The Verdict | Shinbashi
By James Shackell - 17 Oct 2018

A rowdy “Irasshaimase!” is not what you expect to hear on a rainy night on Lygon St. Usually it’s “Any garlic bread… Read More +

The Verdict | Hibiki
By James Shackell - 09 Aug 2018

“Hibiki actually means ‘echo’,” says owner Reiji Honour. “Which is weird, because the acoustics in here are… Read More +

Three’s A Trend | Fancy Ramen Comes To Melbourne
By Megan Whitfield - 26 Jun 2018

You may have noticed, but ramen is kinda having a moment right now. Seriously, you can’t escape its soupy, noodly grasp, no… Read More +

Best Of Guides
Melbourne’s Best Japanese Restaurants
By Clare Acheson - 14 Jun 2018

It's a very Melbourne thing to say stuff like 'This is the best Japanese I've had outside Tokyo'. But the truth is,… Read More +

The Verdict | IPPUDO
By James Shackell - 25 Apr 2018

It starts as soon as you enter the restaurant. Dozens of waiters turn and chorus “Irasshaimase!” in a rolling sonic wave. Even… Read More +

You Can Now Play Dangerous Sushi Roulette In Melbourne
By Megan Whitfield - 18 Apr 2018

It's danger and sushi in one delicious spinning wheel of mayhem. Meet the new dining concept from tasty Japanese joint Yokocho in the… Read More +

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