Monthly Archives: April 2014

IZAKAYA | イカセンター (Ikacenter)

Arrival of a proper ‘seafood’ izakaya. This chain originated from Shinjuku brought along the ‘live squid’ and plenty of goodies straight from the Japanese fish market, thanks to its scale and network with national seafood distributors. The ‘omakase’ set was … Continue reading

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SAKE | 府中誉酒造 (Huchuhomare)

The first sake maker session LG has ever attended, the 7th generation owner/sake maker of this 150 years old brewery Yamauchi-san (山内孝明) did impress with the passion he has shown. Revived an ancient rice type some 20 years ago called … Continue reading

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OMAKASE | Sushi Mori Tomoaki

Our frequent readers will know we tend to rank Mori-san quite differently for his sushi lunch session versus his omakase dinner. Concur with views of a friend that just visited the day before, it is a top-heavy approach to satisfy … Continue reading

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RAMEN | 麺処 金田家 かなだ家 (Kanadaya)

Tang lung street in town is now officially declared a tonkotsu ramen war zone! With the mega popular incumbent Butao and the Hakata heavyweight Ikkousha already established there, the reigning tabelog No. 1 ramen in Fukuoka recently made their quiet … Continue reading

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SPEAKEASY | Moving Kitchen

Wine buddy HL’s birthday dinner at the Wine Vault brought along Raymond Fung’s new concept that will cook for charity with all proceeds after deducting food cost going to a beneficiary of the client’s choice. A team of young and … Continue reading

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OMAKASE | 鮨佐瀬 (Sushi Sase)

A much talked about session, finally putting together some sake fans to try out a few rare bottles to be backed by Sase-san’s most reliable execution. From 鍋島 (Nabeshima) to 勝山 (Katsuyama), together with some other rare finds: 鳳凰美田 ‘Phoenix’ … Continue reading

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SUSHI | 植原 (Uehara)

Another member of the Sushi 2.0 clan fresh out of the gate. Uehara-san, though still got a baby face, has some 14 years of experience under his belt with the last 8 spent at Sushi Hiro. Edomae with a modern … Continue reading

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