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Taipei: Addictive Aquatic Development

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I love the name of this place; so contrived. In fact, everything about Addictive Aquatic Development seems deliberate and ¬†purpose-driven. Its location, for example, is brilliantly chosen. It’s located behind a commercial fruit marketplace and a commercial vegetable market. It … Continue reading

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Homestyle Japanese: Aotoya Blue Door

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As a food-crazed man, I’m a firm believer in fostering a strong curiosity of food in my offsprings. I want to accustom them to the multitude of flavour and textural profiles present in various cuisines so that I can nurture … Continue reading

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Tokyo: Kyubei

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I was going through my email trying to find the notes I took of the exemplary meal my wife and I had a Kyubei but I couldn’t find them…I don’t know what happened to them. I distinctly remembered typing the … Continue reading

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Awful service, Hot room, and Fresh Yummy Fish: Sushi by Yuji

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Until a week ago, I never realized why most respectable sushi restaurants did not have clear, floor-to-ceiling windows. Heat. Direct sunlight produces heat. Combine that with a sushi restaurant bare ready for lunch service with a bucket full of just-mixed … Continue reading

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Taipei: Better than Tojo’s, at a 43% discount.

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Up until now, the most expensive sushi meal that I’ve had (by a longshot) was at Tojo’s. My wife and I ended up paying $700 after tax for an omakase meal with two beers at the sushi bar. Neither me … Continue reading

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Tokyo: Airport Sushi

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I usually research and plan out specific restaurants to eat at before I visit any city. Even for a city like Tokyo, which I have visited in excess of 10 times in the past decade, there are still countless restaurants … Continue reading

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Who(What) makes great sushi?

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Day 29 Sushi Mart… They say that it takes years of training to become a capable itamae. The greenest of apprentices begin by performing cleaning duty. If all goes well with the cleaning, they move on to preparing the sushi … Continue reading

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