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: Chelsea Market Seafood and Sushi, NYC


Hidden away in what used to be an old meatpacking district is a shopping mall housing a fantastic array of fresh seafood and all kinds of cuisine. It’s a foodie’s paradise, and Sean insisted we start with one of the highlights there — the humongous steamed Maine Lobsters. They do lobster rolls too, but I think it’s too […]

Review: Sushi Ogawa, Washington DC


Tucked away in a chic Art Deco building amid the bustling streets of Dupont Circle is one of DC’s most raved-about new sushi restaurants. Chef Minoru Ogawa’s intimate restaurant makes room for 34 diners including 7 at the sushi counter for omakase. Chef Ogawa is also the man behind the popular Sushi Capitol. He’s a seasoned sushi expert having […]