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Bespoque is a tiny but miraculous “gastropub” on a quiet street outside Higashi-Nakano Station. Chef Nonoshita makes everything in-house, from the sausages and smoked fish to the ketchup. Her cooking is undeniably British, with flavors recalling multicultural influences as well as traditional staples. An ...

Take a burger patty and place it between two "buns" made out of ramen noodles. And voila -- a double hit of everyone's favorite fast foods. What does it taste like? Exactly the way it sounds -- and it works a treat.

The Baby King Kitchen signature okosama lunch (¥1,100) comes with a dome of ketchup-flavored chicken rice topped with the requisite flag, a small hamburger steak on a bed of spaghetti, a smiley-face potato, fried prawn and sausage cut to resemble an octopus. The flavors ...

The mole pipian is made with pumpkin seeds and tomatillos, and mole almendrado has a base of almonds. But most impressive of the lot is the classic mole negro that he pours over his pan-fried chicken. Black and glistening, the dominant flavor is dark ...

Ivan Ramen Plus is not just a bigger, brighter, sleeker version of his first restaurant, the humble one-counter shop he opened five years ago in Roka-Koen, a sleepy station on the Keio Line west from Shinjuku. Orkin sees this venture as an outlet for ...

Much more than the bar snacks implied in its name, Grill Bar turns out an extensive range of food good enough to match any bistro in town. There are four chefs (versus just one sommelier and one waiter) and it's clear they're not a ...

"Eat ramen here." It's the kind of illuminated sign you might expect to see outside a restaurant in central London or New York. To find it over the door of a one-counter noodle joint on an old-fashioned shopping arcade in the western suburbs of ...

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 ...

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