It was definitely the pop-up event of the year — well, so far at least. The guys from Maaemo gave us a tantalising 5-course taster of their brilliant food and inimitable style. And Fuglen in Shibuya was the perfect venue to host them
There's an extensive post to come about the ingredients and the foraging trip to the hills of Karuizawa. But in the interim, here are a few photos to whet your appetite.
Star dish of the evening? Hard to say, but it started with a bang with the oyster emulsion — this time in a wasabi-accented sauce. However, even that was outshone by the outstanding Karuizawa beef, slow cooked since the morning…