Kokoromai serves eight varieties of plain white rice, each identified by the prefecture of its origin and even the name of the farmer who grew it. In addition, they also prepare genmai (very lightly polished brown rice) and zakkoku, mixed with grains such as millet and barley.
Go with the grain at Kokoromai
Name (J) 米料理 心米
Dinner price range
¥5,000 or more
Japan's staple grain has never tasted so good.
The roar of traffic outside.
Drinks Beer from ¥780; sake from ¥1,000/glass; shochu from ¥800/shot; wine from ¥700/glass, ¥3,100/bottle; umeshu ¥500.
Number of seats 18
BGM None at all
Smoking No smoking
2F, 6-18-7 Shirokane, Minato-ku, Tokyo
6 p.m.-2 a.m. (last order 12:30 a.m.)
Transport From Shirokanedai Station (Exit 1), walk down Gaien-Nishi-dori to the very bottom. Kokoromai is on the second floor of the building on the right, just before you reach the expressway underpass.