A fantastic lunch course with Vietnamese and Japanese flavors at @andivietnamese Extremely delicious, bright, fresh. A super smart wine list focusing on natural wines, and Japanese wines well represented. The people were absolutely delightful, very friendly. I heartily recommend this charming little spot, you can tell they really care about... More
One thing I’ve really been missing is proper tempura. It just can’t survive takeout or delivery. Tonight I tried the new-to-me Tempura Ono in Hatchobori. I was super pleased with my meal. Excellent ingredients, with the kind of light and crispy batter I prefer. A good balance of vegetables and seafood, and many salads and sides between fried courses.... More
A fantastic visit to @yakitoriimai right after they reopened. It’s like a whole new restaurant. All the things I loved before, but even better. Doing some interesting things I’ve never seen before, like rice straw in the charcoal right before cooking quail eggs, for a puff of delicious smoke. As always, my highest recommendation.