Archive for July, 2010

Sushi roll rules!

So here are our official Sushi Pro guidelines to sushi roll creation. Actually there are no rules, but it’s an excuse for this opinionated writer to force a narrow viewpoint on an impressionable audience. But since you’re here, why not? So take a few minutes away from constructing those PB&J rolls, and read up! Sauces […]

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Maido Japanese Rest – Doral, FL

Rating: Maido Japanese Rest 4267 NW 107th Avenue, Miami, FL 33137 Phone: 305-592-4002 Maido is a little Japanese Izakaya located in Doral, FL run by a pair of great chefs – Hiroshi and Genya. Genya spent many years working at Matsuri in nearby Coral Gables before the team opened up Maido Japanese Restaurant in the […]

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Wazzup Wasabi

A friend of ours recently remarked that she had tasted fresh wasabi for the first time. She had not known that there was any difference, wasabi is wasabi right? Well of course, that’s not true. But if you live in a place where there are no sushibars willing to buy wasabi from one of the […]

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Revenge of the ROLLS

Sushi rolls are big in America, really big! They seem to have displaced so many other forms of sushi, and certainly dominate the menus at most American sushi bars. While bemoaned by coastal dwelling purists, the emergence of sushi rolls has been both neccessary and inevitable. Sushi rolls enabled sushi to penetrate rural America. But […]

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Sushi Joe, Doral FL

Rating: Sushi Joe 9557 Northwest 41st Street Doral, FL  33178 305-591-4312 Sushi Joe is a hidden treasure in a vast sea of mediocrity that is the mainstream US sushibar scene today. In an unassuming strip mall in Doral, Florida we found this cross-cultural modern bastion of interpretive sushi run by the humble sushi master called […]

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