Trader Vic's (Hotel New Otani Tokyo)

Trader Vic’s on the fourth floor of the Hotel New Otani Tokyo Garden Tower promises to satisfy diners’ cravings for its U.S. prime beef T-bone steak, one of the most popular dishes on the menu. The gorgeous 800-gram steak, marinated in soy sauce and ginger, ...

Karin (ANA InterContinetal Tokyo)

Tasting Karin’s renowned cold Chinese noodles is the ideal way to beat the summer heat at ANA InterContinental Tokyo’s premier Cantonese 
restaurant. Served through Aug. 31 these delicious cold soba noodles are available for ¥2,400 (tax excluded) and are a limited summer item loved by ...

Akasaka Kikunoi

A pair of ornamental cherry trees stand like attendants by a sturdy wooden gateway. A narrow flagstone path lined with bamboo and maples curves out of sight in the mid-distance. At one end you are on a nondescript backstreet in Akasaka; at the other ...

Takazawa Bar

Great news: Chef Yoshiaki Takazawa has opened a bar. This is fantastic for all those who know the beautiful bijou, high-end restaurant in Akasaka that bears his name. Revered by visiting gourmets, it is one of the hardest tables in town to book. Now, ...

Kagura

Akasaka's restaurants are an eclectic mix. Cheek-by-jowl with the raucous pubs, ramen counters and Korean kimchee kitchens, you find inscrutable anonymous facades, many of them exclusive ryōtei (traditional restaurants) reserved for politicians and captains of industry. Kagura does not operate at that rarefied level. But ...

Lizarran

Sometimes you just want a snack, a light bite, a nibble with a glass of something red or white. Nowhere has that figured out better than Spain, with its tapas culture. And nobody in Spain does it with more elan than the Basques, with ...

Toyoken

Curry-rice, menchi-katsu cutlet, kani (crab) cream croquette, and kaki (oyster) fry... Dinner at Toyoken reads like a roll call of retro comfort food from a long-passed era — but with one big difference. This is not the bill of fare at an old-school company canteen ...

Nakamura Shokudo

If you're after sushi, tempura or yakitori, you head for a specialist restaurant. The same goes for eel, tonkatsu pork or wagyū beef. But what if you'd rather mix it up at dinnertime with a more eclectic selection of foods? No problem. Just head ...

Kobe Beef Kaiseki 511

The restaurant Kobe Beef Kaiseki 511 is in an intimate area of Akasaka, one of the major business districts in Tokyo. As customers walk down the stairs to the basement, they are welcomed by the soothing sound of flowing water. With a goal to showcase ...