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Sugalabo

Sugalabo

Sugalabo

After working for Joël Robuchon for 16 years in Paris, New York and other cities, Yosuke Suga came back to pursue his career in Japan. He has participated in Iron Chef Japan and now runs a restaurant, open only on those days he decides to open. Apart of the difficult…

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Jan '17
Tokyo best sushi, kaitenzushi and “standing style” sushi restaurants

Tokyo best sushi, kaitenzushi and “standing style” sushi restaurants

Tokyo best sushi, kaitenzushi and “standing style” sushi restaurants

As Tabelog has greatly improved its English version,you can easily see the whole Tokyo’s best sushi list directly on the website. I have listed the top 15 as for today nonetheless, and, while Saito and Sugita have still kept their top positions, it’s Sukiyabashi Jiro that has ascended most, now…

8
Jan '17
Let’s talk about steaks at Shima, Wagyu Mafia and Vesta

Let’s talk about steaks at Shima, Wagyu Mafia and Vesta

Let’s talk about steaks at Shima, Wagyu Mafia and Vesta

No other beef in the world can really compare to authentic Wagyu. Depending on the grade, sometimes the meat can be so marbled that you can barely see any muscle. And that is when the question of taste comes into question. Choosing the highest marbling beef is not always the…

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Nov '16
My October sushi affair: Saito, Sugita, Mitani

My October sushi affair: Saito, Sugita, Mitani

My October sushi affair: Saito, Sugita, Mitani

Sushi is the perfect embodiment of Japanese aesthetics: simplicity and minimalism hide immense complexity and richness. Japanese sushi shokunins have turned this fast food that used to sell in Edo streets into the ultimate art of gastronomy. As some of them like to emphasize, shokunins are not chefs, they are…

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Nov '16
50 best Tokyo sushi restaurants according to Tabelog.com users

50 best Tokyo sushi restaurants according to Tabelog.com users

50 best Tokyo sushi restaurants according to Tabelog.com users

50 best Tokyo sushi restaurants according to Tabelog.com users as of today,8th of July 2016. For live results, please click here Sushi Saito tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1308/A130802/13015251/ Sugita tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1302/A130204/13018162/ Hatsunesushi tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1315/A131503/13017742/ Mitani tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1309/A130902/13042204/ Sushi Mizutani tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1301/A130103/13016524/ Sushi Tokami tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1301/A130103/13155234/ Sushi Sho tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1309/A130902/13000852/ Hashiguchi tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1308/A130801/13134517/ Miyaba tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1314/A131401/13019499/ Sushi Nanba tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1319/A131905/13127515/ Masuda tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1306/A130602/13164883/ Takumi Shingo…

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Jul '16
50 best Tokyo restaurants according to Tabelog users

50 best Tokyo restaurants according to Tabelog users

50 best Tokyo restaurants according to Tabelog users

Here are 50 best restaurants in Tokyo as of today, according to Tabelog.com users. What I like about this site, that the “best of” results are never static and usually reflect the seasonal trends of eating out in Japan. They are also translated in English now. Quintessence (Modern French) tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1314/A131405/13159567/…

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Jun '16
Bar Gen Yamamoto

Bar Gen Yamamoto

Bar Gen Yamamoto

Like Matt Goulding wrote in his book Rice, Noodle,Fish, “Japan is the land of a million shokunin, dedicated artisans who bless this country with their quiet pursuit of perfect”. One of the key reasons why ingredients and food in Japan taste so much better is specialization, choosing just one task…

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Jun '16
Sushi Tokami revisited

Sushi Tokami revisited

Sushi Tokami revisited

I’ve been posting a lot about Sushi Saito lately and I have a feeling that many first time visitors in Japan have this idea of Saito or Sukiyabashi Jiro being the only must go sushi-yas in Tokyo (mainly because of the publicity they get in the Western media…). There are…

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May '16
Sumbiyakiniku Nakahara

Sumbiyakiniku Nakahara

Sumbiyakiniku Nakahara

One of the countless ways to cook beef in Japan is yakiniku. Probably originally from Korea, now it’s a fun and convivial way not only to eat, but also to share the experience with others. Chef- owner Kentaro Nakahara is quite a celebrity among the local and foreign yakiniku barbecue…

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Apr '16
Sushi God Saito

Sushi God Saito

Sushi God Saito

Forget about the infamous Jiro Ono and his 30 minute sushi omakase, the most wanted sushi shop reservation in Tokyo not only among foreign, but also Japanese sushi connaisseurs is at Sushi Saito. My first time at Sushi Saito was in 2011 when it was still located in a garage near…

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Apr '16