Reivew excerpt: Ibrew’s craft beer pub has only been open there for a year, but its no-frills, low-budget approach makes it a perfect fit for commuters.

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: At lunch, Toridoki morphs from its role as neighborhood izakaya tavern to offer hearty, good-value set meals. It also serves a parallel menu of udon noodles made in the chunky Sanuki style.

Review excerpt: Oxymoron Komachi manages to hit an addictive middle ground between classic Japanese roux-based curry rice and the spicier, often overly ghee-rich styles from South Asia.

Review excerpt: The menu at Okinawa Paradise is neither extensive nor sophisticated. As at most Okinawa restaurants, the “simple is best” approach rules.

Review excerpt: The fare at Kawahara is kaiseki, the traditional multi-course meal, but it is different: For every course over this long lunch, Kawahara does something that’s either thrilling, or mad.

Review excerpt: The titular chef and owner of Karatsu in Kyoto has devoted his life to preparing and serving kaiseki.

Review excerpt: Ayu Ramen stands out in one crucial respect. Every bowl here comes topped with a portion of its namesake fish, ayu.

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