Here now, Eater returns to Tokyo, Japan, to focus on 15 newish restaurants that have been getting some serious buzz. Once again, Japan Times food writer and prolific Instagrammer Robbie Swinnerton has kindly offered up his picks for the hottest openings of the past year or so.
Highlights include a small ramen shop featuring noodles made from wheat stone-ground on-site (Mensho), pizza starring Okinawan ingredients (Pizza Studio Tamaki), the made-for-Instagram waygu sandwich shop (Wagyu Mafia: The Cutlet Sandwich), and a buzzy Japanese-French mashup (Kabi).
Looking for the essentials? Head to the 38. But for the buzziest openings right this minute, dive into the Eater Heatmap to Tokyo.Read More