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: Vaner is Tokyo’s first (and right now the only) bakery specializing in traditional Norwegian-style whole-wheat bread.

Review excerpt: On offer at Taco Fanatico are “fusion tacos,” which take traditional Mexican recipes and add a twist, such as the tempura shrimp taco.

Review excerpt: PST Roppongi, which opened in mid-September, is bigger and sleeker, with plenty of tables that can be moved together for larger parties.

Review excerpt: Iyaiya Sanbai is brightly lit, quiet, calm and absolutely smoke-free izakaya bar in Tokyo's Aoyama area.

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: If you’ve never eaten a traditional tortilla, then prepare your taste buds to be amazed at Los Tacos Azules. If you have, then rejoice that finally Tokyo has a taqueria (taco specialist) that really does it right.

Review excerpt: Kerala no Kaze II offers a small tiffin menu (a la carte items), including idli (rice cakes), vada (savory deep-fried donuts), uppma (semolina porridge), plus some of the finest dosa pancakes in the city.

Review excerpt: There are no statuettes of Hindu deities or keening Bollywood soundtrack music at Tandoor Bar Kamalpur. Instead it feels as comfortable as a local izakaya tavern.

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

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