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Best Houston Japanese Restaurants for Omakase

POSTED: October 2, 2019 AT 2:57 pm   /   Featured, Food Finds, Japanese

The literal translation of the Japanese word omakase is “to entrust”.  More loosely defined, the word means “I will leave it up to you”. In American Japanese dining, the term has taken on a life of its own. It is now colloquially used to define a series of rotating menus and seasonal experiences offered at […]

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New Houston Restaurant Shun Merges Japanese Tradition with Contemporary Flavors

POSTED: November 13, 2018 AT 6:22 pm   /   Food Finds, Japanese

Naoki Yoshida says he has been cooking authentic Japanese food for 18 years. The Houston native and second-generation Japanese-American worked at his family’s sushi restaurant, Nippon, starting when he was only 15. Since then, he has honed his craft by training in Japan, Chicago, Los Angeles and Miami. Now, Yoshida is bringing his take on the simplicity and […]

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