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  • Santa Ramen Review, San Mateo

    New Santa Ramen Menu September 2017 Santa Ramen is a very popular Japanese noodle Ramen restaurant in San Mateo. Mr. Kazunori Kobayashi is the proprietor of this restaurant along with 2…

  • Sushi Maruyama, San Mateo

    Why did we dine here? – Sushi Maruyama is the latest Japanese spot to give this corner a go. They are not related to the last place. The last 2 came…

  • Mensho Tokyo, San Francisco

    Best Ramen in San Francisco. Why did we dine here? – Mensho Tokyo SF is first USA outpost of Mensho, an acclaimed Tokyo ramen chain. They have 7 locations in Tokyo…

  • Sushi Ota, San Diego

    Why did we dine here? – Sushi Ota is a well known Sushi hot spot in San Diego. We were vacationing in San Diego and decided to give it a try.…

  • Sushi Gen, Los Angeles

    Why did we dine here? – Sushi Gen is one of those place we love to write about. Great Food at a reasonable price. Do not take our word for it,…

  • Akiko’s Restaurant, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Akiko’s Restaurant is a small Japanese restaurant that has been on our list for a while. They are known for serving fresh fish but now…

  • Sansei – Kihei, Maui

    Why did we dine here? – Sansei Hawaii is a well known Japanese Seafood Restaurant with locations at Kihei and Kapalua, Maui, Oahu, and the big Island – Hawaii. We had…

  • Sushi Yoshizumi, San Mateo

    Why did we dine here? – Best Sushi in the San Francisco? Sushi Yoshizumi, San Mateo, California is a new One Michelin Star receipient for 2016. They serve the expert crafted…

  • An Japanese, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – An Japanese is a new Japanese Edomae-style Sushi restaurant in San Francisco’s Japantown, taking the place of crusty old Ino Sushi. It is run by…

  • Shabuway Restaurant Review, San Mateo

    Shabuway is a Japanese hot pot restaurant in San Mateo that opened in 2004.  They also have a location in Mountain View, San Francisco, Santa Clara, San Jose, and Union City.…

  • Raku, Las Vegas

    Why did we dine here? – Raku is a popular Japanese restaurant in Las Vegas. Some friends loved this place and suggested we dine there. Raku are located about 15 minutes…

  • Himawari Restaurant, San Mateo

    Himawari is a Japanese Ramen Noodle house located in downtown San Mateo. Every block down here has a Japanese restaurant. Their chief rival, a couple miles away, is the legendary Santa…

  • Tokyo Foodie Restaurant Mini Reviews

    Where does a foodie eat in Tokyo? In the spring of 2015, we visited Japan for the first time in many decades. Our original trip was set many years ago, but…

  • Ippuku, Berkeley

    Why did we dine here? – Ippuku is a Japanese Izakaya style restaurant in downtown Berkeley focused on serving yakitori skewers cooked on robata charcoal grill, soba, ramen, and other dishes…

  • Pabu, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Pabu is a Japanese Izakaya-style restaurant in San Francisco’s Financial District from Michael Mina in partnership with Chef Ken Tominaga. The chef’s Hana restaurant in…

  • Sushi Kanesaka, Tokyo

    Best sushi ever! Why did we dine here? – The first food we think about when we were planning our Japan trip was Sushi. Sushi or sashimi is a favorite dish…

  • Nihonryori RyuGin, Tokyo

    Why did we dine here? – RyuGin (Inspired by a Zen poem that describes a powerful dragon) is a 3 Michelin Star Japanese restaurant in the Roppongi district of Tokyo. We…

  • Dons de la Nature, Tokyo

    Best Steak in the World? Why did we dine here? – After Sushi and Ramen, Steak was our next must try food in Japan. They are home to cattle taken to…