Etta and I took Effie to Kai Zan for her birthday. We took part in the omakase, or chef's tasting menu. Effie loved the sushi and ate everything except the uni with raw quail egg. My friend Chiyo was working there while her other employer, the restaurant Juno, recovers from a kitchen fire.
Etta and I headed up to Mitsuwa Marketplace on a Monday to avoid the crowds. It was a super cold January weekend and we were super low on groceries. Mitsuwa is an impressive place: Japanese grocery store, bakery, food court and book store all in one. We walked around the food court and I expressed… Continue reading Setsubun
In the midst of the polar vortex we had a late dinner at Mott St. Etta and I live down the street, a lot closer to Ruxbin. Unfortunately, the days I have off are the same days these excellent restaurants are closed. On very cold winter night we went over after I got out of… Continue reading Mott St