• Watch: The New York Chef Serving an Entirely Vegetarian Omakase

    3 days ago - By Eater

    Kajitsu in Manhattan practices a Japanese cuisine inspired by Buddhists “It felt, to me, more Japanese than Japan,” says chef Hiroki Abe of the first time he ate at the sushi counter of New York City's Kajitsu. “This place that spreads Japanese culture - not just in its food but its entire space - was very appealing to me,” Abe remembers.
    Today Abe is the chef behind the Japanese restaurant, and he's continuing the tradition by serving a menu on the basis of shojin ryori - Japan's oldest cuisine that has Buddhist origins; It means Abe is serving a completely vegetarian omakase menu.
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