chu toro (bluefin medium fatty tuna belly), o toro (bluefin fatty tuna belly), maguro (bluefin tuna back) sashimi

Matsumi – Amazing Japanese restaurant in Hamburg

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Matsumi is among the best Japanese restaurants I have ever been to. It is not only the most amazing restaurant in Hamburg but maybe even Europe. For decades it has been catering to guests from all around the world with its unique and authentic atmosphere, interior design and exceptionally outstanding sushi bar that offers more than 50 varieties of sushi and …

o toro (bluefin fatty tuna belly), chu toro (bluefin medium fatty tuna belly), maguro (bluefin tuna back) sashimi

Matsumi – Superior Japanese Restaurant serving guests since 1982

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Matsumi is the go to address for superior Japanese cuisine in Hamburg, Germany or even Europe. The traditional restaurant has been around for decades and caters to locals, tourists and members of the Japanese community since 1982. It feels truly authentic with its timeless wooden interior and traditional Japanese tatami room. The sushi bar serves over 50 different types of sushi …

kama toro (bluefin extra fatty tuna cheek) sashimi

Matsumi – Tuna sashimi from another world

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Matsumi is my all time favourite sushi restaurant in the world. Every experience I had is benchmarked against the many amazing meals I had at this restaurant. Located in Hamburg, Germany, it is certainly the best Japanese restaurant I have been to in Europe and ranks among the best worldwide. For decades it has been among the go to sushi restaurants …

ika (squid) nigiri

Urubamba – Peruvian Japanese Fusion Cuisine in Chiaia, Napoli

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Urubamba is a Peruvian Japanese fusion restaurant close to the Villa Communale in China, Napoli. It opened recently and caters to the upscale clientele in the posh neighbourhood with excellent menu options and a stylish decor with a large windows front, offering nice views over the promenade. Among the many sushi restaurant around, it seems very popular which is why …

maguro (bluefin tuna back), sake (salmon), ama ebi (sweet shrimp), ika (squid), hamachi (yellowtai), chu toro (bluefin medium fatty tuna belly), akamutsu (seaperch) sashimi

Matsumi – The Japanese restaurant of choice

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Matsumi, the Japanese restaurant of choice in Hamburg, Germany, is located within the Alster Colonnaden close to the Alster river in the heart of Hamburg’s central business district. The uniquely designed Japanese restaurant provides a most authentic atmosphere and is open for lunch and dinner from Tuesday to Saturday. As it has been infamous for many years, reservations are in order.

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‘Osushi Japanese Restaurant – An Authentic Sushi Experience in Napoli, Italy

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While in Napoli, I went to ‘Osushi Japanese restaurant in Vomero, one of Napoli’s attractive night life areas, with some new friends. The restaurant is nicely decorated and seems to be focussing on authentic Japanese cuisine. Although influenced by the southern Italian nuances, it sticks to very classic sushi dishes with locally sourced fish etc. Compared to other sushi restaurant in …

omakase tennen hamachi (wild yellowtai) sashimi

Sushi Ran – Exceptionally Amazing Japanese Cuisine

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Once again, I was in the San Francisco Bay Area and took the time to visit one of my all time favourite sushi restaurants, Sushi Ran in Sausalito. It has been among the highly rated Japanese restaurants in the U.S. and the world and been highly praised by top media outlets in addition to my personal mission to tell the …

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Sushi Ran – Sushi Bar Exclusives

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Whenever I am in the San Francisco Bay Area, I have to make my mandatory visit to Sushi Ran, my all time favourite Sushi Restaurant in Sausalito. According to Michael Bauer, it os one of the only 3 places to go for great sushi in the San Francisco Bay Area, leading the list for nearly 3 decades. So as usual, I went …

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Sushi Ran – Inspiring Japanese Cuisine

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While being in San Francisco, I usually go to Sushi Ran at least once. Again and again, the restaurant keeps delivering on the highest expectations anyone could have. As the de facto gold standard for premium traditional Japanese cuisine in California, the sushi chefs surprise me every time I go there.