AO Izakaya; Top of the Line Japanese Fine Dining in Paris

Japanese & Sushi | Paris France Europe

France

November 24, 2019

Japanese & Sushi

AO Izakaya; Top of the Line Japanese Fine Dining in Paris

Found on the Michelin guide and described as being one of the best fine-dining Japanese restaurants of the capital, AO Isakaya welcomes you in a classy ambiance, warm lighting, and upscale decor…

November 24, 2019 | Recommended | Paris

Ioki: An Excellent Sushi in Istanbul

Asian & Chinese | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 21, 2019

Asian & Chinese

Ioki: An Excellent Sushi in Istanbul

It has appeared on the lists, in all my searches, it’s one of the capital’s best Asian restaurants according to many... after a bit so pleasant lunch down at the Bosphorus, we grabbed a…

September 21, 2019 | Japanese & Sushi | Istanbul

Tsunami Antelias: New Decor, New Menu, Good Taste

Japanese & Sushi | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 24, 2019

Japanese & Sushi

Tsunami Antelias: New Decor, New Menu, Good Taste

I heard that tsunami has moved to a new location in Antelias, but I never imagined it would be such a marvel. Welcome to Tsunami Antelias, a wide restaurant created to amaze. Arrive in front of a…

March 24, 2019 | Restaurants | Antelias

Blueberry Maki Bar: Adorable Tasty Rolls, A Must Try in Paris

Asian & Chinese | Paris France Europe

France

October 13, 2018

Asian & Chinese

Blueberry Maki Bar: Adorable Tasty Rolls, A Must Try in Paris

Beautiful colors take you from a room to another, colorful chandeliers coming down from the ceiling, thick wood tables, walls painted in flashy colors... this place looks nothing like a Japanese…

October 13, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

"Mon Maki à Moi", Sushi Delivery: It's Not Good

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 06, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

"Mon Maki à Moi", Sushi Delivery: It's Not Good

The good thing is that they don’t use cheap green plastic leaves to separate the sushi... the not-so-good is that the rolls chew like gum!   Some say that I have an issue with "Mon…

September 06, 2018 | Reviews | Metn

A Cote Sushi: A Tasty Delivery in Beirut

Japanese & Sushi | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 06, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

A Cote Sushi: A Tasty Delivery in Beirut

A Côté delivers good quality sushi, I’ve been enjoying at work for the last week. A carton box, beautifully rolled sushi pieces, set one next to the other with no plastic…

September 06, 2018 | Reviews | Beirut

Sushi Circle Achrafieh, Needs Something...

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 14, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Sushi Circle Achrafieh, Needs Something...

Red and black placemats, a conveyor belt for grab and eat sushi plates, fresh vibes, music, and staff looking sharp and clean. Sushi circle has been open for some time now, and this is my second…

May 14, 2018 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Oceanus: A Sushi Restaurant in Achrafieh

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 14, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Oceanus: A Sushi Restaurant in Achrafieh

Oceanus, a seafood distributor that has a restaurant in the heart of Achrafieh next to Boubouffe and Sushi Circle. An old restaurant, paper placemats found at American diners, tight space with a…

May 14, 2018 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Benihana Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Resort: A Lovely Experience

Japanese & Sushi | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

March 13, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Benihana Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Resort: A Lovely Experience

Famous for serving Sushi and Teppanyaki for the last 50 years, Benihana has been a favorite for its live cooking islands and fine quality sushi. After visiting the one in Beirut, Passing by the Dubai…

March 13, 2018 | Recommended | Dubai

SAI: Rabieh’s Neighborhood Japanese Eatery is a Favorite

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 13, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

SAI: Rabieh’s Neighborhood Japanese Eatery is a Favorite

When I noticed that I'd been away from Sai for the last two years, a Japanese diner I used to enjoy at least once a month, it was time to visit again! Sai is much more than a Japanese eatery like any…

March 13, 2018 | Recommended | Metn

Le Sushi Bar: Beirut's Exceptional Contemporary Japanese Cuisine

Fish & Seafood | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 29, 2017

Fish & Seafood

Le Sushi Bar: Beirut's Exceptional Contemporary Japanese Cuisine

Beirut has a new name in Japanese fine dining cuisine, Le Sushi Bar, and it’s located in the heart of Achrafieh. I say “new” because the Le Sushi Bar has recently undergone some…

June 29, 2017 | Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh

Ichiban Express Delivery: Professional Packaging, Good Food

Japanese & Sushi | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 06, 2017

Japanese & Sushi

Ichiban Express Delivery: Professional Packaging, Good Food

Ichiban Express is a popular casual sushi restaurant with more than a dozen locations across Lebanon. I've been ordering a lot from them lately and have realized that their rolls as well as their…

January 06, 2017 | Restaurants | Lebanon

Osaka Beirut: Good Food, New Decor

Japanese & Sushi | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 28, 2016

Japanese & Sushi

Osaka Beirut: Good Food, New Decor

Osaka has recently changed and improved literally everything in it's premises in Hamra, taking the Japanese experience to another level. After ten years of operation, Osaka now boasts a new decor, a…

June 28, 2016 | Recommended | Beirut

YoSushi: Fast Lunch at the Conveyor Belt

Japanese & Sushi | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

April 28, 2016

Japanese & Sushi

YoSushi: Fast Lunch at the Conveyor Belt

YoSushi is a famous Japanese franchise which has made it to the world's busy cities and airports. It surely isn't the best sushi out there but one can't deny that it's good enough for a lunch escape…

April 28, 2016 | Restaurants | Dubai

SO Achrafieh: The Classy Sushi Delivery

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 24, 2016

Japanese & Sushi

SO Achrafieh: The Classy Sushi Delivery

I'm a fan of SO, I love it when Jimmy is behind the sushi bar, a restaurant I visit every now and then to enjoy fresh food in a casual ambiance we've been used to for the last decade or so. I didn't…

February 24, 2016 | Reviews | Achrafieh

Osaka: A Renowned Japanese Restaurant in Beirut

Japanese & Sushi | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 06, 2015

Japanese & Sushi

Osaka: A Renowned Japanese Restaurant in Beirut

I'll spare you the introductions and get straight to the point. Osaka is one of my favorite Japanese places in town and the restaurant has the finest, simplest, least complicated rolls in town. I…

March 06, 2015 | Restaurants | Hamra & Verdun

A New Concept: Rice Free Sushi Rolls at Ichiban (Discontinued)

Japanese & Sushi | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 12, 2015

Japanese & Sushi

A New Concept: Rice Free Sushi Rolls at Ichiban (Discontinued)

Ichiban has launched a new section and it's good: Rice-free rolls. An innovation which combines fresh ingredients together without the sticky structure. I personally loved them and hope you'll do…

February 12, 2015 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

A World Premiere: Sushi a la P.F.Chang's

Asian & Chinese | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 28, 2014

Asian & Chinese

A World Premiere: Sushi a la P.F.Chang's

Walking through the food court of Beirut City Centre, a banner caught my attention. P.F. Chang's is now offering sushi. Yes, for the first time, starting with their franchises in Turkey and Lebanon -…

August 28, 2014 | Japanese & Sushi | Beirut

Mon Maki a Moi: Special Doesn't Always Imply Better...

Japanese & Sushi | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 28, 2014

Japanese & Sushi

Mon Maki a Moi: Special Doesn't Always Imply Better...

Special! Yes Mon Maki A Moi is special like most people say it is… but what I experienced made me realize that it’s definitely special in more than one way… "Mon Maki A Moi" has…

July 28, 2014 | Restaurants | Jbeil

Tsunami: Enjoying Sushi on Kaslik's Waterfront

Japanese & Sushi | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

July 11, 2014

Japanese & Sushi

Tsunami: Enjoying Sushi on Kaslik's Waterfront

What a beautiful place, down on Kaslik's waterfront. A high glass facade, light relaxing colors, three TVs playing music videos, a bar, and on the upper floor, sofas for more intimate dining and more…

July 11, 2014 | Restaurants | Jounieh

Tsunami Achrafieh: My Second Visit, My Second Enjoyment

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 11, 2014

Japanese & Sushi

Tsunami Achrafieh: My Second Visit, My Second Enjoyment

Some say the food experience and taste vary between Tsunami in Antelias and Tsunami in Achrafieh, to those I say, I had the same experience at both locations - same food, same quality, same freshness…

April 11, 2014 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Cozmo, Zaitunay Bay: A Casual Mix of Dining Possibilities

International Cuisine | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 11, 2014

International Cuisine

Cozmo, Zaitunay Bay: A Casual Mix of Dining Possibilities

I've already visited Cozmo before, this trendy cosmopolitan restaurant located in the middle of Zaitunay Bay. On my last visit there, I tried their pizzas and other items on the menu, but this time…

April 11, 2014 | Restaurants | Beirut

Matsuri... And They Call That "Sushi" in Paris

Japanese & Sushi | Paris France Europe

France

February 22, 2014

Japanese & Sushi

Matsuri... And They Call That "Sushi" in Paris

Over a year ago, a friend of mine living in Paris, invited me to Matsuri. Today, this place has become a very popular Japanese restaurant and is now available on every other street around the…

February 22, 2014 | Restaurants | Paris

Tamashii's New Menu and Wider Choices: Rice...

Japanese & Sushi | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 27, 2014

Japanese & Sushi

Tamashii's New Menu and Wider Choices: Rice...

I recently heard that Tamashii has introduced a new menu...Tamashii, nestled in the middle between Mar Mikhael and Gemmayze is a small place that offers fine Japanese creations in a cozy well…

January 27, 2014 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Sushi on the Conveyor Belt at SÔ Achrafieh

International Cuisine | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 05, 2013

International Cuisine

Sushi on the Conveyor Belt at SÔ Achrafieh

Who doesn't know SO, Downtown or DT... three restaurants which have been around for years, maintaining the same quality - and I was going to say "and service" but I changed my mind... at least at SO.…

November 05, 2013 | Italian Food | Achrafieh

Perfect Sushi Made Easy at Home

Food Gadgets

September 20, 2013

Food Gadgets

Perfect Sushi Made Easy at Home

Professional, round sushi can now be created in your own kitchen with your own choice of fillings. With just three easy steps, you can make roll after roll, and will have your guests coming back for…

September 20, 2013

SAI: Third Visit, First Disappointment

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 10, 2013

Japanese & Sushi

SAI: Third Visit, First Disappointment

For the first time, I'm not going to write a detailed review about a restaurant I've visited, but rather I would like to talk about my disappointment regarding a popular issue on the rise around town…

September 10, 2013 | Restaurants | Metn

Kim Seoul, Paris 9e: A Sushi Place I Simply Enjoyed

Japanese & Sushi | Paris France Europe

France

July 27, 2013

Japanese & Sushi

Kim Seoul, Paris 9e: A Sushi Place I Simply Enjoyed

Kim Seoul is one of those restaurants you pass by often without any intentions of actually trying it one day... But you never know what actually drives you to a place. I was walking through Faubourg…

July 27, 2013 | Restaurants | Paris

Sushi at Casper & Gambini's: Seriously?

International Cuisine | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 06, 2013

International Cuisine

Sushi at Casper & Gambini's: Seriously?

A while ago I heard that Casper&Gambini’s introduced their sushi menu to their international variety of cuisines offered. Although when they launched the concept, I was very excited to try…

July 06, 2013 | Japanese & Sushi | Beirut

Le Sushi Bar: A Complete Luxurious Experience

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 05, 2013

Japanese & Sushi

Le Sushi Bar: A Complete Luxurious Experience

Le Sushi Bar, my all time favorite Japanese restaurant in Lebanon is a place I come back to every other month just to indulge in an overall experience unmatched elsewhere. A restaurant is not just…

July 05, 2013 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Ginger&Co. Hazmieh: Simply Yummy

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 22, 2013

Japanese & Sushi

Ginger&Co. Hazmieh: Simply Yummy

Ginger&Co. Japanese restaurant is located in Mar-Takla square, Hazmieh. This sushi express concept, established in 2010, is known for its lavish portions and quality presentations. Although…

February 22, 2013 | Recommended | Metn

Matsuri: The Sushi Conveyor Belt of the 16th District in Paris

Japanese & Sushi | Paris France Europe

France

December 08, 2012

Japanese & Sushi

Matsuri: The Sushi Conveyor Belt of the 16th District in Paris

Matsuri seems to be one of France's famous Japanese restaurants with more than 16 branches including different parts of Paris, Lyon, Reims and Saint-Etienne. In its Passy branch, Matsuri has a long…

December 08, 2012 | Restaurants | Paris

Le Sushi Bar: This is What I Call Japanese Cuisine

Japanese & Sushi | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 16, 2012

Japanese & Sushi

Le Sushi Bar: This is What I Call Japanese Cuisine

Lebanon has been invaded with a million sushi places that have been mushrooming on every corner of the country. I think that the meaning and real taste of proper sushi cuisine has been lost along the…

April 16, 2012 | Recommended | Beirut

Osaka Sushi Restaurant & Lounge

Japanese & Sushi | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 29, 2012

Japanese & Sushi

Osaka Sushi Restaurant & Lounge

"You eat well and feel light despite their use of a lot of Mayonnaise and variety of deep fried items." Osaka Sushi Lounge, situated in the Kantari area of Beirut at the entrance of Hamra street,…

March 29, 2012 | Restaurants | Hamra & Verdun

ShoCho Modern Japanese Restaurant & Lounge, Dubai

Fish & Seafood | UAE GCC Middle East

GCC

February 25, 2012

Fish & Seafood

ShoCho Modern Japanese Restaurant & Lounge, Dubai

 ShoCho knows how to broaden its customers interests by offering a large spectrum of tastes and flavors. ShoCho in Dubai is a unique place. It’s not a club, not just a restaurant, but a…

February 25, 2012 | Japanese & Sushi | UAE

Creek Side Japanese Restaurant, Dubai

Fish & Seafood | UAE GCC Middle East

GCC

February 25, 2012

Fish & Seafood

Creek Side Japanese Restaurant, Dubai

The Creek Side offers a one of a kind experience for Japanese cuisine lovers. Known for its superb dining outlets, the Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers offers a wide range of authentic…

February 25, 2012 | Japanese & Sushi | UAE

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