Mitsuharu Tsumura was born in Peru and has Japanese roots

Over a century ago, the first Japanese people emigrated to Peru. Over the years, a unique crossover style of cooking evolved, combining elements of the Japanese kitchen with those from Peru and named Nikkei cuisine.

Mitsuharu’s Foodtopia?

Lifting this trend to the highest level. That’s exactly
what he does at his restaurant Maido in Lima (nr. 8 on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018).The menu includes a Nikkei ceviche and a Short Rib Estofondo Nikkei made with local ingredients.