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OSAKA RESTAURANTS

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Apr 27, 2019
Aozora Blue: Hand-made udon with a soba inflection
At Aozora Blue, chef Hirofumi Matsui draws on his soba-making experiences to offer an exquisite, handmade udon noodle in an elevated setting.
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Mar 23, 2019
Rakushin: Some food can't be improved upon
At Rakushin, kaiseki chef Shintaro Katayama's cuisine is flexible and curious even as it pays respect to the genre's historic canon.
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Dec 22, 2018
Dinner and conversation with Tsutomu Nakajima
Chef Tsutomu Nakajima of Sato no Ie Hanase on the importance of umami and why the flavor is at risk of vanishing.
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Jul 21, 2018
Kawahara: Thrilling, exciting, game-changing kaiseki
At Kawahara, expect a multi-course kaiseki meal that presents seasonal foods in unexpected, playful ways.
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Jul 21, 2018
Otto Knot: Italian food, sailing knots and great waffles
When visiting Otto Knot, a cozy neighborhood cafe in the city of Takatsuki, don't miss their homemade raspberry sauce and ice cream-topped waffles.
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Jun 23, 2018
Beignet: Earnest French fusion with a sleek streak
Beignet's French-style kushiage skewers are served bite-sized, elegantly plated and with an Asian twist.
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May 26, 2018
Bistro de Yoshimoto: French cuisine with some flair
It was only after lunch was fully served and I was sipping on my digestif that I noticed the name on the painting hanging on the wall beside me: Yoshimoto. The watercolor next to it, a neat recreation of Le Mont Saint-Michel, bore the same signature.
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May 26, 2018
Hood by Vargas: Whimsy, Americana and sandwiches
Just behind Nakatsu Station, there's an old residential pocket located within a warren of narrow alleyways. Here, change is in the air.
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Apr 21, 2018
Liaison: Flair and performance from kitchen to table
Despite the unassuming setting, chef Hideyo Dezaki delivers seasonal, creative fare at Liaison.
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Apr 21, 2018
Critters Burger: Serious people making serious burgers
Critters Burger may be turning 10 but their burgers are as on-point as ever.
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Mar 24, 2018
Taiwan Tanpao: A quick visit for a dumpling or six
You could easily pass a whole day as a flaneur in Osaka's Tenjibashi-suji Shotengai, the longest shopping arcade in Japan. Unlike its southern counterpart, Shinsaibashi-suji, there is still room to breathe in Tenjinbashi-suji and it's not (yet) full of tourist-traps masquerading as historical shops.
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Mar 24, 2018
Sushi Chiharu: In delicacy lies the art of sushi
For the 90 minutes that lunch played out at Sushi Chiharu, the smallest upscale-sushi restaurant I've ever eaten at, there was a steady stream of jazz hits underscoring the sushi shokunin (artisan) who catered to the full house.
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Feb 24, 2018
Echi Ponte Vecchio a Osaka: Florence-inspired pizzeria with a view
Chef and Italophile Daisuke Yamane has a thing for a particular bridge that spans the Arno River in Florence: the Ponte Vecchio. While the famous Italian bridge may or may not ring a bell, you'll more than likely recognize it from a photo: a centuries old whimsical multi-story bridge with houses and...
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Feb 24, 2018
Craft Beer Market Osaka: Cheap pints of tasty craft
The craft beer explosion in Japan has been a boon for drinkers, but the one bitter note in this success story is price. Generally speaking, there's little wiggle room from the ¥1,000 a pint mark — a hefty price to pay for a beer you might never go near again. This makes Craft Beer Market a worthy...
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Jan 27, 2018
Epais: Kitashinchi tonkatsu shop is worth the wait
Epais specializes in tonkatsu, deep-fried breaded pork cutlets. Like tempura, tonkatsu shares its origins in the West, but whereas the western dish is usually fried in a shallow pool of oil, tonkatsu gets a mini well of its own for frying.
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Jan 27, 2018
Morning Glass Coffee: Hawaiian vibes meet cafe chic
At Morning Glass Coffee, they'd like you to forget you're surrounded by office buildings. To do so, they've decorated the ground floor (of an office building) with greenery, creating a somewhat successful visual separation from the urban jungle outside.
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Dec 23, 2017
Louis Blanc: A French study in culinary contrasts
Start with dessert, or desserts, and stay for dinner. And more dessert.
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Dec 23, 2017
Yes! Burger: Gets an affirmative, though side-issues need work
The crew behind Garage 39, a craft beer pub, have gone west and opened up a burger outpost.
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Nov 25, 2017
Imose: An oasis where the soba's worth the wait
Imose, a genteel soba restaurant, boasts a few soba dishes you won't come across too often.
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Nov 25, 2017
Taneya: A love letter to mochi in all its wondrous forms
If you're in Umeda and in need of an escape from the crowds, head for Taneya's shop in the Hankyu department store.

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