Leading Tokyo restaurants rise in global top-50 ranking

Jun 2, 2015

Leading Tokyo restaurants rise in global top-50 ranking

Japan-based restaurants rose in the ranks of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, which was announced Monday evening in London. Restaurant Narisawa, overseen by chef Yoshihiro Narisawa in Tokyo’s Minami-Aoyama district, placed eighth on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, up from last year’s ...

The gourmet date: Was it love at first bite?

Feb 13, 2015

The gourmet date: Was it love at first bite?

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Want to impress on a first date? Try the following: dress to the nines, bring a gift — and get a table at the world’s best restaurant halfway around the world. That’s just what San Francisco’s Stephanie Robesky did last month when she pulled ...

First taste of Noma in Tokyo

Jan 9, 2015

First taste of Noma in Tokyo

Top chef Rene Redzepi and the staff of his Copenhagen restaurant, Noma, which has been named “world’s best” for the four of the past five years, are serving their groundbreaking fare in Tokyo until Feb. 14. Here are a few glimpes from the creators ...

A rare, short breed returns

| May 18, 2008

A rare, short breed returns

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Not even the sonorous voices of 20 young children singing “I am a Noma Horse,” was enough to put Erika, who really is a Noma horse, at ease. Maybe she didn’t like being lied to. Or maybe this pretty little horse — a rare ...