Area:Ginza

Information about things to do in Japan, restaurants, films, destinations and more.

Review excerpt: At midday, Akomeya Chubo functions as a lunch counter serving set meals; in the afternoon, it becomes a quiet oasis for relaxing over tea and confections; and when the day gets dark, it transforms again into a comfortable dinner spot where you ...

Review excerpt: Argile is perfect for long, leisurely lunches. There are two options for diners to splurge on: five courses (¥7,000) or three (¥5,000, with no meat dish or pre-dessert).

Review excerpt: You won’t find many avant-garde accents on the menu here (for these, you need to book yourself into Marx’s fine-dining restaurant next door). At Bistro Marx the focus is firmly on the satisfying staples of French everyday cooking — but executed with ...

Ohata’s noodles are every bit as refined as the setting — so elegant that he calls them “soba,” which is short for chūka soba (“Chinese noodles”), rather than mere ramen. Both his shio (salt) and shoyu soba are light and refreshing, perfectly suited to ...

Like Fujiwara, the Cafe de Rope name has been around for decades, and here it has come up with a retro take on an old favorite: toast. Thick cuts of standard-issue white bread are topped with a pat of Hokkaido butter, in classic kissaten ...

Review excerpt: Those who know the territory will probably flip straight to the a la carte section of the menu to pick out their favorites, starting with the grilled packages of onion stuffed with pork and wrapped in crisp, savory vine leaves, or the ...

Notice: Event and location information is subject to change.