Category Archives: Kappou | 割烹

KAPPOU | 賛否両論 (Sanpi Ryoron)

Went straight to try out this proclaimed to be ‘extremely difficult to book’ joint from Japan on its first pre-opening day in town, got lucky over a cold call to secure one of the limited counter seats (only) in the … Continue reading

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KAPPOU | ごでんや (Godenya)

Certainly another key endorsement of our beloved city being the platform for Japanese food and sake to go international, Goshima-san went all the way to move his Sumida shop from Tokyo into town a few months ago, bringing along tens … Continue reading

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KAPPOU | 俺の割烹 by 銀座おかもと (Ore no Kappou by Ginza Okamoto)

Finally ventured out to try this new joint at LKF brought into town by the Shanghai-nese group XNG. Established by Takashi Sakamoto back in 2011, it actually started out as a standing bar serving Italian food in Shimbashi. Continuing its … Continue reading

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KAPPOU | 海老の髭 (Ebi-no-Hige)

A newcomer from Niigata taking a more broad-based approach when it comes to offerings, but with obviously produce mostly from the prefecture. Hitting them late in the evening, I was lucky enough to be seated at the counter having basically … Continue reading

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