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Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013

Short Orders

The menu at NaNa Asian Fusion and Sushi Bar (4511 N. Oakland Ave.) is unique in Milwaukee County. The sushi list is normal enough but the entrées are cleverly organized. They are grouped by the sauces, from which you then
Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012

Terrific menu features sushi, Japanese fusion

In 2008, Brian Park opened Wasabi in Brookfield. The results of the restaurant's Japanese fusion cuisine were dazzling. Now Park has opened Kanpai, located in the spot formerly occupied by Nanakusa in Milwaukee's Third Ward...
Thursday, June 7, 2012

Korean barbecue, maki sushi among highlights

Situated on the block of Milwaukee Street between Wisconsin and Mason, part of a thriving scene of bars and restaurants, is Sake Tumi. The centerpiece of the restaurant is a long sushi bar that dominates the dining area. Sake Tumi's original...
Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Tokyo's Jiro Ono finds perfection in fish

Sukiyabashi Jiro, the tiny sushi bar tucked into a Tokyo subway station, is a neatly framed mirror...
Thursday, April 5, 2012

Short Orders

Fujiyama (2916 S. 108th St., West Allis, and 17395D W. Bluemound Road, Brookfield) provides two different Japanese dining experiences. During the tableside grill experience (a la Benihana), the chef runs the show. These tables are typically busier...
Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010

Newly expanded, reopened Japanese restaurant one of the city’s best

“You expect me to eat all of that?” While you won’t hear those words at many Japanese restaurants, that sentiment is a definite possibility at Kyoto. The customer I overheard was referring to a sashimi plate ($10)—and it was the lunch portion. The sashimi plate includes 10 slices, large by Japanese standards, of raw fish. The selection is “chef’s choice,” but most likely there will be ruby slices...
Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009

Takara’s Quality Japanese Food

In the early 1980s, Milwaukee had just one sushi bar: Koto. But times have changed, and even suburbs like Greenfield and Brookfield now have multiple options for Japanese food. Bluemound Road in Waukesha County could practically be called Sushi Alley, with places like Fujiyama and Wasabi.
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009
Despite the name, when you enter Lucky Liu’s you feel as if you have entered a small Japanese restaurant. It is an attractive place with a spare decor, wooden floors, simple tables and a four-seat sushi bar. Then the menu arrives and it is an even divide between things Japanese...
Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Lessons in Japanese cuisine

Benihana may be internationally known for theatrical teppanyaki favorites like the steaming onion choo-choo train and the ol’ eggshell in the chef’s hat-flip trick, but it has another Japanese specialty hidden up its kimono sleeve: sushi! While the enduring Asian culinary tradition of sushi...