tobiuo (flying fish) uramaki (inside out roll)

Fuki Sushi – Amazing Japanese Cuisine in Palo Alto

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Fuki Sushi is an upscale Japanese restaurant in Palo Alto that has been around for decades. It caters to the sushi aficionado with an outstanding menu of specialties and classics. It offers seats at the sushi bar, in tatami rooms and in a regular dining hall. It’s among the best and most authentic sushi restaurants in Silicon Valley. So I …

amaebi (sweet shrimp) sashimi

Osaka Japanese Restaurant – Bites with a Neapolitan Twist

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Osaka Japanese Restaurant is a huge sushi restaurant close to the sea front in Santa Lucia, Napoli. It offers an all you can eat menu for both lunch and dinner with a vast menu to select from. Due to its location it caters to a touristic crowd and is not fully occupied on most week nights. Although I usually skip …

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 …

sake cava tempura (deep fried grilled salmon skin) te maki plate

Koi Sushi – Japanese restaurant in the center of Napoli

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Koi Sushi is a popular Japanese restaurant in the heart of Napoli that offers an asian infused all you can eat menu for both lunch and dinner. It is a huge restaurant with 3 floors and room for loads of people. The place is very popular among both locals and tourists and is very busy almost every night. Without a …

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 …

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 …

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 …