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10 Best Non-Sushi, Non-Ramen Japanese Restaurants In NYC

Caroline Phelps | Posted 10.23.2014 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

Here is a list of exceptionally good Japanese restaurants offering specialties other than the beloved sushi and ramen -- Itadakimasu!

Peek Inside New D.C. Izakaya

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 03.28.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The wait is finally over. A little over a month after Japanese ramen shop Daikaya opened its doors, its upstairs izakaya opened Thursday...

8 Japanese Dishes For Beginners

Caroline Phelps | Posted 05.04.2013 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

What do you think of fermented soybeans (natto), firefly squid with pickled wasabi, chicken bones (nankotsu) and hearts, arugula salad with dried baby fish topped with a poached egg, and sea eel with soy and lemon? Probably not much or unappealing if you're not too familiar with Japanese food.

The Advent Of Izakayas

Caroline Phelps | Posted 03.04.2013 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

The past few years have seen Japanese food becoming one of many people's favorite cuisines and it's certainly not because of Americanized, watered down dishes. Izakaya fare is quickly becoming the new definition of Japanese food, so what exactly is Izakaya?

The House That Chicken Wings Built: NYC's Kasadela Izakaya (Video)

Liza de Guia | Posted 07.17.2012 | Home
Liza de Guia

The restaurant wasn't doing well financially; they knew they needed something special on the menu to draw in customers. But what could that one thing be?

Eating Through Vancouver, Long Weekend Edition

Jasmine Moy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jasmine Moy

I had four days in Vancouver and my mission was to eat like the locals. As we left the city, my thoughts weren't so much, "Goodbye Vancouver," but more, "I'll see you soon."

Chizakaya, Japanese Gastropub, Opens Tonight In Lincoln Park

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As open as Chicago is to experimental new restaurants, one concept has had trouble sticking in the city: the izakaya, a Japanese type of gastropub tha...