January 13, 2016

Tokyo JUNKtion: Oreno Dashi in Akasaka

by Yoko Kumano

For the past few years, I’ve been hoping to get into an Oreno restaurant in Tokyo. Established in 2011, their mission is two-fold: 1. Serve dishes prepared by Michelin-starred class chef, at one-third the price you would pay in a high-end restaurant; 2. Food costs make up 60% of expenses. To make up for the […]

January 4, 2013

Postcard From Tokyo

by Yoko Kumano

Oden shack on the backstreets of Monzennakacho, Tokyo.