All About Japan

Minimalist Sushi Shop is All About the Counter

Opened in June 2015, the small and intimate space at Tokyo's Yoshii is defined by a long, continuous reclaimed wooden counter that offers a truly minimal dining experience.

Tokyo's Top 5 Three-Starred Restaurants

Tokyo boasts an incredible 13 three-Michelin-star restaurants. Here are five of the best of the best!

The Sushi Restaurant Run by Women

Tokyo's Nadeshico Sushi challenges gender roles with kimono-clad, all-female staff.

Discovering Sushi on the Odakyu

The unforgettable feeling of walking into an unfamiliar, unknown shop to discover the best sushi you’ve had in your life.

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Do you sometimes dream of food? You probably don't dream about it like Jiro.

Book Michelin-Starred Restaurants in English!

Pocket Concierge lets you book premier Tokyo restaurants online from anywhere.

Your Guide to the Michelin Guide

The Michelin Guide is the premier publication for fine dining and travel. It's also the perfect way to familiarize yourself with Japan's most exciting restaurants, hotels and tourist hotspots. Find out how to digest all the delicious information on hand!

Michelin Guide Tokyo 2016

Tokyo has maintained its title as the world's most Michelin-starred city—but more importantly, for the first time in history, a ramen shop has received a Michelin star!

9 Ginza Spots for a Cheap Lunch—Michelin, Too!

Enjoy a Japanese-style lunch at any of these nine Ginza restaurants.

10 Cool Things to Do in Tokyo

From rabbit cafés to sumo tournaments and everything in between, these are the top recommendations from Veltra's adventurous staff to make the most of your trip to Japan's capital!

Book Your Christmas Dinner in English!

Have you booked your Christmas dinner yet? If not, Pocket Concierge can help you book the best restaurants in Japan—in English, no less!

20 Best Airport Resturants in Japan

Before you have to hop on your plane, stop by one of these 20 restaurants to fill up on Japanese cuisine!

A Christmas Cake Made Out of... What?!

Set aside the traditional Japanese Christmas strawberry shortcake and sink your carnivore teeth into this meaty cake.

This Restaurant Got a Star in 2 Months

A step-by-step walk through a ten-course meal at Tirpse, a one-star Tokyo French restaurant with real "esprit!"

5 Delectable Kansai 'Bib Gourmand' Restaurants

"Bib Gourmand" refers to the Michelin Guide's listing of casual restaurants offering reasonably priced, great-tasting food. Here we've selected five great Bib Gourmand-recommended restaurants from the 2016 area guides.

Stylish, Mid-Range Sushi in Nakameguro

Opened in early 2015, Tsumamigui aims to occupy the space between cheap and easy conveyor belt sushi and more formal (and expensive!) sushiya.

The Prodigal Ramen Burger Returns

Now with three shops in New York and another in Los Angeles, Ramen Burger's Keizo Shimamoto opened his first Japanese branch in May 2015, located just a few blocks south of Nakano station on Tokyo’s west side.

Tour a Former Michelin Wedding Spot in 4K

Built in 1935 as Japan’s first wedding complex, Meguro Gajoen is a mini-oasis in the middle of a mostly business district.

A Vegetarian Sushi Restaurant in Tokyo!

This shop isn't completely meat-free, but you can make sure that your order is!

4 Michelin Restaurants to Reserve in English

Reserve any of these Michelin-starred restaurants using Pocket Concierge.

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