Umi Sushi From Fuyuhiko Ito [Coming Soon]

It’s been a few months since Fuyuhiko Ito‘s plans to open a Buckhead sushi bar started to leak out.  Now, it appears things are finally starting to come together.  The restaurant has been branded Umi, which is … Read more →

Miso Izakaya: Laurels Be Damned, Changes On The Horizon

Miso Izakaya and chef/owner Guy Wong have become critical darlings.  The end result is that this Old 4th Ward Japanese restaurant (and chef) has won and been nominated for a slew of awards across the foodiesphere.  … Read more →

Matsuhisa: The Restaurant That Started It All

My last meal in Los Angeles was a lunch at Matsuhisa in Beverly Hills.  Before I headed north to the bay of San Francisco, I wanted to sneak into this widely regarded sushi bar, the … Read more →

Black Cod … Tomo … ‘Nuff Said

Look at it … drool over it … want it.  Stare at that tempura batter soaking up the ponzu … crave it.  That, my friends in food, is one hell of a dish.  Courtesy of … Read more →

Watermelon Juice [Drink This Now]

Alcohol optional in this bad boy.  Freshly squeezed watermelon juice comes courtesy of Guy Wong’s Miso Izakaya.  And while I have your attention, check out this article on The Kitchn about watermelon cocktails. Miso Izakaya … Read more →

Ramen, Tacos, and Barbecue … and Tooshie Talk [Quick Hits]

Another day, another mini-food tour that is my burden. At least I had good company! Lunch Along with GI Joe, I took a Susie Washing Machine to lunch for her birthday.  She’s works near Cloverleaf … Read more →

MF Omakase Room at MF Buckhead [Splurges]

Patrons of all sorts debate the value of a meal at MF Buckhead, Atlanta’s most shi-shi sushi spot.  Together with MF Sushi Bar and MF Omakase Room, Chris Kinjo’s restaurants are the easiest way to … Read more →

Wasabi Grill Restaurant Review – Westside, Atlanta, GA [First Impressions]

Intown Atlanta has no shortage of burger joints and pizzerias.  Consequently, it seems that this reality costs us the opportunity to enjoy true ethnic food, as framed by our natural ethnocentrism, without having to haul … Read more →

Yakitori Jinbei Restaurant Review – Smyrna, GA [Updates]

Since my introduction to Yakitori Jinbei in late 2009 (thanks Spark Plug), the restaurant has worked itself into my regular rotation.  I’ve introduced several people to the joint, told countless others, and return whenever I … Read more →

Tomo Sushi Bar & Japanese Restaurant To Add Buckhead Location [Openings]

Buckhead’s sushi scene is about to get a lot more crowded. A few months ago, word broke that Tomo was set to open in The Ritz-Carlton residences building,  At the time, owner/chef Tomohiro Naito was not … Read more →

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