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 …

king sake (king salmon), suzuki (sea bass) sashimi

Sushi Ran – Exquisite Japanese Cuisine

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Once again I went to my all time favourite sushi restaurant in Sausalito, California: Sushi Ran. For man 3 decades is has been the de-facto standard for exquisite Japanese cuisine at the highest level in the San Francisco Bay Area. I myself have been there various times over the last years and always come back on every trip to California.

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Sushi Ran – An All Time Classic

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Sushi Ran in Sausalito truly is an all time classic. For more than 30 years, it has been recognised among the top Japanese restaurants in the U.S. if not even the world. Highly praised by Michelin, Zagat as well as news outlets such as San Francisco Chronicle, Wall Street Journal or USA Today, it certainly is worth a visit for …

sake (king salmon), maguro (big eye tuna), suzuki (sea bass), hirame (halibut) sashimi

Akiko’s Restaurant – Traditional-Contemporary Sushi

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Akiko’s Restaurant is located near Union Square and the Dragon’s Gate to Chinatown at 431 Bush St in San Francisco (there is another restaurant also called Akiko on Mason St, so be aware to avoid any confusion). The restaurant is rather tiny with maybe 30 seats in total. It’s very popular and a true sushi classic in the Bay Area. …