The Good Vibes

Review excerpt: The pork at The Good Vibes oozes rich, spicy sauce and is loaded up with chili pickles and lettuce. The chicken has a crunchy genmai (brown rice) coating and comes with grated cabbage and a slather of teriyaki sauce.

Motenashi Kuroki

Word has spread fast about Motenashi Kuroki. The walk and the lines don't deter aficionados who come for Naohito Kuroki’s trademark shio or miso ramen.


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 ...


Like a skilled artisan trained in a single specialized discipline that's been honed to perfection, Botan has only ever focused on one dish: chicken sukiyaki. The recipe never changes and nor does the way it's cooked, over that small charcoal brazier sitting right at ...