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 …

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 …

otoro (bluefin fatty tuna belly) tartare

Otoro81 – Excellent Japanese cuisine in Chiaia, Napoli

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Otoro81 is a newly opened upscale sushi restaurant in Napoli’s nightlife district Chiaia. It features a posh cocktail bar, is highly frequented by the trendy crowd and definitely an must for any sushi aficionado. As the restaurents is very busy on weekends, reservations are in order. Alternatively, on some week nights, it is not so busy.

ika (squid), ama ebi (sweet shrimp) sashimi

Matsumi in Hamburg – One of the best Japanese restaurants around

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Matsumi is considered to be one of the very best Japanese restaurants around. Ever since the early 1980ies it has been catering not only to the Japanese community in Hamburg but to patrons from all around the world. The infamous sushi bar offers close to 50 different varieties of sushi and sashimi dishes and is absolutely one of its kind.

omakase fish preparation

Sushiya – Glorious Sushi Bar in Tokyo.

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How long after you try something amazing, do you forget about it? I’m writing this almost one year after we visited Sushiya in Tokyo, and I still remember the taste, the tenderness, the aroma of the otoro as if I was there, touching it. The same neurons that were firing up in my brain are making me salivate again today.

hon maguro (bluefin tuna) sashimi

Sushi Ran – One Of Its Kind

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Whenever I am in the San Francisco Bay Area, I go to Sushi Ran at least one time. More often than not I wish I could go there any other day. I truly believe the all time classic Japanese restaurant to be one of the very best restaurants in the world. So once again, I share some photos from one …

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.