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TOKYO RESTAURANTS

Daniel Calvert accepted the award for Asia's best eatery on behalf of Sezanne, a French restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi.
LIFE / Food & Drink
Mar 31, 2024
Tokyo's Sezanne reigns supreme as Asia's best restaurant
Against the best restaurants Asia has to offer, Japan captured nine of the top 50 spots.
Michelin-starred tempura experiences abound in Tokyo, but some of the best of the genre can be found in the city's more down-to-earth eateries.
LIFE / Food & Drink / Top 5
Mar 3, 2024
Go old school with these affordable tempura spots
Once a plentiful dish for the poor, tempura has been dragged upward through the classes to become a dish beloved by all.
At Auberge Tokito, in the far western suburbs of Tokyo, executive chef-producer Yoshinori Ishii draws not only on his background in kaiseki (Japan’s multicourse traditional cuisine) but also his skills as a potter and artist.
LIFE / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Sep 3, 2023
Auberge Tokito raises the bar for this year’s new Tokyo openings
The crown for the most outstanding new opening so far this year goes to Auberge Tokito in Tokyo’s far western suburbs.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Chef’s Table
Jul 16, 2023
Grace Choy: Japan is so close, yet so far, from authentic Chinese cuisine
It might be an impossible task to teach everyone in Japan that Chinese cuisine isn’t just greasy fried rice and oily wontons.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Jul 2, 2023
At the World's 50 Best Restaurant awards, Central's win is a win for the world
The ultimate victory by Central represents a welcome change of flavor for the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Jun 7, 2023
To lure vegetarian tourists, Tokyo restaurants get creative with classic dishes
Cuisine is a main draw for tourists in Japan, but what's a vegan to do in the famously fish- and meat-heavy restaurants of the capital?
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Top 5
May 14, 2023
An egg-cellent odyssey through Tokyo’s best 'omurice'
Who really invented these egg-wrapped delights of rice? If these restaurants continue serving up stellar fare, who cares?
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Apr 2, 2023
Shizen: Firewood, ferments and finesse in backstreet Shibuya
Chef Yu Kunisue's dual passions of wood-fired cooking and fermented exploration come to delightful fruition.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 5, 2023
Tokyo restaurant offers jobs and a slice of home to Ukrainian evacuees
Smachnogo employs nine Ukrainians, of whom seven are evacuees, and serves Japanese and Ukrainian dishes.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Dec 31, 2022
With borders reopened, Tokyo dining closed 2022 on a welcome high
For all the ups and downs of 2022, Tokyo's culinary scene seems poised for a big year in 2023.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Top 5
Nov 20, 2022
Savoring the subcontinent: Tokyo's best Indian eats
Ever since 1927, when the the first 'authentic' curry in Japan was served, top-shelf samosas, masala chana and naan have only ever been a short trip away for Tokyoites.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Nov 18, 2022
Michelin awards 200 Tokyo restaurants a total 263 stars for 2023
Between Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto, nearly 400 restaurants in Japan proved worthy of at least one illustrious Michelin star.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Oct 16, 2022
From ‘gastrobar’ origins, Tinc Gana elevates modern Spanish cuisine
Chef Jerome Quilbeuf prefers to start each meal with “the finest cured ham in the world.'
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Destination Restaurants
Oct 2, 2022
At Don Bravo, creativity and wood-fired pizzas draw diners from afar
Far from the epicurean districts of Tokyo, this Chofu spot still manages to attract gourmands with omakase (chef's choice) pizza and much more.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Apr 11, 2022
Azuki to Kouri elevates Japan's classic summertime sweet
Azuki to Kouri. “Red Beans and Ice.” Whichever language you prefer, the name of Tokyo’s newest, hottest dessert counter evokes one of Japan’s classic summertime treats.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 20, 2022
Anti-COVID steps far from uniform for Japan prefectures under quasi-emergency
Of the 16 prefectures to be under a quasi-emergency from Friday, some will halt alcohol sales at restaurants completely, while others will impose limits on when booze can be served.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Dec 1, 2021
Tokyo still tops for dining after Michelin announcement
Three of the capital's establishments have maintained their three-star rating since rankings began in Tokyo 15 years ago.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Nov 21, 2021
Tokyo luxury hotel offers lantern-inspired dining for COVID era
Hoshinoya Tokyo came up with the rather bright idea to place some customers in lanterns for a stylish COVID-era dining experience.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle
Mar 27, 2021
What happened to Japan’s promised outdoor dining renaissance?
New rules were supposed to make it easier for shops to set up outdoor dining. But the regulations are so convoluted, few can take advantage of them.

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