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DESTINATION RESTAURANTS 2021

Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Destination Restaurants 2021
Mar 6, 2022
Etat d'esprit: A modern take on Okinawan cuisine
Drawing on his French training but inspired by local tradition, Yasuhiro Tomari has developed a uniquely creative approach to fine dining at Etat d'esprit.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Destination Restaurants 2021
Jan 16, 2022
Every meal at Mekumi feels like an education
When it comes to sushi, what happens before the chef gets hold of the fish is just as important as his or her technique in preparing it.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Destination Restaurants 2021
Dec 19, 2021
A focus on crab and other Hokuriku specialties makes dining at Kataori a sublime experience
All the best chefs search out the finest ingredients, but Takuya Kataori takes this quest to the ultimate extreme.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Destination Restaurants 2021
Nov 21, 2021
The chef keeping the culinary tradition of Edo alive in Akita
Customers don't just get a good meal at Nihonryori Takamura in Akita, they get a slice of Edo Period dining culture.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Destination Restaurants 2021
Oct 17, 2021
Chimikepp: Modern French cuisine finds a home in Hokkaido
For some, the allure of this remote region is its bracing snowscape or outdoor activities. For others, it's knowing they will dine very well at Chimikepp Hotel.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Destination Restaurants 2021
Sep 18, 2021
Nihonryori Yukimoto: Grounded in tradition, a kaiseki lineage evolves
Chef Takayuki Hagiwara blends Japanese aesthetics with a quietly contemporary cooking style that uses the local bounty of Nagano Prefecture to its fullest.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Destination Restaurants 2021
Aug 21, 2021
Uozen: Where hunting, fishing and nature find harmony
Swapping the concrete jungle of Tokyo for rural Niigata Prefecture, chef Kazuhiro Inoue has created inventive menus starring locally sourced produce, seafood and game meat.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Destination Restaurants 2021
Jul 17, 2021
Tonoya Yo: Japan's fermentation fundamentals, made modern
Chef, brewmaster and hotelier Yotaro Sasaki takes locally grown Tono rice and traditional fermented fare to new culinary heights.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Destination Restaurants 2021
Jun 19, 2021
Pesceco: ‘Satohama gastronomy’ rooted in local soil and sea
Creative, seafood-based cuisine inspired by the vista and bounty of Shimabara.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Destination Restaurants 2021
May 29, 2021
L’evo: Destination dining that’s worth the journey
Chef Eiji Taniguchi's “avant-garde regional” cuisine showcases the best of Toyama Prefecture's seasonal ingredients and local artisans.

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