HaruKor aims to re-create a cozy cise (traditional Ainu thatched house), decorated with wooden carvings, weaving and embroidery.

"In a nutshell it's a bar where you can consult a hacker. We aim to be a bar where you can not only talk about system development, but also how to proceed with your business and manage it," says Nakao. "As a result, I ...

I took one sip and was immediately comforted: Chabuton doesn't seem to be trying to imitate a meat-based broth at all, as I'd half expected, since this is a meat-centric restaurant. Instead, it has created an honest, decent vegetable soup as a base, almost ...

Whether you dig the earth-friendly vibe or not, the ramen is to die for. The "plain" tantan ramen is anything but plain. The broth is made from peanuts and sesame and has a uniquely delicious nutty flavor as a result.

The man in charge of the open kitchen is Fumio Yonezawa. The chef, who spent several years at the New York main restaurant, executes the light Asian accents of the Jean-Georges signature dishes with considerable aplomb.

You can treat Du Vin Hachisch either as a restaurant or as a deluxe wine bar; either way works just fine. It would be easy to drop 50,000 yen here on an intimate dinner a deux, or on some celebratory banquet, but there's absolutely ...

He keeps a bucket of live eels under his kitchen floorboards. When an order comes in, he fishes one out, fillets and skewers it, then grills it slowly over charcoal. After steaming the fillets for five minutes or so, he dips them into his ...

Jaafar is a native of Fez, where his parents own a majestic ancient restaurant. And while the food he serves cannot compare to the subtle, sophisticated cuisine you find inside the historic walls of that ancient city, his is still a very welcome facsimile ...

The roasted ginnan (gingko nuts) is a great starter here while you look over the menu, which is available in English. Ippachi is a haven from the bustling streets of Ikebukuro, and I am always surprised there isn't a line out the door, because ...

The food here is always good, quick and fresh, and the bread-crumb coating is especially light and tasty. There are plenty of vegetarian options here, too. A noteworthy item is the giant fried asparagus, almost a meal by itself.

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