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Takumi Shingo (Tokyo, Japan - 7 August 2016)

Takumi Shingo was the first ever restaurant I visited in Japan on Day 1 of our 10-day whirlwind trip. Recommended by a Japanese friend, this 8-person restaurant specialises in omakase-style sushi (i.e.  585 more words


Foodie Find: Little Izaka-Ya Plate

Being a single woman in the year 2016, I am currently Tinder. Believe me, if I knew of a better way to “put myself out there” I would be actively doing it. 551 more words


Orsa & Winston, Los Angeles, 7/19/16

Orsa & Winston is a small restaurant that combines parts of Italian and Japanese cuisines in their food. It is named for the chef’s two dogs, which we and Frankie were able to meet at the end of the evening.   893 more words


Review: Kishoku

We love Japanese food and are always at the lookout for new places to try. So when I realised that Chope lets us quickly book tables just a day in advance, I decided to pick a place for a romantic dinner. 690 more words

Hong Kong


Make for me your melancholy
that sound of loss so sweet
substantive as a savory
in summer’s muggish heat
for though we all would wish the world… 56 more words


Food and sake pairing surprises- Godenya

Breaking into the hole in the wall, we found a hidden Japanese style izakaya with both traditional and contemporary values. It is a small shop with six seats at the counter, a two-seats table and a newly functioning private room. 947 more words

Shell We Eat

[Michelin 2 Star ★★] Shoukouwa: Surprising High-end Japanese Omakase at One Fullerton

A relatively new restaurant opened in March 2016 by the Emmanuel Stroobant Group, Shoukouwa sits right next to Saint Pierre, also a fine dining restaurant that I am planning my next visit to. 1,300 more words