Category Archives: Omakase

Maumi Sushi

Going to sushi counter that is Japanese owned is in chapter one, verse one, of any self respecting sushi lover. But when even that just isn’t quite good enough, I come here. Here it is folks, the only sushi counter … Continue reading

Hoshi Sushi

Ever since I came back from my trip to Japan and New York, I missed some good, properly done sushi so I’m always on the look out for an authentic, edomae sushi counter in Vancouver. Hoshi Sushi is exactly what … Continue reading

Seattle: Shiro’s Sushi (Revisit)

I don’t usually do restaurant revisits: every revisit is a missed opportunity to try something new. But every time I fly to or from Seatac, I try to come here: because it’s that good. My favorite sushi restaurant in Vancouver … Continue reading

New York City: Soto (**)

Uni (sea urchin) has always been one of my passions, so when I heard of an Two Michelin Star omakase counter offering a tasting menu that specializes in uni in this beautiful city of New York, I just have to … Continue reading

New York City: Ichimura (**)

I absolutely love sushi so sitting in front of a Michelin Star sushi counter when I’m in New York is a must for me. I didn’t want to blow it all out and go to Masa so I went for … Continue reading

Shirakawa

Shirakawa is a newly opened restaurant in Gastown with roots in Japan specializing in Kuroge Wagyu Beef. With credentials like this, I was hoping the food would let me re-experience some of the best beef I’ve ever tasted while I … Continue reading

Seattle: Shiro’s Sushi

When I heard that one of Jiro Ono’s apprentice had his own shop in Seattle, I immediately made a priority to visit it. Only about five months after my Japan trip, I was already missing those ultra fresh pieces of … Continue reading

Tokyo: Sukiyabashi Jiro (***)

The only sushi restaurant in the world that needed no introductions. It was awarded 3 Michelin Stars, and the chef is the oldest one alive with that accolade. The Japanese government recognized him as a living national treasure. Its reservations … Continue reading