Stepping off an uninteresting strip of bustling Overland, I was slightly weary of what lay behind the doors of N/Naka, and not just because the doors were actually locked when I arrived. Our reservation was for 6:30 which is the time they open and yes, a far cry from the 9pm dinners I was used to eating in Paris, but since our meal spanned over 4 hours, I was glad we got an early start.
4 hours. What took 4 hours? 13 courses, that's what. I love when the only choices on the menu are: pick between 9 courses or 13, and wine pairing or not. I like surprises and luckily for me, Chef Niki Nakayama is an unbelievably capable chef who you want to surprise and delight you, all night long. - Continue Reading