East Meets West in French-Asian Fare

Peter Gianopulos

If you’re in the mood for a charming—and distinctively modern—culinary love story, consider the budding romance that’s playing out between Japanese and French fare around the globe.

From afar, it looks like true love. In Paris, Japanese chefs are helming some of the most-acclaimed, Michelin-studded spots in town (see “The Rise of the ‘Japarisiennes'”). In Japan,...