The exodus of business people from Tokyo on the 155-minute bullet-train journey to the relative calm of Osaka this year gave restaurants in Japan’s second- biggest city a chance to show their talents to some new diners.
The nuclear-disaster worry has faded, though some of the nation’s finest cuisine remains in Osaka — it won more stars in the Michelin guide released in October. Osaka’s offerings include the finest traditional cuisine, including kushi katsu deep-fry and udon noodles, alongside European and Asian fare.
Here are our top choices for business dining in the city.
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