BianTou 扁头 @ Hsinchu

Hsinchu is the semiconductor capital of the world – over 60% of all chips were made here. As a result, it made millionaires and billionaires of many of these techies working here. So what do some of the richest man in Taiwan eat?

Ando @ Tokyo

Rice is a staple of many Asians, and when you travel for a while, you start to think about the fluffy white starch that you make at home in your trusted rice cooker.  Ando  in Akasaka, Tokyo would reduce your rice cooker to shame.

Sakana Isshin @ Tokyo

There are many outstanding “fish” restaurants but Isshin stood out among all as specialising in Sakana (肴) or drinking cuisine, so that’s a bit more unique. Strangely Sakana also means fish in Japanese, so Isshin does Drinking Fish Cuisine, if that make any sense to you.

Mikuni @ Fairmont (Winter/Fugu sets)

Fugu poison kills, and this is well-known by all and detractors give this as the primary reason for not worth the try. Only a handful of highly trained professionals can be entrusted with processing this toxic fish. And still poisoning is a common thing every year in Japan. What more can we expect elsewhere? Try…