2013's Food File

| Dec 26, 2013

Favorite finds from 2013's Food File

As 2013 draws to a well-replete coda, there’s just enough time to stop, pause and ponder the culinary highlights of the past 12 months. Tokyo has never been better for eating out, and this year has brought a further glut of excellent restaurants at ...