Tag Archives: Japanese

Skool
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Skool

Skool is located on a back street in Potrero.  If you didn’t know it, well, you wouldn’t!!  It’s a really cute little place with a charming patio exterior.  They really play on the Skool theme with their menu on school lined paper on a clipboard. Skool serves Japanese Kaiseki style...
Mitch’s Fish Market and Sushi Bar
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Mitch’s Fish Market and Sushi Bar

We were invited to take a tour of the United Airlines Customer Service Center at the Honolulu Airport, a perfect prelude to dining at Mitch’s Fish Market and Sushi Bar just 2 miles away. We were introduced to Mitch’s Fish Market and Sushi Bar several years ago by our local..
Nanzan Giro Giro
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Nanzan Giro Giro

Foodie friends love outdoing each other, and that’s just what my friend and chef Russell and his wife, Marcy, did with us on Monday night at Nanzan Giro Giro in Honolulu.  (They don’t actually have a website, so the attached link is to Yelp’s review.)  A simple full-window corner restaurant,..
Izakaya Yuzuki
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Izakaya Yuzuki

With a cold coming on, there’s nothing better than Ramen. There are tons of San Francisco restaurants that specialize in Ramen, and they’re popping up all the time, especially in the Mission District and the Valencia Corridor. We headed to Ken Ken Ramen, only to find them closed for a..
Maruya
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Maruya

Now this is a special place. Tucked into a nondescript block at 16th and Van Ness, you might pass this place by completely. But, certainly my foodie informants at EaterSF, InsideScoop, and UrbanDaddy, among others didn’t. The two chefs are Japanese-trained, and believe in the utmost simplicity in their preparation..
Ozumo
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Ozumo

Izakaya? I finally get it. We had to go to Walnut Creek last night, so we decided to avoid the traffic and have dinner in Oakland. (The new Caldecott Tunnel can’t come soon enough!!) We’ve been to Ozumo in San Francisco and Oakland many times. The downtown San Francisco spot..