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Japanese Food in Japan vs. Japanese food in U.S./Europe-how different, how the same-which is better for you and why?

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Japanese Food in Japan vs. Japanese food in U.S./Europe-how different, how the same-which is better for you and why?

foodlovergeneral | Oct 24, 2012 11:01 AM

We hear so much about the great Michelin restaurants in Japan. One story is that there are more Michelin stars in Tokyo than in New York and Paris combined. The large number of great restaurants that are Japanese in New York, Los Angeles suggests that something amazing is going on. How different/same is it in Japan vs. U.S./Europe? What is the difference in
1. Aesthetics
2. Quality
3. Precision
4. Enjoyment
5. Service
6. Other

What makes it different or the same? Are there some favorites in U.S./Europe that you think are worth experiencing? What are the best reproductions in the U.S.:
1. Sushi
2. Ramen
3. Tempura
4. Izakaya
5. Kaiseki
6. Hot pots
7. Other

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