Korean treats that predate the Wave

| Sep 19, 2013

Korean treats that predate the Wave

by Rebecca Milner

Forget Shin-Okubo’s Koreatown. When I asked Korean friends and acquaintances where to go to find authentic Korean food in Tokyo, several pointed me in the opposite direction, to Akasaka. Specifically, I was told to try the soup at Akasaka Ichiryu Bekkan (2-13-17 Akasaka, Minato-ku, ...

A delicious Caribbean vacation for your taste buds

| Jul 18, 2013

A delicious Caribbean vacation for your taste buds

by Rebecca Milner

“There are no palm trees. It looks like a typical Caribbean restaurant. Like home, not the beach,” says Petra Laptiste, a Canadian of Caribbean descent, describing her favorite Caribbean restaurant in Tokyo, JamRock (1-21-15 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo; 03-3478-2364; www.jamrockcafeonline.com). JamRock doesn’t peddle hackneyed images ...