tobiko (flying fish roe) gunkan, avocado uramaki (inside out roll) with hamachi (yellowtail), ebi (shrimp), ika (squid), aji (mackerel), sake (salmon), maguro (tuna back), tai (sea bream) topping

Ryoko’s Japanese Restaurant – Quick Sushi Bites

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Ryoko’s Sushi Restaurant is a small subterranean restaurant serving sushi bites in downtown San Francisco for decades. The underground sushi joint creates the vibes of a Tokyo sushi bar and claims to serve a fresh fish daily with a distinctive flavour that is hard to find. Also they are open until the middle of the night, so we were able …

otoro (fatty tuna belly) nigiri with maguro (tuna back) tartare topping plate

Otoro81 – Upscale Japanese Cuisine in Chiaia, Napoli

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Otoro81 is among the best Japanese restaurants in Napoli and offers an upscale atmosphere with a cocktail lounge with DJ as well as a premium sushi menu to explore. During the week seats are available for walk-ins, on the weekend reservations are a must. As one of the few reference sushi restaurants in town, I returned once again for another …

white ebi (shrimp) gunkan (battleship sushi) with green tobiko (flying fish roe)

Tabi Fusion Experience – Japanese Cuisine in Napoli

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Tabi is a Japanese Fusion restaurant in the Santa Lucia area of Naples, close to the Castel dell’Ovo, Piazza del Plebiscito and Chiaia. It caters to the trendy crowd with an upscale menu, ranking among the most expensive sushi restaurants in town. It was recently opened by regionally infamous sushi chefs Stefano Parisio and Ignacio Hidemasa Ito and aims to …

gyoza (dumpling) appertizer

Jap One – A new Japanese Experience in Chiaia, Napoli

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Jap One is among the very best Japanese restaurants in Napoli and one of my personal favourites as well. In late 2018 the restaurant opened at a new location in Via Calabritto n.7 close to Piazza Dei Martiri in Chiaia, Napoli. Previously, I dined at the old location in Vico Santa Maria a Cappella Vecchia, which is just moments away but …

hamachi (yellowtail), maguro (tuna back), sake (salmon) sashimi, maguro (tuna back), sake (salmon), suzuki (sea bass), tai (sea bream) nigiri plate

OMU – Elegant Japanese Restaurant in Santa Lucia, Napoli

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OMU is an elegant Japanese restaurant that opened in Autumn 2018 in Santa Lucia, Napoli. It is located close to the waterfront walk at Via Partenope and is just minutes away from Chiaia, one of the upscale night life areas in town. The restaurant has about 15 tables and offers seated dining only. The interior is dominated by stylish tones …