Japanese

chirashi bowl at Azuki Sushi in San Diego

Azuki Sushi

01/05/2017 - 4:19pm

These days, we no longer count candles but instead just enjoy the company of friends, such as this surprise birthday meal at Azuki Sushi in Banker's Hill. Since the restaurant was...

Linguine Pescatore, Santa Lucia Style at Shin's La Jolla

Shin's La Jolla

11/14/2016 - 10:44pm

Ever tried Italian Japanese food? Don't let that unfamiliar combination keep you away. We were invited to try out this new spot called Shin's La Jolla in downtown La Jolla.

The restaurant...

Wild Local Halibut Ceviche and Seikyo Omachi Junmai Ginjo Namazake at Saiko Sushi in North Park

Saiko Sake & Sushi Bar - Sake Flights & Bites Series

09/12/2016 - 1:26pm

I've heard positive things about Saiko Sake & Sushi Bar for a while and finally bit for a Sake Flights & Bites event. This was the first of an on-going series and featured...

Midori Roll at Nozomi Sushi

Nozomi Sushi and Teriyaki (Convoy)

04/29/2016 - 7:08pm

Even though I work close to Convoy, I still haven't tried that many places in the area. One place that does pop into mind is Nozomi because we're fans of the katsu curry and the chirashi bowl. We...

hostess stand at RA Sushi San Diego

RA Sushi Bar Restaurant (San Diego)

11/19/2015 - 10:51am

The only time we've stepped into RA Sushi has been during Taste of Downtown events.

The hostess would direct us to the left, where the bar and samples were.

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chopsticks and cranes at Yu Me Ya Sake House

Yu Me Ya Sake House

06/18/2015 - 5:29pm

We were driving home from Orange County after a family gathering and decided to check out Yu Me Ya Sake House basd on their solid yelp reviews. This Encinitas restaurant lies along the coast...

Holiday Roll at EON Sushi in Costa Mesa

EON Sushi

04/14/2015 - 11:58am

Last year Dennis and I were visiting family in Orange County and decided we were in the mood for sushi. We headed to a restaurant called "I Love Sushi" which Dennis had visited a couple times in...

Hollywood roll at Izumi Japanese Restaurant in Poway, CA

Izumi Japanese Restaurant

01/08/2015 - 10:52pm

We were grubbin' like fools throughout December due to it being my birthday month. I signed up for tons of ibirthday club restaurants and Izumi Japanese Restaurant offered 50% off your entire bill...

T-set (ramen + appetizer) at Shin-Sen-Gumi in Fountain Valley CA

Shin-Sen-Gumi (Fountain Valley)

12/02/2014 - 10:36pm

My cousins and I were trying to find a place to eat in Fountain Valley and we decided to get ramen at Shin-Sen-Gumi. I have tried their special event edition ramen at the Ramen Yokocho Festival in...

Underbelly - Pork Belly Buns

Underbelly Ramen House (Little Italy)

11/13/2014 - 7:10am

A couple months ago, my nephew flew into San Diego for comicon. He wanted to grab some food nearby so we headed to Underbelly Ramen House in Little Italy. The restaurant is on the smaller side...

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ - Sweet Soy, Spicy, and Ponzu dipping sauces

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ - happy hour

08/19/2014 - 9:19pm

I've been meaning to visit Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ with Dennis and we finally made it there this week. Our friend David joined us for dinner to check out the Monday all day happy hour. It was busy...

Santo Sushi - Lemon Roll

Santo Sushi

07/24/2014 - 3:53pm

I picked out a newer place called Santo Sushi for a post-workout dinner. Santo Sushi is located east of I-15 off Clairemont Mesa Blvd on the left side of a plaza that also housed a Vons grocery...