Hibachi dining was once a novelty reserved for special occasions. While such spots are plentiful today, the challenge now is making sure the food is equal to the theatrics. Our dinner at Atami delivered on both counts. While on the pricey side (the same fare at lunch is half-off), our…
A Heights hangout for lovers of sashimi, rice bowls, and sake.
A shabu-shabu joint from the fevered imagination of Tatsu Aikawa, the power behind Ramen Tatsu-Ya and Kemuri Tatsu-Ya.
The sushi here makes the ocean seem not so far away.
Modern Japanese food is the star at this downtown Plano restaurant.
An unassuming strip mall houses this diamond in the rough.
It’s hard to remember the days when Musashino was the premier, albeit almost only, sushi spot in town. It’s where Tyson Cole (who went on to found the Uchi empire) and Kazu Fukumoto learned to slice fish, and now Fukumoto has his own spot. As you’re heralded by greetings, you’ll…
A quick-service Japanese restaurant with quality ingredients.
Dashi-style ramen in Lower Greenville.
A roomful of (mostly young) folks contentedly wielding chopsticks and slurping noodles is proof that this California chain has found its niche in Midtown. Piping-hot brussels sprouts tempura and cold Sapporo beers got us off to a good start, but we agreed that the No. 1 ramen bowl—tonkotsu black, with…