Japanese Food and Cooking

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    Trendspotting: Bento Boxes

    A bento from ManowAre Bento Boxes the new sandwich wraps?All of a sudden, bentos are everywhere, inciting flashbacks to the tortilla attack of the early 2000's, when everything but old gym socks was getting the "roll it up and call it lunch" treatment. Now everything's going in a box.Both fads are r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    How 'Bout Them Knockers: Oriental Lite Restaurant

    Each week in 'Knockers' we order from a different delivery restaurant, assessing their efficiency and keeping a running score.Oriental Lite Restaurant14925 Midway, Addison972-788-2288Promised delivery time: 45 minutesActual delivery time: 31 minutesScoring:Quick and easy ordering: 6Surprisingly exte ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 28, 2009
  • Calendar

    May 28, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    Short Orders: Reikyu Sushi

    Reikyu Sushi5321 E. Mockingbird Lane214-823-3772Has there ever been a craze as pervasive as sushi? America's passion for raw fish began to build sometime in the very early 80s, which means it's closing in on 40 years. That tops disco fever by 34 years. Our bitterness toward Japan for that faux pas a ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 6, 2008

    Tei An is a Soba Success

    These noodles come with an authentic twist—mostly

  • Dining

    September 25, 2008

    RA Sushi in Plano

    The attitude's served up raw, but the execution is half-baked

  • Dining

    September 18, 2008
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    June 12, 2008
  • Calendar

    February 14, 2008
  • Dining

    February 7, 2008

    Review: The Fish

    The Fish could use a touch of poison to spice up its menu

  • Dining

    January 24, 2008

    Review: Zen Sushi

    Straightforward, simple and delicious, Zen Sushi delivers without fussiness

  • Dining

    December 6, 2007
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    August 2, 2007


    Sushi Sakana is a strip-mined gem

  • Dining

    July 26, 2007

    Braying Rock

    Stone Horse Bistro is a mix of virility and lethargy

  • Dining

    July 5, 2007

    Crab Case

    SushiSamba is not without stimulating promise

  • Dining

    June 21, 2007

    More Gold, Less Glitter

    Kenichi is devoted to tickling palates

  • Dining

    June 7, 2007

    Buck Noodle

    Sakurai focuses on sophisticated soba

  • Dining

    February 15, 2007

    Successful Mess

    Little Katana dazzles with kitchen inventions

  • Dining

    January 18, 2007

    The Geisha Rub

    Mysterious, sensual, entertaining? Nah, not this geisha.

  • Dining

    November 2, 2006

    Seriously Speaking

    Yutaka: less hip, less edgy, more embracing

  • Dining

    March 30, 2006

    East Meets Old West

    Hui Chuan offers fresh and delicate flavors

  • Dining

    January 12, 2006

    Kiss, Kiss

    Asian fusion stumbles at Café Japon

  • Dining

    October 13, 2005

    Go Fish Go

    Points for creativity, but simplicity is good seafood at Go Fish

  • Dining

    September 1, 2005

    Fiscal Dieting

    Banking on famous names, Nobu is proud to be pricey

  • Dining

    August 4, 2005

    Life Proverbs

    Life ebbs and flows and Sushi Zushi

  • Dining

    January 20, 2005


    There's no artistry in the sushi at Sushi Sapporo

  • Calendar

    December 16, 2004
  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Box Deal

    Bento box at Reikyu

  • Dining

    September 30, 2004

    Gill Kill

    At Little Katana, you can buy a sword for $800. What? Or is it why?

  • Dining

    April 29, 2004

    Roll Riddles

    Cafe Miso needs to find its focus

  • Dining

    January 29, 2004

    Fished Out

    Samurai Japanese Cuisine & Sushi Bar is just a little fishy

  • Dining

    December 11, 2003

    Fountain Float

    Nandina makes a splash with Asian-style tapas

  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003
  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003
  • Dining

    September 4, 2003

    Civics Lesson

    After a few changes, there are more reasons to become a citizen

  • Dining

    August 21, 2003

    The Twain Meet

    Waka puts a new twist on Japanese cuisine

  • Dining

    August 7, 2003

    Shrunken Head

    Closed by fire, Royal Tokyo re-emerges in a new, improved version

  • Dining

    June 5, 2003

    Bomb Shelter

    You can have an Atomic time at this West End sushi joint

  • Dining

    May 15, 2003

    Rough Landing

    You'll need to make a couple of laps around Osaka's buffet table

  • Dining

    April 10, 2003

    Bawdy Romp

    Chaucer and sushi--a match made in...well, somewhere

  • Best of Dallas

    September 26, 2002

    Best California Roll

    Sushi on McKinney

  • Dining

    February 28, 2002

    Culinary U.N.

    A little focus could give Stratos a boost

  • Dining

    August 16, 2001

    Suburban Showbiz

    People from "way up north" can find a taste of the exotic at Japon

  • Dining

    March 29, 2001

    Unalloyed Success

    Despite its moniker, Steel is surprisingly warm

  • Dining

    January 25, 2001

    Easy Sell

    Ajiya Sushi & Grill

  • Dining

    October 19, 2000

    Turning Green

    Why don't Dallas restaurants serve real wasabi?

  • Dining

    September 7, 2000

    Payback time

    Yokohama has sushi down cold

  • Dining

    May 25, 2000

    Slam dunk

    Pacific Rim's odd shots are nothing but net

  • Dining

    April 6, 2000

    Red fish, blew fish

    Kampai Sushi leaves little to admire save the Addison "skyline"

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