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Farewell Dinner = Sushi Win for Me!

“It is always sad when someone leaves home, unless they are simply going around the corner and will return in a few minutes with ice-cream sandwiches.” Lemony Snicket, Horseradish Tonight The Husband and I took The Girl out to get dinner at one of her favorite restaurants. She is leaving this week for college and… Continue reading Farewell Dinner = Sushi Win for Me!

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San Diego Ramen Scene- Ikura Sushi & Ramen, Scripps Ranch

Ikura Sushi & Ramen just opened up last month in the Poway/Scripps Ranch area of inland San Diego. Do a Yelp search on the restaurant and the top two comments are: Yea! Now we don't need to drive all the way to Kearny Mesa and Convoy Street for our ramen fix! Try the Tonkotsu Ramen, it… Continue reading San Diego Ramen Scene- Ikura Sushi & Ramen, Scripps Ranch

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Yaki Soba! (Raiding the Japanese Market Frozen Food Section)

Here's a good recommendation: want some Japanese noodles that can stand sitting in your freezer and still taste great? Try this bag if you have a Japanese market nearby- we usually go to our nearby Mitsuwa Japanese market Anyone here read Japanese? Looks like the brand name is "Myojo," and there is a rooster up… Continue reading Yaki Soba! (Raiding the Japanese Market Frozen Food Section)

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San Diego Ramen Scene #1- Rakiraki & Tsukemen

Kearny Mesa has a bounty of international restaurants, especially Asian shops. From Chinese dumpling houses to Japanese ramen restaurants, this seems to be the area to hit. It took us several years, but we finally made it to one of the more talked-about noodle joints: Rakiraki & Tsukemen on Convoy Avenue. One of the biggest… Continue reading San Diego Ramen Scene #1- Rakiraki & Tsukemen

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When Your Mom Eats As Much Sushi As You…

The directions we received were simple: "If you beat us to the restaurant, ask for Nakamura-san" We were following the instructions of new friends that we are really enjoying. And what is more fabulous than new friends who know more about the Asian cuisines that you love, but have actually spent time in these countries?… Continue reading When Your Mom Eats As Much Sushi As You…