Archive for December, 2011

New Years Osechi Ryōri in Miami

Update: osechi ryori recap here This is unfamiliar territory for most sushi lovers, so I thought I’d give a little background info. Some info about what it is, and details about the foods we’ll enjoy on January 3, 2012. Signup info, full menu and RSVP link can all be found on our New Years Osechi […]

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Our Ten Favorite Bento Babes of 2011

Bento boxes can be boring and straightforward. I’m sure most of you have seen the offering on the lunch menu at a run-of-the-mill sushi place. You know the type I’m talking about. Well the real tradition started with Japanese moms who would pack great lunch (bento) boxes for their kids and even their husbands, and […]

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South Florida Sushi “best of” Awards for 2011

Here is our totally subjective list of standout sushi items in South Florida for the past year. Being highly subjective means you won’t find any tempura cream cheese rolls on this list. It should be noted that there are sushi-boatloads of worthy runner-ups we’re dying to mention. But to start listing them too would defeat […]

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Fort Myers / Cape Coral Sushi Survey – Part 2

Winner of the Fort Myers Sushi Survey round 1 by TKO was Origami. We will never return to Sans Sushi unless drunk, but at Origami we can at least get decent sushi and sake, along with our very own signed masu if we become regulars. Now let’s take a look at two more Fort Myers […]

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Osechi New Years Dinner at Maido

If you like authentic Japanese dining opportunities you won’t want to miss this special New Years meal to celebrate o-shogatsu! It’s going to be held on Jan 3 in Miami at Maido Japanese Restaurant. Ozouni – 雑煮 is a traditional New Years soup made with mochi (glutenous rice cakes) The exact ingredients vary from specific […]

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Fort Myers / Cape Coral Sushi Survey – Part 1

So being in the area for a week, it seemed like a fun idea to go to some local sushi bars and try the sushi. You know, to compare, since I know nothing of the local sushi establishments. We decided to go and order standard sushi dinners at a few places and see what was […]

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