Fusion food is common in Japan, and Ukyo is one of the best places for it in Tokyo. Ukyo combines Japanese flavors with French bistro cooking - but it’s not as rich and buttery as traditional French food (because that would be too aggressive for most people in Japan). Expect to eat things like crab-cream croquettes, uni shumai dumplings, and their specialty: egg rice (raw egg mixed with Japanese rice) with shaved truffles on top. Ukyo is upscale but still casual, which makes it a great spot for a nicer dinner during the week without having to get too fancy. Regardless of when you go, be prepared to drink sake - Ukyo has more than 250 kinds.
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