620 8th Avenue (Aka: 231 West 40th Street)
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Posted: Wed Mar 7 2012
The restaurant first opened in the heart of Roppongi, Tokyo in 1970, as a traditional "Robata-yaki" restaurant. "Robata" is the Japanese term that stands for "around a sunken hearth" and "yaki" means "grilling." It is known as a type of traditional cuisine, which features fresh ingredients grilled in front of guests on an open-flame.