All posts tagged "Japanese"

  • Yakudori Yakitori

    This modern Japanese eatery specializes in ramen and yakitori paired with beer, sake, and soju. It’s about a 20 minute drive from downtown, but worth...

  • Tsunahachi

    Tempura is both art and science. The shokunin figure out what temperature to fry in, depending on the weather. They also consider temperature when mixing...

  • Sushi Dai Bekkan

    Near Tsukiji Market, this is where I had my first piece of kinmedai, and I haven’t been the same since. You can imagine  how easy...

  • Tonkotsu Bankara

    Although there are hundreds of great ramen joints in the city, this is merely one, featuring milky white pork-based tonkotsu broth. I particularly enjoyed the...

  • Ginza Bairin

    Like Maisen, the tonkatsu at Ginza Bairin is textbook: juicy pork that’s been pounded exactly the same width, then rolled in crispy panko breadcrumbs and...

  • Sushi Sho

    Sushi Sho is one of those hidden away sushi bars (and I mean it’s only a bar) in a nondescript building that seats maybe 10...

  • Tonkatsu Maisen

    At Maisen, they do one thing: tonkatsu. Not the pork-based ramen broth (tonkotsu) but rather, tonkatsu: thinly-pounded pork tenderloin, rolled in panko breadcrumbs, fried until...

  • Park Hyatt Hotel

    The Japanese breakfast at this flagship is worth the trip alone. The scene of “Lost in Translation,” the hotel is one of those Tokyo landmarks...

  • Uncle

    A modern ramen shop in the heart of the Highlands. Inspired by Momofuku Noodle Bar in New York, Uncle brings well crafted, high-end ramen to...

  • Nobu Talks Chicago, Peruvian Influences and Bluefin Tuna

    Before last week’s Nobu United Dinner, I got to sit down with Nobu Matsuhisa, which is kind of newsworthy in itself, considering the man is...

  • Nobu United Dinner More Than Miso Black Cod

    LAS VEGAS, NV – It’s pretty rare when 28 chefs from the same company get together in one kitchen, but that was the case last...