November 1, 2016

Bay Eats Japan – November 2016

by Sarah Han

Raindrop Cake, photo via Aquarius Tea

Welcome to Bay Eats Japan, where we’ll alert you to newly and soon-to-be opened Japanese restaurants and bars in the Bay Area.

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March 17, 2014

Tokyo JUNKtion: Hosomaki Diaries

by Yoko Kumano


Trends in roll combinations in the States are rapid, with so many joints coming up with their own “house” rolls.

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October 25, 2013

Furochan Eats: Out in Otaru, Hokkaido

by Florentyna Leow


The temperature readings for the past week have been falling to lows of nines and elevens (that’s Celsius, for all you Americans out there).

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February 6, 2013

Casa de Kei: Uni + Tobiko Pasta

by Keisuke Akabori

Ladies and gentlemen, meet Keisuke aka Kid Skwid, my beloved brother. He has recently been promoted to sous chef at the famed Spago restaurant in Beverly Hills.

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December 19, 2012

Uni + Ikura Custard

by Kayoko Akabori

Chilled ikura and uni chawanmushi (steamed egg custard) at Sushi Kuni restaurant.

*Photo by Johnny Lopes 

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May 16, 2012

Postcard from LA: Uni + Burrata OMG

by Kayoko Akabori

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Uni, burrata, button mushroom, yuzu
Son of a Gun
Los Angeles

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September 6, 2009

Hokkaido JUNKtion: Oujousushi (Hakodate)

by Yoko Kumano

Oujousushi (Hakodate)

Hakodate is famous for its fresh seafood, so eating sushi was necessary. Being total newbies to the area, we chose a sushi restaurant that was listed in our JTB (Japan Travel Bureau) guide magazine.

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