DEN / Tokyo , Japan
22th / Mandarin Oriental , Taipei Bencotto / Dinner
When talking about the creative cuisine in Tokyo , the restaurant that people often want to try is Den . Chef
Zaiyu Hasegawa interprets food with unique Western humor to display Japanese high-end homemade
cuisine . Here, this playful kid from the kitchen with his expertise in food presentation carefully provides an
eight-course kaiseki for dinner . In 2017 , Den Restaurant ranks the 11th in the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants
and 45th in the 50 Best Restaurants in the World .
Why not take a seat and watch how the cooks show their mastery of knife technique and talk to the
hospitable chef ? The menus recommended by Chef Hasegawa vary from time to time and cleverly
integrate traditional and modern cuisine . From the smooth foie gras to wagyu beef or fresh seafood rice , to
a garden salad of 20 vegetables and desserts .