Tempura night in Tokyo --> Kondo or Mikawa
Last year, we had the most wonderful meal at Mikawa.
This was at the older location, before the new one opened up.
The meal was a set course, delicious, lovely, and the chef, Saotome-san was a delight. He even made a beautiful brush and ink drawing for my friend, whose birthday we were celebrating.
This year, we are torn.
The new location is open, and that is where Saotome-san is working.
Should we return to a place we love and see the sensei's dream of his new restaurant realized?
Or, should we be more travelly-adventurous and try something new and go to Kondo, which people regard very highly?