Review excerpt: Takumi Shiraishi owns three lively craft beer pubs across Kyoto, including Beer Pub Takumiya, where he encourages customers to commune over a good pint and plates of locally grown food.
Review excerpt: Although Tokyo has one of the best restaurant scenes in the world, sometimes you’d rather eschew the high-end and complex for simple, nourishing dishes, the kind you’ll find at Tiny Peace Kitchen.
Review excerpt: Osaka's Chao serves some of the most innovative chicken and beef doner kebabs, and there are other delightful items on the menu.
Review excerpt: Chef Akihiro Seto makes the most fragrant and punchy Japanese curry at Kyoto's Taiyo, dressed with a soaring combination of vegetables and delivering a symphony of taste.
Review excerpt: Tokyo's Mu-Hung is a friendly, no-frills diner has been the go-to destination for Singapore street-level cooking.
Review excerpt: Tokyo's Aoyama Kawakami-an serves soba noodles by day but adds wine, wagyu and sometimes even a DJ.
Review excerpt: The noodles and clear broth are what set Ginzasa apart from other ramen shops in Tokyo.
Review excerpt: Shibuya's Utsura Utsura is a welcoming little izakaya tavern that has the warm feel of a local watering hole.
Review excerpt: Visitors can enjoy a view of the sea with the side of pizza at Kanagawa's Il Veliero. Visitors can choose from half a dozen pizzas to choose from, ranging from a simple but well-constructed Marinara (¥1,250) to the house-special seafood Pizza Veliero ...
Review excerpt: "It's all about the relationship between the food and the natural environment in which it is grown," says chef Kazuhiro Matsuki who is practicing "satoyama gastronomy," a form of farm-to-table cooking at Shizuoka's Bio-S.
Review excerpt: Ebisu's Frau Krumm, started by retired tennis star Kimiko Date, focuses on German bread and pastries, along with a mix of French and Japanese products.
Review excerpt: Kyoto's Shokudo Marushin has "teishoku" meals that are a classic combination of rice, miso soup, vegetables, and a main dish of meat or fish.
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