Sushi Dai | Tsukiji Fish Market | Tokyo

Sushi Dai 5-2-1 Tsukiji | Tsukiji Fish Market | 6th Building Sushi Dai will likely serve you the freshest sushi you’ll have in your life. While critics call this Tsukiji Fish Market staple overrated due to its multi-hour waits, every bite is better than the next during their Omakase tasting menu. Sushi Dai was


Tanoshi 1372 York Ave | Upper East Side | New York City The old adage “big things come in small packages,” must have inspired Tanoshi when they set up shop in late 2012. An Upper East Side hole-in-the-wall, Tanoshi stands out as a hidden gem in Manhattan. Since they can only seat 10 people

Queens Comfort, Astoria

Queens Comfort 40-09 30th Ave | Between Steinway & 41st Streets | Astoria Queens Comfort serves some of the best home-style brunch in New York. From their famous disco tots to a long list of creative and delicious eggs benedict options, Queens Comfort offers a large selection of savory breakfast and brunch foods. Although there


Kosaka 220 West 13th Street | West Village | New York City Chef Yoshihiko Kousaka serves a delicious omakase tasting menu at this West Village gem which opened in late 2015. Chef Kousaka was previously with Michelin Star bearing Jewel Bako, also in New York. Though certainly not cheap at $145 for the omakase tasting, you’ll leave

Best Cocktail Bars in NYC

Best Cocktail Bars NYC I've been living in New York City for four years now and I love exploring the bars and speakeasies in Manhattan and the outer boroughs! I love getting new recommendations, especially for places that are either hidden, have great drinks and/or are off the beaten path. Since there are more

New York’s Best Food Markets

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Fujiya 1935 Restaurant Review | Osaka Japan

Fujiya 1935 2-4-14 Yariyamachi | Chuo-ku | Osaka, Japan I had the pleasure of dining at Fujiya 1935 in August 2016, during my second trip to Japan and first to Osaka! The restaurant holds the coveted 3-Michelin Star rating and serves up...that's right...Spanish cuisine! With a zen-like decor, over the top service and delicious

Sushi Zo NYC

Sushi Zo 88 West 3rd Street | West Village | New York City Sushi Zo opened in New York City in late 2015, expanding upon its two locations in Los Angeles. I initially didn't have this place high on my list as a chain restaurant skeptic, but the reviews looked very good and I decided

Sushi Daizen

Sushi Daizen 47-38 Vernon Blvd | Long Island City | Queens Chef Etsuzo is the mastermind behind this Long Island City, Queens sushi joint. For a relative bargain at $75 you can enjoy the omakase ("let the chef decide"), or if you prefer you can also order a la carte. If sitting at the sushi bar you


Kusakabe 584 Washington Street | Financial District | San Francisco Kusakabe is our go-to omakase pick for San Francisco, California. Chef Mitsunori Kusakabe was born in Kyoto, Japan and when you sit down at his sushi counter you feel like you're back in Japan! Opened in 2013, Kusakabe offers a-la-carte, omakase, and grand omakase options. Make