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Kaiyo Grill & Sushi – A classic on Islamorada’s Old Highway

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On the way to Key West on Highway US-1 you come through Islamorada, the “village of islands” spreading over 5 of the islands known as the Florida Keys. Located at mile marker 81.7 of Islamorada’s famed Old Highway there is Kaiyo Grill & Sushi, a popular dinner restaurant for locals and travelers alike.

sake (king salmon), maguro (big eye tuna), suzuki (sea bass), hirame (halibut) sashimi

Akiko’s Restaurant – Traditional-Contemporary Sushi

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Akiko’s Restaurant is located near Union Square and the Dragon’s Gate to Chinatown at 431 Bush St in San Francisco (there is another restaurant also called Akiko on Mason St, so be aware to avoid any confusion). The restaurant is rather tiny with maybe 30 seats in total. It’s very popular and a true sushi classic in the Bay Area. …

sustainable zuke chu toro (bluefin medium fatty tuna belly) sashimi

Kusakabe – Kaiseki Style Sushi

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Kusakabe is a fairly new restaurant in the financial district of San Francisco at 584 Washington St. It opened its doors on June 16, 2014 and is owned and operated by sushi chef Mitsunori Kusakabe, the former sushi chef infamous sushi restaurant Sushi Ran in Sausalito. Kusakabe gained a Michelin Star in 2015 and surely is a remarkable sushi restaurant by …

chu toro (bluefin medium fatty tuna belly), unagi (freshwater eel) nigiri

Kikaku – A traditional Japanese restaurant in Düsseldorf

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Kikaku is a traditional Japanese Restaurant located in Düsseldorf, Germany. It offers limited seating and a small sushi bar and serves a large selection of fish among other common Japanese dishes. Not only due to the large Japanese community in Düsseldorf, the restaurant is frequently visited by Japanese nationals and provides an original atmosphere.