Review: Sushi Kanesaka (Ginza Honten)

It had always been a dream of mine to have an omakase set meal in one of Tokyo’s vaunted sushi temples, but unfortunately, things were a lot more difficult than I expected. You see, booking a restaurant in Tokyo is a tricky ordeal, especially if you want to get into one of the more prestigious restaurants in…

Review – Tempura Tsunahachi (Shinjuku Honten)

The chef plucked a perky, squirming Kuruma Ebi (Japanese Imperial Prawn) from a large fish tank and held it in my direction. After a quick nod by yours truly, he tore off the head, and with the flick of a wrist, stripped the crustacean of its shell and dunked it in a batter mix. Less than…