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Alec Jordan

Senior Editor with Tokyo Weekender

Articles by Alec

Sushi is a quintessential Japanese food, but making it the right way just isn’t easy. At most sushi restaurants in Japan, you can expect that the person behind the counter has probably…

If you’re walking into Schmatz’s newest location in the Jinnan neighborhood of Shibuya expecting the typical German restaurant experience – dark surroundings, expensive beers, and nothing but sausages – you’re in for…

A few years back, Ben Beech would often find himself pedaling past a ramshackle building on his daily commute through Tokyo. It was mostly nondescript, but the hand painted signs out front…

Address: Ginza 8-4-3, Chuo-ku Website: http://www.markstable.com/

Every traveler in Japan is going to hit the big cities, and places like Kyoto, Osaka, and Fukuoka are mainstays of travel guides. But there’s a certain charm involved in visiting spots…

Every major US city has at least a few reliable Jewish delis – places where you can pick up bagels and shmear (cream cheese), get a tasty bowl of matzo ball soup,…

Address: Marunouchi Building B1F, Marunouchi 2-4-1, Chiyoda-ku Website: http://wisesonsdeli.com/location/tokyo

Address: 1-13-7 Ebisuzan nishi, Shibuya-ku