Review: Tatsuya, Goodwood Park Hotel


Tatsuya will always have a special place in my heart. It’s where Sean and I had our first proper date almost four years ago, and that omakase dinner was very memorable. I just loved the simple, elegant ambience where you could watch the army of chefs working their magic with fresh produce. But I’d always been curious […]

Review: Kura (East Village), NYC


New York City is not exactly a place renowned for its sushi. But Kura will give that stereotype a run for its money. Once you step past the unremarkable entrance, you’ll find yourself in an intimate 12-seater  furnished with an elegant light wood. Chef Ishizuka works against the backdrop of rough, aged brick. But there is a quiet elegance about […]

Review: Tanoshi Sushi Sake Bar, NYC


Prepare yourself for some major sushi porn. This is, in my opinion, one of New York City’s best-kept secrets. For a small, hole-in-the-wall 10-seater sushi bar with absolutely no pretences, this really wowed us both. This was an even better meal than the 1 Michelin-starred Jewel Bako. And here’s why. Overall: ★★★★1/2 No bullshit. Just top […]