This chain of upscale izakaya (which also runs Megu in New York) is popular for their good food and lively, stylish decor. A specialty of the house is their charcoal-grilled meats and vegetables on skewers; the selection includes a full range of yakitori from premium heirloom-breed chicken, Maezawa beef, foie gras, pork filet and pork tongue, asparagus, kabocha and various mushrooms. Budget around Y6000 at dinnertime for food and drink; Y1000 at lunchtime.
This book will introduce you to more than twenty of Japan's favorite specialty foods that are less well known abroad, along with a guide to the best places in Tokyo to try them and expert tips on what to order. From Bento.com.