Posts Tagged ‘chirashi’

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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Of Sushi Yama and chirashi

Late last year the Sushi Yama in Boca Raton, FL moved a bit farther down in the same shopping center where they are located – The Garden Shops. This was to allow the anchor tenant, Publix to expand into a super Publix. A remodeling was in order, since they were moving anyway, presumably being compensated […]

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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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Osaka Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi, Destin FL

Rating: Osaka Japanese Steakhouse 34745 Emerald Coast Parkway Destin, FL 32541-3354 (850) 650-4688 From the outside this restaurant looks like a castle in Osaka, complete with appealing architectural detail. The decor inside is splendid and the entire place was clean when we visited. Our visit was in the off-season, no crowds, no wait. Bathrooms, food […]

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Matsuri Sushi, Coral Gables FL

Rating: Matsuri Japanerse Restaurant5759 Bird RdCoral Gables, FL  33155 Every now and then you find a place, hidden away from the tourists, that rises to local legend status. Matsuri is that kind of sushi restaurant. They’re located in a nondescript strip mall with a totally ineffective sign out front – no way to see this […]

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