Kenichi Tatsuno

For Kenichi Tatsuno's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

National Jun 2, 2001

Expat's plain Japan fare finds favor in Big Apple

In a land fabled — albeit with a touch of hyperbole — as the mecca of restaurants, Shuho Yagi has found a cozy new niche. After arriving as a penniless immigrant from Japan three decades ago, Yagi has opened 11 Japanese restaurants in Manhattan that ...

National Nov 4, 2000

Manhattan's trendy turning on to sake bars

New York City, home to a myriad variety of ethnic food and drink, is witnessing a quiet boom in sake bars, where the taste of the rice brew seems to blend with the deepening colors of fall. The sight of vintage sake being poured from ...