In Tokyo, a Taste of Brooklyn

Inside Fort Greene Restaurant

Excerpt:

“…more of a curated selection of Asamoto’s own tastes and talents–antique typewriters, overflowing breadbaskets–where Brooklyn is only one factor. The food, for example, leans more toward duck terrine, roast pork, and the complex French wines he served while working in the kitchens of Normandy and Alsace. The music on the record player is the kind of deep-cut jazz, soul, and ska that moves many eBay units to and from the Japanese archipelago. The ambiance, I was told one night by my dining companion–a native New Yorker–is definitely Brooklyn.”

Read the entire piece at Bon Appetit

Fort Greene, a Tokyo Restaurant Inspired by the Brooklyn Neighborhood: BA Daily: Bon Appétit

About Jason A Jenkins

Writer, father and informavore, Jason likes working in, around and between Tokyo's creative forces. He is an avid fan of live music, carry-on luggage, people-watching and Taiwanese high-mountain oolong tea.
%d bloggers like this: