The Omakase at Wataru

It was our final day in Seattle and I made a reservation at Wataru that night. I was excited to indulge in an intimate omakase experience with Chef Kotaro Kumita. There are only two seatings nightly at 5:30pm and 7:45pm. Seating at the sushi bar is limited so be sure to make a reservation as…

Kenko Sushi

Sushi is one of my absolute favorite foods and when I’m craving a great sushi meal, Kenko Sushi in Lincoln Park, New Jersey is a top choice. The casual Japanese restaurant covered with small Post-its is always full and for good reason. They offer a large selection of creative and classic sushi rolls, along with…

Oysters, Sushi, Vegan Ice Cream, and Unicorn Droppings

It was a day filled with plenty of Seattle eats. Earlier that morning, we wandered Pike Place Market and then it was time to head back out for more food. My sister had a vegan dinner lined up for later. I decided to go to The Walrus and the Carpenter for a bit because I…

The Omakase at Tojo’s Restaurant

For my final night in Vancouver I wanted a nice sushi dinner with one of the most famous chefs in town, so I made a reservation at Tojo’s Restaurant. The internationally recognized restaurant serves unique and modern dishes using the finest seasonal and local ingredients around the Pacific Northwest. I requested a seat at the…

Sushi-San and Star of Siam

My third day in Chicago started off with lunch at Sushi-San. If I’m craving a particular kind of food, there’s a good chance it’s Japanese cuisine. It was close to my hotel and the menu was enticing. I sat down at the long sushi bar and ordered a Yuzu Lemonade. I wanted to try a…

Off to Chicago: Sunda and Pequod’s Pizza

After a few days in St. Louis, it was time to head to Chicago for the second half of my hockey trip. It was my second time in The Windy City and it has easily become one of my favorite cities. After a brief flight and changing my downtown hotel room a couple times, I…

Fishman Lobster Clubhouse and Sushi Kaji

After a beer-filled late night, I was off to a later start for my second day in Toronto. It was Saturday and by the time I was fully functioning, I was more than ready for a hearty lunch. I decided to take an Uber to Scarborough to check out the Fishman Lobster Clubhouse. The cash-only…

I’m Back from the Pacific Northwest!

How’s it going? I just came back from a wonderful trip out in the Pacific Northwest! My sister and I try to plan a trip once a year. The past couple years I traveled out to Asia to meet her in Thailand and Japan, but this year we kept it a bit more “local” and…