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Kaiseki recommendation ?

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shakti2 Jul 17, 2011 01:13 AM

Wondering if anyone has a personal recommendation for a kaiseki place or a kappo place with course meals in Tokyo ? We prefer style of cooking to be more traditional or only lightly modernised (no molecular gastronomy) but with foreigner-friendly service and ambience. If it helps, we have enjoyed this combination at Kikunoi, Yukari Nihonbashi and Banreki Azabu-Juban in the past.

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    Ninisix Jul 20, 2011 12:32 AM

    Here below, some comment on my first visit to the kappo wakatokuyama in Hiroo (district of French embassy):
     http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/683008
    As you might already know, kaiseki is based on seasons, actually to be more precise, on moon calendar (it originated perhaps from the agricultural machinery). August, 'hazuki' in Japanese calendar , correspond to food arrangements for cooling down, such as tomatoes, edamame, melon, okura, boiled anago with vinegar sauce, ....

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