NAOE: A Family Affair
People have called it the best culinary experience they have ever had. Others have said it would be their last supper. But one point is unanimous: dinner at NAOE leaves a permanent impression on its guests.
On its omakase menu the chef will often include a special bento box with egg cream with uni sauce, sweet potatoes and daikon radishes. However it is over the subsequent courses that the real delicacies appear: lobster, monkfish and Japanese sandfish. The proof of NAOE’s success is in the eulogistic critiques the restaurant has received since it opened.
The career of NAOE’s head chef is intimately linked with his family history, and his relationship to his uncle, chef Yasushi Naoe. It is by his side, from Toyama to Japan, that he honed his skills and learnt to respect food and their complimentary techniques. He also discovered over time that he had family who brewed saké and made soy sauce. Thus, upon his return to the US in 2005, he named his restaurant NAOE in homage to his uncle while spotlighting his family’s culinary traditions with these two key products throughout his menu.
661 Brickell Key Dr, FL 33131 Miami
Romain Veillon Reveals an Abandoned Japan
Romain Veillon has two passions in life, first, urbex, the exploration of abandoned locations, and secondly, photography.
'Tokyo Sanpo', Exploring Tokyo by Bike and by Comic
While living in Tokyo for six months, Florent Chavouet began to sketch his modest everyday life.
Book and Bed, a Sleepover in a Library
Whose never dreamt of spending the night in a library? It's now possible at Book and Bed, a chain of unique hotels in Shinjuku, Ikebukuro, Asakusa, Fukuoka and Kyoto.
Japanese Tattoo Art Spotlighted at Restaurant Sake Dojo
At the heart of Los Angeles' 'Little Tokyo', the largest Japanese district in the US, a new restaurant is making waves with its interior design inspired by Japanese tattoo art.
Brusque House, the Art of Ageing Leather
It is with expert hands that Tetsuya Sato is able to give your shoes an aged effect and the aspect of refinement that accompanies.