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Shima Japanese – Miami Lakes, FL

Rating: Shima Japanese Restaurant 16873 NW 67th Ave Hialeah, FL 33015 (305) 821-2310 In yet another unassuming shopping center in North Miami there is a place called Shima Japanese that is well worth trying. The neon sign on the shopping center facade simply says “Sushi”, belying the core strength of this place – the kitchen. […]

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Tokyo Blue Sushi – Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Rating: Tokyo Blue 4040 Galt Ocean Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 Phone: 954-566-7500 There’s a new place in Fort Lauderdale called Tokyo Blue. They serve a lot of sushi and Thai food, with attitude and style. We’ll leave the critical look at their Thai offerings to a more qualified commentator over at Thai Cooks, but […]

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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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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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Sushi Profile: Marisa Baggett

Marisa Baggett grew up in Mississippi, where sushi restaurants are few and far between. Yet she decided to become a sushi chef, and has evolved into a cultural icon of sorts, a contemporary sushi master in her own right. Marisa trained at the California Sushi Academy, then settled down in Memphis, TN to begin her […]

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Australia takes legal action to stop Japanese whaling

Australia has threatened to do so for quite a while. Now it’s official they will take legal action to stop Japanese whaling in the South Pacific. Next week this drama will play out in The Hague, and the result might be a temporary ban on whaling activities in the South pacific while the proceedings take […]

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