Area:West Tokyo

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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 ...

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