Tag Archives: sushi

The Spurious Sushi Exclusion Zone

I try not to be too much of a food snob but there are a few things that just sort of make me nervous for no good reason, and having sushi far from the open sea is one of them.  This is bogus for any number of reasons, most notably that a great deal of…
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Gastronavistalgia in New York City

Where's my flux capacitor when I need it? We all live in the past to some extent, but a recent episode of dining in New York City with Professor N reaffirmed that we sometimes eat in the past too. First, we decided on the basis of a review in New York Magazine to dine at…
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Porter ExChanges

I ventured out at Lunch today for several reasons, not least among them to get some spring air.  And some lunch.  The destination: Porter Exchange.  The observations: several... Kotobukiya Sushi Bar is doing great.  I had a very nice crunchy spicy salmon roll. Kotobukiya Market is closing on May 10.  I wish it were otherwise,…
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Super big sushi, huge size never seen

I didn't notice the slogan on the menu until most of the way through the meal at Super Fusion Cuisine in Brookline.  It proclaimed proudly if oddly, "First time ever in Boston.  Super big sushi, huge size never seen."  I kinda like the sound of that, although I'm not sure how much size matters with…
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San Francisco in six shades of blue

Coit Tower in the fog Saba sashimi at Ozuma Ti Couz Creperie Lemon cake with blueberries at the Slanted Door (brought in apology for a misplaced entree) The Contemporary Jewish Museum The Bay Bridge at dusk
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Trying to teach Twitter at Minado

I met up with some good folks I used to work with for our quasi-monthly "fest." We chose Minado, an all-you-can-eat sushi and buffet joint in Natick across the street from the shiny new mall that's too cool to call itself a mall, the Natick Collection. I'm told it's breathtaking. Clockwise from lower left: edamame…
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Snappy Sushi comes to Davis Square

Although its grand opening might have been obscured by nearby Chipotle's free burrito day promotion on Thursday, Snappy Sushi is a welcome addition to the Davis Square dining scene.  Especially the lunch scene.  The intrepid FG marketing group set out to investigate. Nice clean space, sage green and blond wood.  Unusually, there is just one…
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