Sukiyaki Recipe

What’s Sukiyaki? via JustOneCookbook If you familiar with Japanese hot pot dish, you have probably heard of Shabu Shabu. With shabu shabu, you cook thinly sliced beef and pork in a clear kombu-based broth. The flavor is subtle and you dip the food in a ponzu or sesame based sauce. Sukiyaki is completely different; the…

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Fish & Seafood Guide: Monkfish, The Poor Man’s Lobster

Monkfish is known for its huge head and mouth, and its tight, meaty white flesh that is often compared to lobster meat. It’s commonly used in French cuisine, but it has only recently become popular in America. Only the monkfish tail is edible, and it’s sold whole or filleted. Any gray or tan membranes should…

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How Does Uni Taste Like?

What is uni? Pronounced oo-nee (aka not you-nee), uni is the Japanese word for sea urchin. Covered in sharp spines, the real gem of course is what’s inside the shell – edible pieces that range in color from a light yellow to a rich orange hue depending on variety, and almost resembling a tongue in…

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How To Eat and Cook with Shiso Leaves

What is shiso? Perilla frutescens var. crispa, also called shiso from Japanese シソ is a variety of species Perilla frutescens of the genus Perilla, belonging to the mint family, Lamiaceae. Shiso is a perennial plant that may be cultivated as an annual in temperate climates. The plant occurs in red (purple-leaved) and green-leaved forms. There…

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Log In To Our FREE Yelp Wifi and Unlock Deals & Specials

When you sign in to our FREE Yelp Wifi, you don’t only get free internet, you unlock deals and specials reserved only for our Yelp Wifi users. So, don’t miss out! Free order of gyoza after 10 visits Free can of soda with $20 sushi cafe purchase and more!

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Fish & Seafood Guide: Black Tiger Shrimp

Striped like its jungle namesake, the black tiger shrimp is available year-round and is one of Asia’s major aquaculture products. Most tiger shrimp is farmed, though a significant amount is harvested from the wild by trawlers working mud bottoms from very shallow water to depths beyond 300 feet. The largest of 300 commercially available shrimp…

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Japanese Braised Pork Belly (Buta no Kakuni)

There is nothing like rich, buttery pork belly over rice. Nothing like it. AGREED? Buta no kakuni, Japanese braised pork belly, is one of those dishes that makes your mouth water just thinking about it. Tender, juicy chunks of pork belly that have been braised until tender and glazed in a braising liquid made from dashi (Japanese…

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Complete Guide To Bok Choy

Botanical name: Brassica campestris BOK CHOY NUTRITION FACTS Cultivated in China for centuries, bok choy has played a large part not only in its cuisine, but in traditional Chinese medicine. Today, it’s a staple in both Asian and American recipes. A deep green leafy vegetable that resembles Romaine lettuce on top and a large celery…

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Guide To Japanese Mushrooms

You may have visited the market and have seen funny looking Japanese mushrooms in our produce section. With so many different shapes, textures and flavors, we wanted to put together a quick guide for you to understand what each mushroom is and how to cook with these delicious Japanese mushrooms! (See our Japanese Mushroom board…

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What is Nata de Coco??

Nata de coco (also marketed as “coconut gel”) is a chewy, translucent, jelly-like food produced by the fermentation of coconut water, which gels through the production of microbial cellulose by Acetobacter xylinum. Originating in the Philippines, nata de coco is most commonly sweetened as a candy or dessert, and can accompany a variety of foods,…

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