Review excerpt: Unlike many of Tokyo’s craft beer pubs, Rise & Win offers a modest eight taps of its own beers. But it’s the ambitious food menu that makes Rise & Win worth seeking out and then staying the evening.

Review excerpt: Whether you’re there for the coffee, the beer, the food or just a breather on your way through the world’s busiest station, little has changed at Berg.

Review excerpt: Harajuku's World Breakfast Allday’s aim has been to introduce the cuisines and cultures of countries that are less well-known in Japan. It might be Vietnam, South Africa or Israel, perhaps even somewhere in the Balkans.

Review excerpt: The shared Noma DNA at Inua shines through in the complexity and juxtaposition of flavors, the floral garnish and the unorthodox accents of fermentation.

Review excerpt: Kyoto's Assemblages Kakimoto is a small alcove with pastries and an extensive selection of handmade chocolates with flavors such as vanilla, myōga ginger and rosemary.

Review excerpt: For ¥3,000 an hour, you get your own place at BBQPit, the use of a Weber grill and a sturdy awning to keep off the sun.

Review excerpt: Bees Bar by Narisawa — the name is a nod to Narisawa’s logo — is the ideal bar as a place to limber up with aperitifs or close out an extended meal with a few postprandials.

Review excerpt: At its core, By Twotone is a bakery and cafe slotted into a narrow space that has the deliberate emptiness of a gallery.

Review excerpt: Critters Burger is home to the best burgers in Osaka. Tabelog, the restaurant listings website, had Critters in its top 100 burger shacks in Japan for 2017.

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