Tsukiji: Still a fish in troubled waters

Oct 5, 2016

Tsukiji: Still a fish in troubled waters

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Director Naotaro Endo first started filming "Tsukiji Wonderland" in 2014, and it had been partly intended as a farewell to Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market, which faces a makeover and move after serving sellers and buyers for 80 years. When the film was made, the market ...

Leading Tokyo restaurants rise in global top-50 ranking

Jun 2, 2015

Leading Tokyo restaurants rise in global top-50 ranking

Japan-based restaurants rose in the ranks of the World's 50 Best Restaurants list, which was announced Monday evening in London. Restaurant Narisawa, overseen by chef Yoshihiro Narisawa in Tokyo's Minami-Aoyama district, placed eighth on the World's 50 Best Restaurants list, up from last year's 14th ...

First taste of Noma in Tokyo

Jan 9, 2015

First taste of Noma in Tokyo

Top chef Rene Redzepi and the staff of his Copenhagen restaurant, Noma, which has been named "world's best" for the four of the past five years, are serving their groundbreaking fare in Tokyo until Feb. 14. Here are a few glimpes from the creators ...