What are some of your top sushi shop recommendations currently under the radar or lesser known, or with tabelog scores that you think are far too low and don't reflect the quality? it's my first time in tokyo and i'm finding many shops hard to book over the last few months and have not had much luck with omakase, tableall, and neither has our hotel concierge. thank you!
Kitajimatei "lamb grilled encased in a rock salt crust"
At restaurants like Quintessence and NARISAWA, French cuisine that is constantly striving to highlight the subtlety of the ingredients has become the norm, but Kitajimatei stands apart with its characteristically strong seasonings that bring it passionate support from meat lovers.
This is one of their specialties: lamb grilled encased in a rock salt crust.
It is grilled to juicy perfection, every bite releasing the lamb's flavour and meat juices.
This restaurant even has a regular customer who comes over from Taiwan to eat here 50 times a year!
And it's no wonder; last night's dinner course was simply superb as alway
This may not be exactly counter manners but “no-show” is becoming a huge problem as well. Sushi Arai, introduced in this guide, said that because of increased number of no-shows, they have no choice but to limit the number of reservations they take from tourists. It is such an unfortunate situation that some tourists’ bad manners are reflected upon all the other guests losing a chance to visit the restaurant.