Okinawa Paradise: A laid-back taste of Ryukyu culture

Food & Drink | TOKYO FOOD FILE Aug 18, 2018

Okinawa Paradise: A laid-back taste of Ryukyu culture

The earthly delights are numerous and varied in Kabukicho, Shinjuku's notorious, though now mostly scrubbed-up, red-light district. The pleasures offered at Okinawa Paradise, though, are strictly wholesome. As the name proclaims, the focus at this laid-back, old-school izakaya tavern is on the food and drink ...

Dining out in Tokyo in the age of gastro-tourism

National | Deep Dive Jul 26, 2018

Dining out in Tokyo in the age of gastro-tourism

Tokyo: It's the world's greatest dining city. Twenty years ago this assertion — one I delighted in dropping into conversations whenever possible — would have been met with bemusement if not ridicule, especially among the gourmets of Paris or New York. These days, few ...