Review excerpt: At Tokyo's Sio, owner-chef Shusaku Toba is integrating strands into a cuisine that blends French and Italian with plenty of Japanese and other influences.
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Review excerpt: Whether you order a la carte or choose one of the set menus at Yuu, you'll be treated to traditional washoku cuisine in a modest and modern restaurant.
Review excerpt: The mission statement at OnJapan Cafe&, this spacious, easy-going diner/cafe/event space, is to spread the word about traditional Japanese food culture.
Review excerpt: The fiery flavors launch a full-on assault on your palate at Somtum Der, no matter how much the chilies are toned down. It’s not a recipe for faint hearts or sensitive palates.
Review excerpt: Calms it only offers one dish: datshi, the fiery, cheesy stew that is considered Bhutan’s national dish.
Review excerpt: 365 Nichi is an excellent little bakery that has been operating day in, day out, even at new year, ever since it opened in 2013.
Review excerpt: For the locals, Path is a breakfast pit stop, a place to gear up for the day with good coffee and even better pastries. At night Path really comes into its own, transforming into a proper sit-down, spend-the-evening restaurant.
Review excerpt: The highlights at Matsushima include tofu with Shanghai crab tomalley and enoki mushrooms; hefty cuts of pork smothered in a gleaming sauce of tart black vinegar; and, as the crescendo of the meal, a fiery Sichuan-style oyster hot pot that is wonderfully warming.
Review excerpt: Just a short stroll from Shimokitazawa Station, away from the bars and the student hangouts, Guerrero is a no-frills place with simple decor, basic furniture and a great soundtrack that runs the gamut from indie to Afrobeat.
Reivew excerpt: Chef Susumu Shimizu slowly, patiently rests the meat for hours over a low heat, adjusting the position and temperature with the expertise of a true master. The results at Restaurant Anis are spectacular: tender but still rare, with all the flavor and ...
Review excerpt: Chef Koichi Hashimoto's creative cooking is like an interactive performance, in a setting that is always easygoing and relaxed. He offers only one tasting menu — a sophisticated multicourse meal that unfolds for up to three hours — and there is only ...
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