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Best thing I ate this week: baby squid sushi

Baby squid sushi at Shunka in Costa Mesa (photo by Brad A Johnson)

I told the chef “omakase,” meaning that I trust his judgement, I’m in his hands. 227 more words

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OMAKASE | 宮葉 (Miyaba)

An encounter with this popular Edomae joint among locals with a reputation that rivalled Jiro’s in Tokyo. Said to be the joint that always manage to get the best pick from Tsukiji among all, expectations were no doubt high. 204 more words


Sushi of Gari: Best of the Best in NYC Omakase

Sushi of Gari is one of the most celebrated sushi institutions in NYC…and luckily for L and me, its Hell’s Kitchen outpost (Sushi of Gari 46) is a five minute walk from our apartment. 696 more words

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Sushi Yasuda (NYC): Legendary for a Reason

Sushi Yasuda is one of those “legendary” sushi restaurants in New York that I’ve been hearing about since I moved here, but never seemed to find the right excuse to check out to see if it would live up to all of the hype. 662 more words

Sea Urchin

Omakase: A look Back

As most programs I find wither away and die, Omakase is a program that I feel will always live on for me. It was my very first boxed subscription program that I followed and it will probably be the last one I ever participate in for a long while now. 1,586 more words


Omakase dining at Kame

This past Saturday, Nelson Q. held a foodie event at Kame in Summerlin. Owned by Chef Eric, it’s a super-secret omakase restaurant right next door to Yummy Grill & Sushi. 242 more words

Octopus Garden, Vancouver

This is a throwback of the omakase we had at Octopus Garden in Vancouver. One of my favourite Japanese restaurants in town. We need to find the time as busy parents to go back. 105 more words

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada