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Été by Natsuko Shoji

Été by Natsuko Shoji

Été by Natsuko Shoji

On my last trip to Japan, I had the rare opportunity to dine at été, the invitation-only restaurant owned by Natsuko Shoji, a young and talented Japanese chef. I discovered her on social media through colourful snapshots of her cakes, which are inspired by iconic fashion accessories like the quilted…

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Nov '17
50 best sushi-yas in Tokyo according to Tabelog users 08/11

50 best sushi-yas in Tokyo according to Tabelog users 08/11

50 best sushi-yas in Tokyo according to Tabelog users 08/11

Saito tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1308/A130802/13015251/ Sugita tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1302/A130204/13018162/ Mitani tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1309/A130902/13042204/ Sukiyabashi Jiro tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1301/A130101/13002260/ Hashiguchi tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1308/A130801/13134517/ Hatsunezushi tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1315/A131503/13017742/ Amamoto tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1314/A131401/13196420/ Arai tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1301/A130101/13188186/ Sawada tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1301/A130101/13001043/ Sushi Sho tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1309/A130902/13000852/ Kimura tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1317/A131708/13026584/ Harutaka tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1301/A130103/13032283/ Kiyota tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1301/A130101/13070238/ Ichikawa tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1317/A131715/13140619/ Sushi Sho Saito tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1308/A130801/13023988/ Daisan Harumisushi tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1301/A130103/13002140/ Takamitsu tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1317/A131701/13128483/ Tokami tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1301/A130103/13155234/ Namba tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1319/A131905/13127515/ Miyaba tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1314/A131401/13019499/ Sushi Yoshitake tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1301/A130103/13024076/ Takumi Shingo…

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Aug '17
50 best restaurants in Tokyo according to Tabelog.com users

50 best restaurants in Tokyo according to Tabelog.com users

50 best restaurants in Tokyo according to Tabelog.com users

Matsukawa tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1307/A130701/13124391/ Quintessence tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1314/A131405/13159567/ Sushi Saito tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1308/A130802/13015251/ Sugita tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1302/A130204/13018162/ Kyoaji tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1301/A130103/13002887/ Shinohara tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1301/A130101/13200949/ L’Effervescence tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1306/A130602/13116356/ Restaurant LEquateur tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1307/A130702/13121866/ Sugalabo tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1307/A130704/13182678/ Pellegrino tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1303/A130302/13072775/ Choyo tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1301/A130103/13172920/ Hoshino tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1301/A130103/13136847/ Esquisse tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1301/A130101/13142530/ Tomura tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1308/A130802/13005027/ Kohaku tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1309/A130905/13049130/ CHIUnE tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1301/A130101/13203796/ Sukiyabashi Jiro tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1301/A130101/13002260/ Mitani tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1309/A130902/13042204/ Sato Buriand tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1319/A131905/13159782/ Furuta tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1313/A131301/13176780/ Kabuto tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1305/A130501/13016660/ Hashiguchi tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1308/A130801/13134517/ Morikawa tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1308/A130801/13002772/…

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Jun '17
A box by Wajima Kirimoto

A box by Wajima Kirimoto

A box by Wajima Kirimoto

The One story ephemeral restaurant kaiseki dinner by Zaiyu Hasegawa was served on the trays of this stunning bento box, produced by Taiichi Kirimoto, 7th generation designer, producer and owner of Wajima Kirimoto lacquerware company. (in business since the 1700s!). The pale yellow wood has been coated with room temperature…

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Mar '17
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…

9
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 of 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…

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…

7
Nov '16
Sugita

Sugita

Sugita

I first met Takaaki Sugita at his former sushi-ya Miyakozushi in 2012. It’s never really been included in Michelin guide, but already then it was one of the hardest places to book and easily on the same level as Saito or other Tokyo’s best. Then I had the honour to…

24
Oct '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