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 …

sake (salmon), ika (squid) sashimi

Nori Sushi Bar – Mexican infused Japanese restaurant in Vomero, Napoli

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Nori Sushi Bar is a small Japanese restaurant with about 30 seats in Vomero, Napoli. Although the name might be deceiving, the restaurant offers table dining only. The atmosphere is somewhat stylish and simplistic with a mixture of dark walls and thick wooden tables. Some dishes on the menu are influenced by Mexican cuisine, e.g. sushi tacos, but classical Japanese …

ebi (shrimp) with roe, aji (mackerel) sashimi

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang – Upscale Sushi in Chiaia, Napoli

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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is one of the many sushi restaurants in Napoli’s posh quarter Chiaia. It is a sister restaurant of Jap One, one of the best Japanese restaurants in town, and caters to the trendy crowd with a chic and modern interior design with a large cocktail bar and a lounge on the lower level. The restaurant servers …

ibodai (butterfish), toro (fatty tuna belly), sake (salmon), tako (octopus) sashimi

IKI Sushi – Contemporary Japanese Cuisine in Quartieri Spagnoli, Napoli

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IKI Sushi is a chic Japanese restaurant with a large vinoteca on the lower level. It advertises itself as serving contemporary Japanese and Asian cuisine for lunch and dinner. Among the various traditional trattorias in the area, it is a rather posh and trendy place with an obvious focus on cocktails and wine in addition to food. So it might …

tai (sea bream) nigiri

ICHI Sushi – Amazing sushi on Mission Street in San Francisco, California

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ICHI Sushi is a hip sushi restaurant on Mission St in San Francisco, California. Voted one of the best sushi restaurants in the San Francisco area, it is highly frequented and busy almost every night. For good seats reservations are a must but for quick bite you might be able to score a seat of you are willing to wait …

maguro (bluefin tuna back), sake (salmon), suzuki (sea bass), aji (mackerel), tako (octopus) sashimi plate

Akari – Traditional Japanese Cuisine in Hamburg Uhlenhorst

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Akari is a small and unpretentious Japanese restaurant in Uhlenhorst, Hamburg. It is operated by a Japanese family and is one of the very few authentic classics in town. The restaurant has about ten tables and very few seats at the sushi bar. As the sushi kitchen is very secluded, sitting at the bar is not as much of an …

katsuo (bonito) sashimi

Fuki Sushi – Supreme Japanese Cuisine in Palo Alto, California

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Fuki Sushi is a Japanese restaurant in Palo Alto, California and serves traditional dishes for lunch and dinner. As a sushi restaurant it is among the best in Silicon Valley and a must for any sushi aficionado. It’s authentic atmosphere provides a warm and welcoming setting for small and large groups. Although the restaurant is spacious, the interior setup provides …

toro (bluefin fatty tuna belly) nigiri

Sushi Ran – Incredible Sushi Delights in Sausalito, California

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Sushi Ran is among my favourite sushi restaurants in the world and it has been a classic for decades in the San Francisco Bay Area. Located in Sausalito, north of San Francisco, it offers most exquisit Japanese dishes for lunch dinner. I have been there many times, and make sure to go there whenever I am in the area. It …

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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 …