Tag Archives: sushi

Hiko Sushi

2 Dec

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I don’t have much to say about Hiko Sushi, other than to say it’s great. People totally play up the sushi “nazi” thing. The chef isn’t very friendly, but he’s not rude. I’d say it’s more that he’s reserved and formal.

In any case, the fish is top-shelf, which is all that really matters. Click through for some pictures.

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Kiriko Sushi – Innovative Flavors

26 Aug

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I usually prefer my sushi pure and straightforward, as it is at Sushi Zo and Hiko Sushi. Kiriko Sushi is a Jonathan Gold favorite, so I decided to reserve judgment on the use of mango slices and lots of sauces. No surprise that Kiriko is really great, but it may have even turned me on innovation in sushi.

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Tomb of the Unknown Japanese Restaurant in Tienmu

16 Jan

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Like an idiot, I didn’t write down the English name of this wonderful Japanese restaurant we went to in the Tienmu neighborhood of Taipei. If you can read the business card below, let me know and I’ll update this post. It would be a service to mankind because this was an incredible kaiseki meal that cost about $25 each all in.

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Tsujita Dinner – Yes, There’s a Lot of Pork

9 Oct

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“You know we don’t serve ramen for dinner?”

We knew that going in, having been for ramen during lunch several times. But the servers would greet everyone walking in for dinner with this line. Several parties walked out before sitting down.

I was prepared for disappointment, considering the expectations that tsukemen creates and after reading tons of Yelp reviews complaining about the dinner. But dinner turned out to be pretty good.

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