All posts tagged "Japanese"

  • Otafuku

    Otafuku specializes in oden – a dashi broth containing loads of fried tofu, seafood and vegetables. They’ve been in business for over a hundred years,...

  • Streamer Coffee Company

    World champion barista Hiroshi Sawada has been consulting in Chicago the past few years, and I had a chance to meet him at his coffeeshop...

  • Sushi Azabu

    A literal sushi den uncovered in the basement of Izakaya-focused Daruma-Ya, Sushi Azabu serves Edomae sushi only, honing in on one ingredient and one ingredient...

  • Sushi Yasuda

    I get asked quite a bit about sushi recommendations in New York, and Yasuda is one of my go-tos in NYC. A sushi restaurant only,...

  • How To Make a Cullerton Street Cocktail

    As you approach the building housing Green River – the new cocktail bar/restaurant collaboration between Danny Meyer’s NYC-based Union Square Hospitality Group and the Dead...

  • Chifa & Nikkei Cuisine in Lima (Chicago Tribune – Travel)

    Click here to read my story about the Chifa and Nikkei influence in Lima, Peru.

  • Marugame Monzo

    Marugame Monzo’s  menu of fresh, handmade udons ranges from traditional, such as their kitsune udon, to more innovative offerings, like their miso carbonara udon and...

  • Momotaro

    From the Boka Restaurant Group (Boka, Girl & the Goat, GT Fish, etc.) the company’s first Japanese concept is a stunner. Up until I went,...

  • Yakyudori

    San Diego doesn’t have the greatest eating, at least in the tourist-heavy areas of the Gaslamp and closer to downtown. But drive 10 to 15...

  • Kora Tei

    Even though you’ll find better okonomiyaki in Osaka, when in Kyoto, you would be hard-pressed to find a better source than Kora Tei. The Korean...

  • Tempura Matsu

    With the elderly Matsuno-San overseeing every detail of your meal, and his son, Toshio, supervising the kitchen crew, your meal at Tempura Matsu will be...