Angels & Hearts Harajuku Creperie

Angels & Hearts Harajuku Creperie

Angels & Hearts Harajuku Creperie Angels & Hearts is a new dessert place that serves Harajuku-style crepes, a popular item in Japan. I noticed Angels & Hearts when I first visited Raki Raki because the two stores are actually connected, but the neon pink sign didn’t really appeal to me. Also, I don’t particularly care […]

Sushi Ninjas

Sushi Ninjas

Sushi Ninjas If you love sushi and you love a good bargain, check out Sushi Ninjas. Sushi Ninjas is a new food truck that recently debuted in San Diego. While I’ve been turned off by food trucks lately, Sushi Ninjas has renewed my excitement with their affordable prices and tasty rolls. Update: A second piece […]

Artisan Noodle Tatsuki

Artisan Noodle Tatsuki

Artisan Noodle Tatsuki Artisan Noodle Tatsuki is a new ramen shop that recently opened in San Diego. The chef trained for several years at the very popular Tsujita LA (my favorite place for tsukemen) before coming to San Diego to open his first restaurant. Given how much we love Tsujita LA, we were very excited […]

Sushi Yaro Lunch

Sushi Yaro Lunch

Sushi Yaro Lunch   As a follow-up to my recently published piece in San Diego Magazine on Sushi Yaro’s Lunch Bento Box, I wanted to provide a little more thorough review of the lunch options offered. I had heard of various lunch offerings at Sushi Yaro through their tweets. I had no idea the extent […]

Okabe Seifunjo

Okabe Seifunjo

Okabe Seifunjo Okabe Seifunjo is currently at Mitsuwa Marketplace San Diego, serving up fresh mochi treats. They are from Hokkaido, Japan and will be in town until June 6, 2016. Their set-up is front and center when you enter the market. Some of the sweets they are making include ohagi, sakura mochi and gyuhi mochi. […]

Tsuta (Tokyo)

Tsuta (Tokyo)

Tsuta (Tokyo) Tsuta is the first ramen restaurant to ever be awarded a Michelin star. During our trip to Tokyo, we made sure to visit. Eating at Tsuta takes some planning. You must get a ticket early in the morning before the restaurant opens and then come back at your designated time. The ramen shop […]

Nom Nom Bento

Nom Nom Bento

Nom Nom Bento Nom Nom Bento opened recently and it’s quickly become one of our new favorite spots in San Diego. The fast-casual eatery serves creative Asian inspired bento boxes and was opened by Craig Jiminez, who is also the executive chef at Supernatural Sandwiches (another one of our favorites). The restaurant offers four signature […]

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ Gyu-Kaku is a Japanese-style BBQ restaurant chain, with many locations throughout the US and other countries. We’ve passed by the one in San Diego many times, always seeing the crowd gathered outside, but had never been. We finally visited for lunch recently. I was pleasantly surprised to find that they offer a […]

RB Sushi (All You Can Eat)

RB Sushi (All You Can Eat)

RB Sushi (All You Can Eat) We celebrated my sister’s birthday last weekend, which could only mean one thing: time for another round of all you can eat sushi! I’m not a huge fan of AYCE sushi. The quality tends to be so-so, orders are forgotten, and I don’t like having to stuff myself with […]