Archives of #Japanese Food

Ippudo Sydney

Ippudo Sydney & Ramen

Ippudo Sydney is a well-established Japanese ramen chain.  It’s originally from Japan and this is their Sydney location.  Is it the same as other chains? Compare NongShim Shin Ramyun Noodle Soup, Gourmet Spicy, 4.2 Ounce (Pack of 20) Nissin Raoh, Tonkotsu, 3.53 Ounce (Pack of 6) Price $17.34 Free shipping 1 new from$17.34 as of […]
Yakiyan Hacienda Heights

Yakiyan & East Los Angeles’ Yakiniku

Yakiyan has made a lot of noise lately around Los Angeles.  Well, it’s actually Hacienda Heights to be exact.  It’s the new yakiniku restaurant in town and everyone is raving about it.  However, there’s some truth to be told about the hype. Compare Robata: Japanese Home Grilling Fire Sense Large Yakatori Charcoal Grill Price $23.79 […]
Tosh’s Ramen In Salt Lake City

Tosh’s Ramen In Salt Lake City

Tosh's Ramen is a decent option for some comfort food in Salt Lake City.  It's provides warmth in Salt Lake City's brutal winters.
Zuma Dubai UAE

Zuma, World’s 50 Best, & Sushi In Dubai

Zuma is another chain restaurant that found itself on the World's 50 Best Restaurant list.  The restaurant has locations in London, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Dubai, Miami, Bangkok, Abu Dhabi, Datca Peninsula,
Arashiyama Station Arashiyama Kyoto Station

Arashiyama Station & Curry Udon

Arashiyama sits in the outskirts of Kyoto, Japan.  The area is synonymous with the Sagano Bamboo Forest and the monkeys that roam freely around the park.
Ichiran Shinjuku Japan

Ichiran & The Best Ramen In The World

Ichiran is one of the most popular ramen shops in Tokyo and it recently open a location in Brooklyn, New York.  It also has locations in Hong Kong and other cities around the world.
Mihachi Shinjuku Japan

Mihachi & Late Night Ramen – 味八

Mihachi.  It's located a couple of blocks from the Shinjuku station and one black from Omoide Yokocho.  I was craving udon after a long day in Osaka but the place I wanted to try was closed. 
n/naka los angeles

N/Naka & LA’s Modern “Kaiseki”

n/naka Los Angeles: N/Naka gain a lot of popularity with its Chef’s Table episode on Netflix.  The episode follows chef Niki Nakayama, who was born and raised in Los Angeles, through her kitchen and how she expresses herself through her cooking. Compare Kaiseki: The Exquisite Cuisine of Kyoto's Kikunoi Restaurant Japanese Cooking: A Simple Art Price […]
Urasawa Los Angeles

Urasawa & Its Hefty Price Tag

Hiro Urasawa was an apprentice of Masayoshi Takayama.  Masayoshi Takayama is the chef behind New York’s Masa.  Masa is the only sushi restaurant in the US with 3 Michelin stars.  However, Urasawa was awarded 2 Michelin stars back in 2009 and Michelin has failed to come back since.  Compare Kaiseki: The Exquisite Cuisine of Kyoto's […]
Kichisen Kyoto

Kichisen & The Kaiseki Standard

Kichisen is a very famous restaurant in Japan and my first Michelin 3 star restaurant in Japan. It appears Kichisen is very popular among the locals because Taian, Hatsune Sushi