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Review excerpt: Craft Beer Market Koenji feels less like a pub than a lounge that also serves great beer. The first thing you see on arrival is not the impressive array of taps — set into a wall of brilliant white tiles at the ...

From the start, the emphasis was on roasting beans as much as serving lattes, and Amp has steadily sloughed off its cafe trappings ever since. The small tables that used to sit next to the entrance have long gone, and last month an extensive ...

What you'll find at artisan baker Chrisophe Vasseur’s first French pastry cafe in Japan: buttery, crumbly croissants that virtually disintegrate as you start aiming for your mouth; giant whirls filled with pistachio paste and chocolate chips, egg tartlets and pastries with fresh mango ... ...

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 ...

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