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Tokyo’s Best Sushi You’ve Never Heard Of: Sushisho Saito

Don’t confuse Sushisho Saito, a tiny, hushed sanctuary for the serious sushi aficionado, with the 3 Michelin-starred tourist haven Saito. Though the latter has received much international press, our destination, Sushisho Saito is where the real foodies go. Like many of Tokyo’s hidden gems, the restaurant is located on the second floor of a nondescript office building, in Akasaka. “Sho” …

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Tokyo Restaurant Review: Tapas Molecular Bar

There’s nothing like some serious molecular gastronomy to soothe one’s creeping jet lag after flying for 18 hours. From the moment our wheels touched down at Tokyo’s Narita Airport, I was on a foodie mission to make my reservation time at Tapas Molecular Bar. The Michelin-starred eatery is housed inside the main bar at Tokyo’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel (opened in …

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