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Japonais Bistro

Can you say LUNCH omakase???  Second time that I’ve been to Japonais Bistro and I have to say, it is definitely growing on me.  Really down to earth restaurant with delicious food (although be prepared to wait).   230 more words


SAKE | 磯自慢 (Isojiman)

A self-organised tasting night of this premium maker’s specials thanks to the efforts of sake enthusiast friend JM. Much comparisons have been drawn with, not surprisingly, Burgundy wine, as this particular producer prides itself with the quality of rice being used, and most of them are proprietary crops from specific tiny fields in the famous Hyogo area for Yamada Nishiki. 252 more words

Hong Kong

Food: Such delicious Sushi at Sugarfish @ Marina Del Rey, CA

Before heading back to San Jose after a pleasant weekend trip in SoCal for weddings, business trip and hanging out with close friends, I met up with the amazing Monica, who happens to be starting up a food blog/website with her friend! 672 more words

Eating Out

3-Day Weekend Every Weekend

So, to recap, Friday officially marks the start of my weekend! I started the day off by checking the weather app—AccuWeather—to see how the coming days were going to look; it was generally good except for a rainy Saturday. 267 more words

Fine Japanese Dining (III)

This was the third place I tried omakase at. I came here because of Dr Leslie Tay’s blog post. This was the most value-for-money place I have tried to date, for… 374 more words

Japanese Food

Modern Izakaya with Michael Mina at Pabu

After reading about Pabu, Michael Mina’s newest San Francisco venture with Chef Ken Tominaga back in April, I couldn’t wait to try it! It just so happened that I was able to score a reservation for my (then) upcoming August trip through OpenTable before they opened on July 1st. 453 more words


Sushi Kou

If not for the unexpected (and unfortunate!) closure of Hanare on a Saturday, we wouldn’t have gone to Sushi Kou because that was not in the immediate “let’s go eat there!” plans. 78 more words

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