Michelin Guide ★: Sushi Kimura


When it comes to excellent sushi and sushi chefs, the devil is in the details. And at Sushi Kimura, you can expect nothing less. From a hinoki counter top made with wood from a 150-year-old tree, sushi rice cooked in Hokkaido spring water, to abalone boiled in sake for 8 hours, Kimura-san clearly believes that […]

Michelin Guide ★★: Ichijunisai Ueno Mino 一汁二菜うえの 箕面店


One of the most memorable meals I’ve ever had has got to be one of Mino’s best kept secrets. Less than an hour by train away from bustling Osaka, Ichijunisai Ueno has two branches. The more acclaimed of which currently holds two Michelin stars and is nestled amid the stunning Mino Park. Just look at […]

Review: Tatsuya, Goodwood Park Hotel


Tatsuya will always have a special place in my heart. It’s where Sean and I had our first proper date almost four years ago, and that omakase dinner was very memorable. I just loved the simple, elegant ambience where you could watch the army of chefs working their magic with fresh produce. But I’d always been curious […]