O Ya is easily considered one of the best restaurants in Boston along with Barbara Lynch's Menton. It's in the Leather District and tucked away in a back alley.
Ueno Park is probably one of Tokyo's largest public parks. Every major metropolitan city has its large park. With each park, it's filled with locals relaxing and wasting the day.
Ichiran is one of the most popular ramen shops in Tokyo and it recently open a location in Brooklyn, New York. It also has locations in Hong Kong and other cities around the world.
Kobe Beef Kaiseki 511 was one of the restaurants on my must try before leaving Japan or don't leave Japan at all. It's in an alley way and the decor is very modern and contemporary.
Mihachi. It's located a couple of blocks from the Shinjuku station and one black from Omoide Yokocho. I was craving udon after a long day in Osaka but the place I wanted to try was closed.
n/naka Los Angeles: N/Naka gain a lot of popularity with its Chef’s Table episode on Netflix. The episode follows chef Niki Nakayama, who was born and raised in Los Angeles, through her kitchen and how she expresses herself through her cooking. Compare Kaiseki: The Exquisite Cuisine of Kyoto's Kikunoi Restaurant Japanese Cooking: A Simple Art Price […]
Yojie Fondue Shabu Shabu has been on my list to check out since I started working in DTLA again. It’s located in an odd area and off of the main areas in DTLA on Olympic and Grand. It’s a large restaurant especially in DTLA where space is limited like quality reviews and people who actually […]