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Steamed Tofu with Enoki Mushrooms

I have seen fresh enoki mushrooms at the store many times, and on an impulse, I decided to buy a package, even though I had no idea what to do with them at first.  Called enokitake in Japanese, these long, thin white mushrooms are commonly found in East Asian cuisines (Japan, China, Korea), particularly in … Continue reading

Miso Marinated Salmon

Miso-marinated fish is  is a classic Japanese dish that was popularized by Chef Nobu Matsuhisa with his famous Black Cod with Miso.  I have been a fan of this sweet and salty preparation of fish for many years now, as it seems a staple dish for every Asian Fusion restaurant out there today (Bohemian also … Continue reading

Gochi Japanese Fusion Tapas, CA

Gochi Japanese Fusion Tapas Cuisine: Japanese Fusion, Tapas/Small Plates Price: $15-30 per person Phone: 408-725-0542 Address: 19980 E Homestead Rd, Cupertino, CA 95014 Gochi is a really nice place to take your friends or family, just be sure to make a reservation beforehand or be prepared to wait a while for a table because this place is very … Continue reading

Food Comas: Top 10 in 2010

It’s only been a few months since starting our first ever blog, Food Comas, and the cooking and dining and blogging shenanigans Priscilla, Natalya, and I have gotten into have been quite entertaining thus far!  Thanks for everyone’s support in reading our blog and expect more delicious gastronomic adventures in 2011! Just wanted to round … Continue reading

Ushiwakamaru, NYC

Ushiwakamaru Chef: Hideo Kuribara Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi Neighborhood: Greenwich Village Price: $100 per person Omakase options can range from $33 to $100 per person, I think one could be satiated with $60 worth of sushi Phone: 212-228-4181 Address: 136 West Houston Street, NYC 10012 Sushi has always been my favorite food.  In fact, I would … Continue reading

Spam Musubi

Mmm… spam. Don’t get grossed out. I know it sounds horrible to have this on a food blog but believe me, you gotta try this just once! Spam musubi, also known as spam sushi, is one of my favorite “once in a while” snacks, and a popular favorite when I visited Hawaii. You can find … Continue reading

Crispix Arare – Japanese Style Party Snack Mix

Crispix Arare A delicious snack that satisfies both sweet and salty cravings. My boyfriend’s mother makes this yummy treat all the time and we all dig in! It’s so addicting and easy to make, give it a try. 1/2 cube butter 1/4 c. oil 1/4 c. corn syrup 1/4 c. plus 1 tbsp. sugar 1 … Continue reading

Shaburi, CA

“Shabu-Shabu is a Japanese variant of hot pot. The dish is related to sukiyaki in style, where both use thinly sliced meat and vegetables, and usually served with dipping sauces, but it is considered to be more savory and less sweet than sukiyaki. It is considered a winter dish but is eaten year-round.”  – Wikipedia Shaburi 171 Jackson St San Jose, … Continue reading

Bohemian, NYC

Bohemian Chef: Kiyo Shinoki Cuisine: Japanese, French, American Nouveau Neighborhood: NoHo Price: $70-80 average per person for food + drinks Attire: Casual **Latest visit: Feb 11, 2011** Yay, new menu items!  It’s getting even more global eclectic with some Spanish tapas-esque influences.  Plus, a fully amazing cocktail list — woohoo for the liquor license! Bohemian, self-dubbed … Continue reading