Barack Obama and Shinzo Abe

Obama, Abe to dine on fusion food with Hawaiian twist

At a state dinner Shinzo Abe, Barack Obama and hundreds of guests will tuck into an array of food that links Japan and the United States.

Hachiro Mizutani

Why foreigners aren’t allowed to eat here…

Sushi Mizutani, which has two Michelin stars, has an “across-the-board policy” of not accepting bookings by non-Japanese customers.

Dominique Ansel Tokyo Bakery

Dominique Ansel is opening a colossal bakery in Tokyo

Dominique Ansel, who has been delighting New Yorkers with his cronuts since 2013, will open his first foreign outpost in Japan.

Helene Darroze 2015

Hélène Darroze named best female chef in the world

Hélène Darroze has been named as the Veuve Clicquot world’s best female chef 2015.

Maison Pierre Marcolini chocolate box

Pierre Marcolini x Maison Kitsuné

Maison Kitsuné has teamed up with the haute chocolate brand Pierre Marcolini to create an exclusive bento box full of creative sweets.

Alinea culinary masterpiece

Elite Traveler names Alinea world’s best restaurant

For the fourth year in a row, Elite Traveler magazine has named Alinea, in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood, as the best in the world.

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