【NEW OPEN】 Founded in 1801 Asakusa’s long-established store “Komagata Dozo” opens a new restaurant “SEN” on Thursday, December 20, 2018.

【NEW OPEN】 Founded in 1801 Asakusa’s long-established store “Komagata Dozo” opens a new restaurant “SEN” on Thursday, December 20, 2018.
“SEN” is a new sense restaurant that can casually and dynamically enjoy the seasons of Japan with the concept SHINSEN (fresh) as its concept.
For over 200 generations, “Komagata Dozu” has become a stage for many customers for many generations. A warm food experience while engaging in talks with family and friends. Even in “SEN” of a new business style, we inherited the Edo emotion for taste and hospitality, aiming to make a store that can be loved up to 200 years and spin a new story of customers.
“SEN” is located in the best location in front of Asakusa Station almost a minute, also a few minutes from Asakusa Temple. We offer vegetables such as fish, fruits and vegetables, organic vegetables etc. simply as “raw”, or “cooked fire” to condense umami without missing taste. For drinks, we have brands of sake brands that have been loved for many years, such as “Komagata Dozo”, new van nature, craft beer and so on.
 
First floor counter
First floor counter
“SEN” which is finished in the taste and space pleased also to customers from overseas, who is focusing on cultural heritage projects handled branding, and after training at , and food director Makiko Kawada who is active in the direction of eating and drinking events etc. is developing menu, interior design is handled by known for creation of space using trees.

Take over the Edo emotion to taste and hospitality, challenge the next era

“Komagata Doju” was founded in 1801, the era of the 11 major Shogun’s army houses. The first generation opened a shop in Asakusa Komagata, and the business started steadily, including the fact that the first generation began, in addition to the juice, the second generation sells whale pots. After that, overcoming the Meiji, Taisho, Showa and the Great Kanto Earthquake, war, the taste and appearance of Edo has been handed over to the present seventh generation.

Live seat packed counter seat
 
Charcoal grilling of the sea bream
Charcoal grilling of the sea bream
“Komagata whispere” sticks to all the materials, we have provided only safe food products that can see the producer’s face. In this era seeking the essence of food, we will welcome customers to enjoy fresh ingredients in the best cooking law without changing their attitude in the new business “SEN”.

On the first floor is an open kitchen where you can enjoy a live feeling-filled counter, such as seasonal ingredients being grilled in front of you. In addition, you can enjoy cuisine and cuisine with standing in a corner. You can watch the state of cooking in front of you while feeling the heat of charcoal grilling.

Simple and dynamic taste of fresh material
 

Build 1,200 yen ~.
Make it the most livable material of the day.
 
Build 1,200 yen ~. Make it the most livable material of the day.
 
Sesame with spinach and seaweed 500 yen Harmonized dish of ingredients.
 
Sesame with spinach and seaweed 500 yen Harmonized dish of ingredients.
 
Grilled fish 900 yen ~ Baked with charcoal Fire Simple extreme scattered tree buds.
 
Grilled fish 900 yen ~ Baked with charcoal Fire Simple extreme scattered tree buds.
 

Pork miso yuan sauce 1,500 yen It has a slightly yuzu flavor,
Soft and grilled pottery.
 
Pork miso yuan sauce 1,500 yen It has a slightly yuzu flavor, soft grilled meat juice.
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Natural wood base comfortable space
 

Interior design by landscape products uses plenty of natural wood giving a gentle impression. I am directing a comfortable space. A seasonal ingredient will be presented on the counter on the first floor.
 

As you go up the stairs you will find some of the barrels of sake used at the Kitagawa headquarters of Kyoto Fushimi on the left as a motif. The encounter with this sake brewery was when I was traveling all over the country seeking sake that matched my 5th generation. The brand name “pretend sleeve” that was brought together at that time is also offered at “SEN”.

The second-floor seats with a feeling of opening are all 45 seats
 

The chair has polished up what was used before and replaced the cushion part. I’m directing “taste” with a refurbish. One corner of the second floor seats is supposed to sit also in groups. You can also look at the sky tree from the window of an open counter seat facing the road in front of the station.
 

 
 

 

 

SHOP DATA:
Store name: SEN (Sen)
Address: 18-13 Kaminarimon 2-chome, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Access: 1 minute on foot from Asakusa Station
Phone number: 03-5830-7611
Opening hours: 16: 00-23: 00 (L.O 22: 00)
Number of seats: 7 seats on the first floor / 45 seats on the second floor
URL: sen-asakusa.com (will be published on 12/20)

Creative team

【Business Produce · Branding · Operation】 THINK GREEN PRODUCE

To create a better ‘city’, ‘life’ and ‘culture’. Produce and operate places such as real estate and architecture, restaurants and bakery, galleries and studios. Offices and work style suggestions, corporate consulting etc. Based on a consistent concept from town planning to a cup of coffee, I want to improve the city, life, and culture of Japan where I was born and grew up, I carry such a feeling to the general, developing business.
http://www.tgp.co.jp/

【Food Direction】 Deili representative Makiko Kawada

For the first time in Japanese cuisine and as an opening staff at “Kanna” of cooking, Motoazabu who won Michelin 3 stars for 12 consecutive years this year. After that, independent. Utilizing the experience of “Kanna” in my parent’s Tokushima, I opened a shop “Deili” that uses ingredients from local Tokushima. In 2017, as an antenna facility in Tokushima Prefecture, he was in charge of Food Direction of “Turntable” complex of hostel and bistro in Shinbashi Ward Shibuya Ward. Based on Japanese food, we incorporate various cultures and constantly propose new forms of Japanese food.

【Design】 Landscape Products

Landscape Products, which operates the interior shop “Play Mountain” in Sendagaya, began operating as a company that manufactures and sells original furniture and miscellaneous goods in December 2000. In its own style based on modern design, it has not only furniture but also houses and offices, store designs, and a coffee shop “Tas Yard” also in Sendagaya. It is supported from a modern and casual approach to fashionable generations centered around 20’s and 30’s.
http://landscape-products.net/

【Graphic Design】 PAPIER LABO. (Papier Lab)

It opened in 2007. From selecting the original product to the one selected, handling is collected depending on preference and boundary. All are thoroughly being “paper and paper related products”. In addition to designing printed materials, logos, packages, etc., we also support printing such as letterpress printing and consultation on paper processing.
https://papierlabo-store.com/

【BGM】 Shuichiro Sakaguchi BAGN Inc. Representative / Riverbank Representative Director General Musicians / Producers

Since 1993 he continues his music activities as a member of the stateless band Double Famous. From 2010 he will host an outdoor event “Good Neighbor’s Jamboree”. Established BAGN Inc. (BE A GOOD NEIGHBOR), a group company of landscape products in 2014. We are making many places while crossing genres and areas such as commercial facilities in local areas, local events and festivals of municipalities and space production of open spaces. 2018 Established River Bank as a regional project of Kawashima Minami Kyushu City Kagoshima Prefecture as a venue for Good Neighbors · Jamboree, assumed office as representative director.

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