66 Park Ave.
New York, NY 10016
This is the New York branch of a 200-year-old restaurant in Kyoto. Specializing in kaiseki ryori—a meal consisting of seasonal small plates—Hakubai is the in-house restaurant of the Kitano Hotel and is notorious for its high-priced menu. The 49-seat main dining room is brightly lit, and three private tatami rooms are available for events and seat 16 at long tables.