Junsei Sushi Restaurant Opens its 4th Branch in Rome at the Flaminio District

Junsei Sushi Restaurant has opened its 4th branch in Rome at the Flaminio district in Viale del Vignola, 9. Halfway between Piazzale Ponte Milvio and Piazza del Popolo, with a proximity to Auditorium Parco della Musica, MAXXI National Museum and the Teatro Olimpico, the restaurant aims to be a referral point in the neighborhood for both residents and visitors for a dependable choice of Japanese … Continue reading Junsei Sushi Restaurant Opens its 4th Branch in Rome at the Flaminio District

Me Geisha Marina d’Arechi: Japanese Fusion Restaurant at Salerno’s Exclusive Touristic Port

From whichever angle you look at Me Geisha Salerno, it reveals total success. Created in 2013 by Giuseppe Tuosto, an Italian – American entrepreneur, the succession of years glided towards an achievement of pegging its position as one of the best Japanese fusion restaurants in Salerno. Seven years later, he opened another Me Geisha in Salerno. This time it is at the Marina d’Arechi, a … Continue reading Me Geisha Marina d’Arechi: Japanese Fusion Restaurant at Salerno’s Exclusive Touristic Port

Maido: Japanese Street Food Hits Rome

Meaning “every time”, maido is a friendly Japanese greeting to thank (usually attached to arigato gozaimasu which means thank you) customers for the continued patronage. It never misses the capacity to brighten up someone’s salutation before leaving a place. Maido is the name that Costanza Zanolini gave to the restaurant that specializes in Osaka-style Japanese street food that she and her friends opened in Italy. … Continue reading Maido: Japanese Street Food Hits Rome

Me Geisha Salerno: The Best Japanese Fusion Restaurant in Town

Me Geisha Salerno was born from the idea of Italian – American entrepreneur Giuseppe Tuosto. Being an accomplished restaurateur in the United States after opening successful Asian fusion restaurants both in New York and Los Angeles, he decided to trace back his roots and traverse his way to where his family originated from, Italy. Immediately, he found the connection to Salerno where he settled down. … Continue reading Me Geisha Salerno: The Best Japanese Fusion Restaurant in Town

Doozo Art, Books & Sushi: Center for Japanese Cuisine and Culture in Rome

When in the midst of a bustling city lined with buildings, finding a serene garden courtyard bordered by ancient Roman walls is gratifying. Doozo Art, Books and Sushi has pinned the ideal spot in Rome where Japanese culture and cuisine can be valued at a most fitting environment. It is a spacious oasis of relaxation where the indoor dining rooms are sprawled upon entry which … Continue reading Doozo Art, Books & Sushi: Center for Japanese Cuisine and Culture in Rome

An Extraordinary Culinary Experience with Chef Massimo Viglietti at Taki Labò in Rome, Italy

Onorio and Yukari Vitti, patrons of Taki Japanese Restaurant in the heart of the Prati district in Rome welcomes Chef Massimo Viglietti, one of Rome’s best multi-awarded chefs who stands out with his punk style. In a diverse project from the authentic Japanese cuisine that Taki represents, Viglietti opens a different route by putting together an avant-garde cuisine, a mosaic of Japanese and Italian elements. … Continue reading An Extraordinary Culinary Experience with Chef Massimo Viglietti at Taki Labò in Rome, Italy

Huobi Oriental Market: A Walk Through Asian Culinary Journey in Rome, Italy

An 800-square meter Huobi Oriental Market opened its doors in the vibrant area of Porto Fluviale, once the historical supply route of the Ancient Romans, specifically in the location of the old Mulini Biondi (Biondi Mills) from the early 1900s. Huobi is a sprawling restaurant that’s exclusively dedicated to Asian gastronomy, particularly Japanese and Chinese cuisines. Proprietor Valentina Weng, residing in Italy for three decades … Continue reading Huobi Oriental Market: A Walk Through Asian Culinary Journey in Rome, Italy

Bento Lunch Menus at Finger’s in Rome, Italy

Finger’s, a successful creation of Brazil-born Japanese chef Roberto Okabe and former football player Clarence Seedorf in Milan in 2004 continues to serve its guests with more proposals on the table. Presently on their fourth restaurant (Milan, Garden in Milan, Porto Cervo and Rome), one of which is in their two-year old Roman venue, Finger’s Roma is also opening for lunch serving light and tasty … Continue reading Bento Lunch Menus at Finger’s in Rome, Italy

Elements in Rome, Italy: Fusion Sushi by the Champion of Sushi Cup Portugal

Sushi as we come to know it to this present day has been made in Japan since the Edo Period, around 200 years ago. It has been around even much before with a different method of preparation wherein the fish is fermented with rice vinegar, rice and salt, while the rice is discarded afterwards and not consumed. During the Edo Period, the haya-zushi or fast … Continue reading Elements in Rome, Italy: Fusion Sushi by the Champion of Sushi Cup Portugal

Going Authentic at Junsei Restaurant Kaiten Sushi in Rome, Italy

Although Italian gastronomy dominates the restaurant scene in the Rome, a kaleidoscope of choices give broad possibilities on assorted cookeries. However, in a big city like Rome, there is only a sprinkling of good Japanese restaurants serving authentic cuisine. One option in the Testaccio area is Junsei Restaurant where the kaiten sushi (or rotation sushi) plays protagonist. It’s a rotating conveyor belt that moves past … Continue reading Going Authentic at Junsei Restaurant Kaiten Sushi in Rome, Italy

The Genuine Nipponic Cuisine of Shiroya Restaurant in Rome, Italy

Something was clear in the mind of young entrepreneur Sabrina Bai when she opened Shiroya Restaurant. After extensive travels and work in Japan, she wanted to share her passion and lead the Romans to a gastronomic voyage through the Land of the Rising Sun, taking as much authenticity as she can. The soul of a country is breathed in the kitchen where history and beauty … Continue reading The Genuine Nipponic Cuisine of Shiroya Restaurant in Rome, Italy

Hiromi Cake, The First Japanese Pastry Shop in Rome, Italy

The opening of a traditional Japanese pastry shop finally completes the circle of one of the most favored cuisine in the capital. Hiromi Cake was opened by Pastry Chef Hiromi  in the Prati area of Rome where she maintains a laboratory for making yogashi, sweets of foreign origin and wagashi, the traditional Japanese sweets. Wagashi are best enjoyed accompanied with a cup of green tea. … Continue reading Hiromi Cake, The First Japanese Pastry Shop in Rome, Italy

We Say Oishii at Doku Japanese Bar in Rome, Italy

Oishii means delicious in Japanese. Three hours after an extraordinary dinner at Doku, the first thing that you can only utter is Oishii. Simone Puteo, a young Italian chef who’s an ardent lover of the Japanese gastronomy, grew up knowing the cuisine by heart. And this love led him to the four corners of Doku and opened its doors last year to the Romans. Forget … Continue reading We Say Oishii at Doku Japanese Bar in Rome, Italy

Le Asiatique Fusion Bar and Restaurant in Rome, Italy

We all take souvenirs back home with us to remember our travels. Most people would buy something small and display it on a shelf, something useful, or something edible to recreate that wonderful bite we discovered. I am the foodie stasher who would fill up my suitcase to the maximum weight to relive the moments of the delectable food that sealed my trip to excellence. … Continue reading Le Asiatique Fusion Bar and Restaurant in Rome, Italy

Aka Sushi in Ostia (Rome), Italy

Japanese and Italian cuisines may be worlds apart but there is something that they have in common. The stringent usage of ingredients of superior quality binds both kitchens together. With raw fish, extreme attention is needed in selecting the ingredients and preparing them.  For this reason, there’s no other perfect place for Aka Sushi to find its home in Ristorante Red Fish in the district … Continue reading Aka Sushi in Ostia (Rome), Italy