Area:Central Tokyo

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Volo Cosi is not a spur-of-the-moment, drop-in kind of place. You need a reservation (at a minimum one week ahead; at this time of year, a month or more). There is only one sitting, so you never have the sense of being hurried.

She cooks classic nihon ryori -- not as elaborate as kaiseki but with far more sophistication than even the best home cooking. She's not a fundamentalist, though: Your meal is likely to be embellished with touches of originality from way beyond the traditional bounds ...

It is with the fourth course that you find yourself in the middle of the Mongolian heartland -- in culinary terms, that is. Changsanmaha is, apparently, the be-all and end-all of the local cuisine, served in every ger in the Gobi and beyond. It ...

Not only does Obana specialize in tennen unagi (eels caught from the wild, not reared in fish farms), they are all kept alive until the moment your order comes in. Only then are they nailed down, slit open, skewered, broiled, steamed then broiled again. ...

You can order the chicken in quarter or half sizes (to eat in or to go), with a side of french fries, onion rings, rice or corn. The other exciting thing on the menu is the Maui Wowie, a hot sandwich of shredded chicken ...

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