Jugemu

Jugemu

There was an interesting dynamic at play while I was eating this meal. I wouldn’t know if I would finish. It seemed that the lone chef of this establishment was looking for a fight.   Jugemu is a small Japanese izakaya in the middle of…

Kyubei

Kyubei

People have often asked me what different there can be with sushi – it’s just raw fish, there can’t be any real difference, it’s all the same. Even among those who are willing to give sushi a try, differences between the chains and Japanese restaurants…

Tokyo

Tokyo

At the end of 7 days on the road, we arrived back in Tokyo to recuperate.  While distracted by great coffee and stratospheric pancakes (I have never had better, they brought a tear to my eye), fantastic yakitori with friends, a revelation dawned on me…