The bee larvae claypot rice at Inua restaurant in Tokyo, Japan, is more expensive than sea urchin and highly nutritious, with a distinct nutty taste and texture.

Forget Michelin stars, these three Tokyo restaurants serve up dishes to remember

  • The Japanese capital has over 80 restaurants with Michelin stars, but Sushi Shin, Inua and Motif are not among them; don’t let that bother you, though
  • If it’s innovative cuisine and creative cooking you’re after, then look no further
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The bee larvae claypot rice at Inua restaurant in Tokyo, Japan, is more expensive than sea urchin and highly nutritious, with a distinct nutty taste and texture.
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Bar manager Jonny Amir preparing the Milano cocktail at Zest in Central, Hong Kong. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Hong Kong bartender’s Milano cocktail a tribute to the fashion capital with a Japanese twist

  • Jonny Amir, of Zest by Konishi, says the cocktail he devised is inspired by both the Milano-Torino and the Garibaldi
  • A little yuzushu - yuzu-macerated in sake - adds a taste of the Land of the Rising Sun
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Bar manager Jonny Amir preparing the Milano cocktail at Zest in Central, Hong Kong. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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