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Los Angeles

The Sushi Chef: Culichi Town

From deep-fried crab and shrimp rolls to a live Norteño band to cream cheese everything, LA's Culichi Town is definitely not your typical sushi restaurant.
Culichi Town
2.11.18
Los Angeles

The Sushi Chef: Miki Izumisawa

Meet Miki Izumisawa, the sushi chef who is pushing the boundaries of traditional sushi with nature-inspired fusion dishes, and doing it with an all-female staff.
Miki Izumisawa
8.3.15
Munchies

The Sushi Chef: Oona Tempest and Toshio Oguma

The diverse backgrounds of sushi chef Toshio Oguma and apprentice Oona Tempest are what make Tanoshi Sushi NYC so unique and phenomenal.
Toshio Oguma and Oona Tempest
7.21.15
New York

The Sushi Chef: Nick Kim and Jimmy Lau

Nick Kim and Jimmy Lau are the masterminds behind NYC’s Shuko, a restaurant that plays with the traditional understanding and boundaries of what constitutes Japanese dining.
Nick Kim and Jimmy Lau
7.6.15
Sushi

The Sushi Chef: John Daley

After working at Masa and 15 East and training in Japan, John Daley has crafted a dining experience at New York Sushi Ko that is both intimate and unique.
John Daley
6.23.15
Los Angeles

The Sushi Chef: Yoya Takahashi

Yoya Takahashi takes his edible art very seriously, but that hasn’t stopped him from experimenting with nontraditional ingredients—fish sperm sushi, anyone?
Yoya Takahashi
6.9.15
Sponsored

Drinking Etiquette #1: Chill Your Glassware

Much like revenge, the perfect Kirin Ichiban is best served cold.
Munchies Staff
5.9.15
Sponsored

Drinking Etiquette #2: Never Pour Your Own Beer

Never pour your own beer. To do so is to deprive your friends of the pleasure.
Munchies Staff
5.8.15
Sponsored

Drinking Etiquette #3: Always Kanpai

Always Kanpai with your neighbor. And in the case of more than one neighbor, the rule is simple: more than one Kanpai!
Munchies Staff
5.8.15
Sponsored

Drinking Etiquette #4: Make Sure the Other's Glass is Never Empty

Don’t let the celebration end prematurely, don’t let your dinner guest’s glass go dry.
Munchies Staff
5.6.15
Sponsored

​Dining Etiquette #1: Use Your Hands for Nigiri

When it comes a to fresh plate of nigiri you should never be afraid to use your hands.
Munchies Staff
5.5.15
Sponsored

Dining Etiquette #2: Fish Side-Down

Make sure when you dip your nigiri that you always do it fish side down.
Munchies Staff
5.4.15
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