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Review: Delage.

From the same owners of  AS B-Dama (read about it here) comes a new omakase style restaurant in downtown Oakland. 400 more words


Restaurant Review: Yasu

A long weekend in Toronto meant I had plenty of time for a sushi fix. There were two places I was trying to decide between. After some contemplating, I decided to go to Chef Yasuhisa Ouchi’s restaurant, … 614 more words


Story time at Yamakaze

Walking into Yamakaze was like walking into Chef Yama-san’s home kitchen. He’s behind the bar, chopping away at ingredients, prepping for tonight’s dinner, humming softly as he works.   262 more words


Sushi on Jones (NYC)

Sushi on Jones 
Bowery Market
348 Bowery
New York, NY 10012

The timer starts. It counts down from 30 minutes. You have 12 courses of sushi presented to you individually and beautifully seasoned. 216 more words


Welcome to Hachi's Kitchen

After a nice break for a few weeks, it was time to get back into some restaurants and place my feet under a few tables. Coming off of my “time off,” I opened my email to discover countless solicitations for posting some person’s — or entity’s — press release and photos for events, locations, and functions that have absolutely nothing to do with cultural dining. 371 more words



An elegant intimate Japanese restaurant on Fraser street? What an odd combination. After reading mixed reviews online I spent months debating weather to try it or not. 470 more words