Here now, Eater returns to Tokyo, Japan, to focus on 14 newish restaurants that have been garnering 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.
Many of the city's favorite foods are presented among his picks, like yakitori (Yakitori Imai), ramen (Ginza Kazami, Muginae), and sushi (Higashi-Azabu Amamoto). Some culinary essentials recently relocated, infusing them with new energy (Sakurai Tea Experience, DEN) while one spot flew so under the radar that even though it opened in November 2015 it's still incredibly hot right now (Miyasaka).
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