Restaurant IImori, Frankfurt

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Oops! Gerade habe ich bemerkt, dass ein paar unveröffentlichte Blogposts in der Warteschleife versauern. Dieser hier stammt von einem Besuch im Restaurant Iimori ende Februar dieses Jahres. Tja, das ist wirklich schon eine Weile her aber denke das ist noch im Rahmen und bevor das jetzt in den virtuellen Archiven verstaubt, dann doch lieber veröffentlichen. Read the rest of this entry »

Sushi Yasuda, New York

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The business district of Midtown Manhattan is unsurprisingly loaded with Sushi Restaurants. Among those many places, one that stands out and which I first heard of from Luxeat and Chuckeats is Sushi Yasuda. After I had lunch at Bar Masa on my last New York visit 2 years ago, I now felt compelled to give Yasuda a try. So I went there on my own for a late lunch on a monday and luckily it wasn’t a problem to get a seat at the bar right in front of Yasuda-San, a charming and funny person who – I found out during that meal – really knows what he’s doing Read the rest of this entry »

Sashimi Riddle – Update with Solution

Back in Germany now. Time now to unveil all my other experiences and impressions from my trip. I’ll start with a riddle since on my first day in Malaysia I already had some quite unusual things I never thought I’d eat there. it was in a Japanese restaurant though. But I’m not sure anyone could guess those meals. I’ll post the pics now and the solutions later in case anyone wants to play the game.

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One hint for this one: it isn’t beef. Read the rest of this entry »

Bar Masa, Time Warner Centre, NY

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Masa and Bar Masa are reputedly the 2 mythical sushi restaurants in New York, if not the US. I have read several times about their extremely high standards, importing fresh fish from Tokyo on a daily base, but at the same time of course I also heard about their astronomic prices. So there I was in New York, so close to Sushi heaven thinking about my probable value for money return, and I just gave myself a kick: at least once should I experience Sushi of outstanding quality. I went for lunch.

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