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Tag: japanese

5 Jun

15 East Restaurant

There are so many delicious Japanese restaurants in New York..we are indeed fortunate.  Yesterday, however, I discovered one more on East 15th...

30 Jul


I love restraint which is probably why I love most things Japanese.  On Thompson Street, within a few doorways of a favorite Japanese restaurant,...

21 Nov

Kappo Masa

I love good food, but I am no foodie.  I look at the aesthetics, the noise levels, the service, the comfort of my seating – even the...

30 Mar

EN Japanese Brasserie

In restaurants I usually go for the smaller, more intimate spaces rather than the splashy stage sets of which Jean George’s Spice Market...

7 Oct

Shibui: Japanese Antiques

Walking along Water Street in Brooklyn I happened across a warehouse space filled to the gills with Asian pieces.  Japanese, it turns out,...

5 Oct

Shalom Japan

Offering an outrageous and seemingly random fusion of Japanese and Jewish cuisine, South Williamsburg newcomer, Shalom Japan, quite simply,...

23 Jul

Restaurant Ease in Manhattan

CATA, my new favorite Spanish restaurant in lower Manhattan, is a delightful find.  Easy on a summer evening, this is a tapas spot with all...

5 Oct

Rhapsodic at Bohemian

She is my insider friend; she had the number, which is huge.  Because Bohemian restaurant, a Japanese boite located in a building that has...

20 Jul

Zuma Wabi-Sabi

Layers of creativity always astound me.  Here you start with a restaurant of note, a great chef, his beautiful food, a photographer’s...

14 Apr

Kajitsu: Shojin Cuisine

On Manhattan’s LES resides a moment – an experience of quiet, meticulous proportions that surprises while it comforts.  Enter...

18 Mar

Massaging Octopus

 Recently premiered in NYC, Jiro Dreams of Sushi is a film that inspects the work of world-famous chef Sukiyabashi Jiro through the lens...

20 Jun


A number of years ago I was cruising the coast of Turkey and we sailed by a boat so totally unique and stylish that I have never forgotten her....

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