maguro (tuna back), hotategai (scallop), sake (salmon), ibodai (butterfish), ebi (shrimp), hamachi (yellowtail) sashimi plate

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang – Superior Sushi in Chiaia, Napoli

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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is a hip and busy sushi restaurant in Napoli’s vibrant quarter Chiaia. With a dark an stylish interior design it caters to the fancy crowd and is well frequented both during the week and on weekends. For desired seating, reservations are in order. Still, since the restaurant is quite large, spontanous guest may also find some …

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.

maguro (tuna) with kappa (cucumber) maki inside out

Dox at Hyatt Regency Düsseldorf

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DOX is the in-house restaurant at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Düsseldorf, Germany. The upscale 5-star hotel is located in the city’s vibrant media harbour and offers not only one of the best places to stay in the city but an alternative to the many Japanese restaurants in town. With the largest Japanese community in Germany calling Düsseldorf their home, …

kanpachi (amber jack), maguro (bluefin tuna back), sake (salmon) sashimi

Matsumi – A Truly Authentic Japanese Restaurant

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Matsumi  is a very unique Japanese restaurant in Hamburg, Germany. Founded in 1982 it was targeted at the Japanese community in Hamburg and has since evolved into a highly praised and internationally awarded restaurant catering to guests from all around the world. Hideaki Morita (the executive sushi chef) and Petra Garling took over the restaurant in 1998 and focus on …

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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 …

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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.

shima aji (stripped jack, white trevally) sashimi

Akiko’s Restaurant – Truly Remarkable Japanese Cuisine

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Akiko’s Restaurant is a tiny restaurant with maybe 30 seats in total. It’s very popular and a true sushi classic in the Bay Area as I told you before. As a restaurant on my shortlist of the most amazing sushi restaurant in the world, I tend to go here whenever I am in San Francisco. This time I went here with …

sake (salmon), maguro (tuna), hamachi (yellowtail), hotategai (scallop), kaki (winter oyster) sashimi

Cho Cho San – Upscale Japanese Cuisine

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Cho Cho San is a rather posh and upscale restaurant in Potts Point, Sydney, catering to the trendy crown. It claims to be an authentic Tokyo izakaya style restaurant and certainly delivers in terms of a very reduced and simply design concept. It is the sister restaurant to The Apollo, the definitely best greek restaurant I have been to in …

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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.