Da-Wan Yakiniku

Taipei, December 2017 – Da-Wan Yakiniku 大腕燒肉專門店 is a beef-lover’s paradise. This restaurant is famous for its array of Japanese beef…they come in all the imaginable cuts. The counter seats about 30 people, and all the food is prepared live in front of the patrons. It is always a treat to watch chefs cook –…

SteakHouse Hama

Tokyo, June 2016 – Our trip to Tokyo would be incomplete without a meal at a Japanese steak house. Instead of our usual haunts (Morimoto XEX or Seryna), Mr. King and I decided to take our hotel concierge’s suggestion to try the 40-year old Steakhouse Hama in Roppongi. This was one of our great finds…

Imahan Sukiyaki

Tokyo, June 2016 – Ningyocho Imahan Ginza (“Imahan”) is my all-time-favorite sukiyaki restaurant in Tokyo. Over the past decade or so, Mr. King and I have visited Imahan on every trip. Imahan specializes in wagyu beef, and is traditional, rustic and decadent, all in one. The branch I like most is located on the fifth…