An Exquisite Omakase at Kurosaki

Away from the hustle and bustle of Shibuya tucked away on a quiet residential street is a Michelin-starred sushi restaurant where traditional Tokyo-style sushi is served by a young highly-skilled up-and-coming chef. Welcome to Kurosaki. Now getting a reservation at any top restaurant in Japan is no easy task, especially for foreigners and especially when…

Omakase at Juno

There was no way I was leaving Chicago without a good sushi fix. There were a few choices when it came to sushi restaurants – a couple were Asian fusion and the others seemed to be more of a fixed menu. I just wanted a simple nigiri omakase. I came upon Juno. I called to…

Ushiwakamaru

I was long overdue for an omakase. I’ve heard of Ushiwakamaru many times, but never had a chance to try it. It’s original Greenwich Village closed and it is now located in Chelsea. It was a Saturday night and all I wanted was a sushi fix. I was able to make a reservation for the…

Tempura Matsui: NYC’s First Tempura Omakase

I love Japanese cuisine. It may be my favorite. Besides sushi, I’m always looking for places to enjoy good yakitori, katsu, ramen, and tempura. I noticed that there aren’t many authentic tempura restaurants in New York City. That is until Tempura Matsui opened in July. It offers New York City’s very first authentic tempura omakase….

Back to Tanoshi

It was time to head back to Tanoshi Sushi Sake Bar. This time, my sister came along. I enjoyed it so much the first time that I suggested we go there for our one and only sushi fix while she was home. Plus, you can’t beat the value. How we still had room to eat…

Finally, Dinner at Sasabune

There was one sushi restaurant I really wanted to try and kept putting off for no particular reason. That restaurant is Sasabune in the Upper East Side. I’ve heard great things about it and the majority of the reviews seemed to highly praise their sushi. As soon as you come upon the entrance, you know…