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Davey Young

Davey Young is a writer and English teacher living in Tokyo, Japan.

Recent stories by Davey Young

February 12, 2018

Hinata: A Cut(let) Above

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Tokyo -- Arriving at Hinata one recent winter afternoon, we luckily found most of the restaurant’s 14 counter seats empty. Hinata serves just one thing: tonkatsu, breaded and fried pork cutlets traditionally served with cabbage and rice. The space is simple but snazzy, all brick-shaped white tiles and pale wood. Read more
December 12, 2017

Best Bites 2017: Tokyo

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Tokyo -- This year saw record-breaking numbers of tourists descend on Tokyo, and a handful more Michelin stars to further the capital’s lead over every other city in the world. Feeling vicariously fatigued from all this attention, for the most part I tried my best to avoid both the throngs of tourists and Michelin-grade ostentation this year, though both proved impossible to elude completely. Read more