Archive for the ‘sushibar’ Category

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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Akashi – South Miami, FL

Rating: Akashi Sushi 5830 S. Dixie Highway South Miami, FL  33143 305-665-6261 This is a great place to eat nigirizushi. Nigiri here are fresh without exception and sure to please. They are smallish, but priced very reasonably. The most expensive one on the menu is $3.75 for uni, which strangely comes literally as nigiri-zushi, instead […]

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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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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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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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Sakura Japanese Rest, Coral Gables FL

Rating: Sakura Japanese Restaurant 440 South Dixie Hwy. Coral Gables, FL 33146 305-665-7020 Sakura Japanese Restaurant is a nice looking place right on US1 in Coral Gables. We decided to go try it out and see how it stacks up. The guy working behind the counter is Japanese, which guarantees nothing, but always makes me […]

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