Bearing Fruit

Tokyo's Roppongi isn't the neighborhood it used to be. The sleaze has gone, replaced by major urban-renewal projects, such as the mega shopping complexes Roppongi Hills and Tokyo Midtown. There's also a hefty dose of culture in what's being branded the "Roppongi Art Triangle," with the three points being the Mori Art Museum, the National Art Center and the Suntory Museum of Art.

Fitting in perfectly with the district's upscale makeover is 57, tel: (81-3) 5775 7857, a New York–style dining bar that mixes the Big Apple with the Big Mikan (satsuma orange), as Tokyo is sometimes called. A high-ceilinged space —...

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