Torishin

A Michelin-starred yakitori restaurant can be found in the Upper East Side. That restaurant is Torishin. In Japanese, Tori means “chicken” or “bird”, and Shin means “spirit”. The main attraction are the charcoal-grilled skewers of poultry made to order and served hot off the grill. Torishin (updated location) 362 W 53rd Street New York, NY…

Sushi Fix at Hana Zen

Before wandering San Fran more, I developed a craving for some sushi. Surprise, suprise. I used my phone to see what was nearby. Hana Zen came up and it wasn’t far from the hotel. Time for a sushi fix! *Update – This particular location on Cyril Magnin Street has closed and is now located at…

Tokyo Express for Japanese Cravings

Another day in San Fran and it was the first day of seminars. I had a short break in the afternoon and was craving some Japanese food. I walked around the corner of the Marriott Marquis and came upon Tokyo Express. A casual quick-service restaurant chain serving sushi and Japanese comfort food. I ordered a…