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Need some specific guidance on Tokyo (higher end creative, izakya, and uni)

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by themiguel 3 months ago

Going to Japan in November for my 40th, been a couple of times but it has been quite a few years. I'm not particularly fussed about Michelin or going to the most popular places, prefer neighbourhoo...

Non-smoking Izakaya in Tokyo?

Sushi Otaku
by Sushi Otaku 4 years ago

I'll be in Tokyo for a week with my family and was wondering if there are any izakaya that entirely non-smoking with decent food? I usually go to izakayas on my own and don't care if there is smok...

Kaiyo Peruvian Nikkei | Cow Hollow - SF

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Unexpectedly on my own for a night in the City, I took a walk down Union Street and landed at the then three-month old Kaiyo. The specialty here is small plates and sushi drinking food in the style...

Tokyo Izakayas

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by NatashaH 7 months ago

I'm going to Japan for the first time in a month (yeah, I know, but you need to start somewhere, right?) I'm looking for a great izakaya for dinner one night. Kotaro was my first choice, but despit...

Izakaya with Sushi?

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by waver 1 year ago

Hi Folks, Sudden need to accommodate a group of 8 - some want sushi (basic rolls are fine), some want Izakaya. I checked out Suika (good fun factor too) but they don't have much sushi and a coupl...

Goya Menu @ Habuya Okinawan Dining in Tustin

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

In April, a friend and I had a terrific evening at Habuya Okinawan Dining in Tustin. He loves bitter melon (goya) and that's the specialty here.

Proper Yakitori in Boston

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by ReganM 1 year ago

Are there any restaurants that serve proper yakitori in Boston (heart, cartilage, etc) or is it just a sea of basic chicken breast and meatballs. The last person who asked this question was 11 year...

Izakaya in Los Angles/OC

buttdrunk
by buttdrunk 1 year ago

Would like to get some recommendations for best izakaya in Southern California.

Yuzuki, Izakaya Roku, Goku, Namu [San Francisco]

twocents
by twocents 4 years ago

I know they are all different style/level of restaurant, but wanted to get some recent and/or comparative opinions. From what I can gather: Yuzuki is more refined and a higher price point, not p...

Help choosing Tokyo Izakaya specializing in seafood

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by arturchik 2 years ago

I understand that different Izakayas specialize in different foods (i.e. seafood, chicken, etc). I think I am more interested in Izakayas that specialize in seafood (not sushi, but just in general...

BEST IZAKAYA IN NEW YORK

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by foodlovergeneral 6 years ago

I know this may seem old, but things are changing quickly. What is the best Izakayas now? My friends love Izakayas and are visiting New York in March.

2 dinners in Tokyo, please advise

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by guzelsu 2 years ago

Hello happy Chowhound community . . looking for 2 recommendations. We are on business travel and have 2 dinners in Tokyo. We are staying at the Hotel Okura so preferably within a 20-30 minute com...

Zakkushi, my Toronto go-to Izakaya for a Yakitori/Yakiniku fix - An Overdue Re-Visit

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 2 years ago

After returning from my recent ‘Food-Crawl’ holiday in Tokyo a couple of months ago. This week, I suddenly underwent a severe bout of ‘Yakitori/Yakiniku’ withdrawal! Taking advantage of yesterd...

Delage in Oakland - new omakase/izakaya

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by SeaEagle 3 years ago

I saw the post at East Bay Express, and was very interested to hear if any chow hounds have eaten there; they're still in their "soft-opening" phase, and I can't seem to make a reservation...

Binchoyaki Izakaya in Sacramento

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Anybody tried this new spot yet? I noticed it across the street when I stopped at Osaka-ya this week. It would be great to have Japanese businesses return to the neighborhood. Binchoyaki Izakaya...

Booking at Kotaru Izakaya in Shibuya

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by paupau 2 years ago

Hello, We have tried to make a booking through our hotel concierge at Kotaru in Shibuya for 25th May, however we heard back that the restaurant only accepts a reservation made from invited guests....

Best Japanese Izakaya in NJ

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by eathru34 2 years ago

What's NJ's best Japanese Izakaya? An Izakaya is a Japanese pub that serve a wide variety of Japanese tapas style food (most likely part of the Portuguese influence on the culture). Any that remind...

Why aren't "legit" izakayas/cantinas/tapas bars common in America?

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by nihon_no_paellera 3 years ago

For those of you who are unsure what an "authentic" cantina/izakaya is, it is an establishment in which drinking is the primary objective, but where many small appetizer plates are served. Cantinas...

Royal Izakaya and Sushi

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by Bigley9 3 years ago

Thought I'd start this post a little early. This is the restaurant from the Royal Tavern folks along with the Ito's (formerly) from Fuji in Haddonfield that is opening at 2nd and Fulton Streets (7...