Finding All Things Japanese in Paris

JapanCulture . . . Paris?

JapanCulture•NYC Business Editor At Large, Yvonne Burton of Burton Consulting International, is working globally, virtually. She spent Christmas in Paris and sent me these lovely photos of Japanese stores and restaurants. Since I’m always giving my readers and social media followers examples of All Things Japanese in New York City, I thought it would be great to share Yvonne’s photos here to emphasize the global … Continue reading JapanCulture . . . Paris?

19 Japanese Restaurants in New York That Earned Michelin Stars in 2022

Michelin released its 2022 New York guide on October 6. Of the 73 restaurants on the list, 19 are Japanese, including six making their Michelin debut. Famed—and expensive—sushi restaurant Masa continues to sit atop the list with three stars, and the rest of the list earned one each. The majority of the entries are pricey sushi spots, while a few serve kaiseki fare. Tempura Matsui … Continue reading 19 Japanese Restaurants in New York That Earned Michelin Stars in 2022

The First Annual Japanese Restaurant Cherry Blossom Week 2021 Is in Full Bloom

It’s been one year since the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in New York City, and we are still in the midst of the pandemic. Many Japanese restaurants have suffered due to restrictions and the difficult winter weather. After cold weather and a spike in COVID-19 cases, indoor dining was banned again in December of 2020, leaving restaurants with only outdoor seating options. Now … Continue reading The First Annual Japanese Restaurant Cherry Blossom Week 2021 Is in Full Bloom

20 for 2020: Japanese Restaurants in NYC Earn Michelin Stars

With the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games just nine months away, it seems only fitting that 20 New York-based Japanese restaurants would earn Michelin stars. The world’s oldest restaurant guide announced the New York City restaurants elected to receive the coveted accolades. Seventy-six restaurants in New York City earned stars, and 20 of them are establishments specializing in Japanese cuisine. Not much has changed … Continue reading 20 for 2020: Japanese Restaurants in NYC Earn Michelin Stars

20 Japanese Restaurants in NYC Receive Michelin Stars

On Election Day, the world’s oldest restaurant guide announced the New York City restaurants elected to receive the coveted Michelin stars. Seventy-six restaurants in New York City earned stars, and 20 of them are Japanese establishments. Seven are new to the list, including one that closed a month before the Michelin announcement. Sushi Nakazawa finally grabbed an elusive star, after five years of being snubbed. … Continue reading 20 Japanese Restaurants in NYC Receive Michelin Stars