Sushi Nakazawa is unassuming from the exterior and you could easily miss it as you walk by, but the interior is chic and modern with a different vibe than your typical sushi restaurant.
Category Archives: Food
Push-pull, love-hate, yin-yang. No other city effects on me the way New York does. First of several posts looking back on a recent visit.
It's an intimate set-up with a casual, friendly vibe. There is a loud, eclectic playlist and Breaking Bad art in the restrooms. But the food is serious. Well, that's not entirely true; some of it is quite fun and playful, but all of it is beautifully presented, carefully curated, absolutely delicious, and at times mind-blowing.
I'm staring at the photos I took of our drinks and dinner at Chicago's The Aviary and Next Restaurant, and everything looks delicious and inviting. Why then did I leave the table feeling underwhelmed and dissatisfied with that night?
It's always great to get away on a long holiday weekend, using it as an excuse to make the quick trek up to one of our favorite weekend get-away locations: Vancouver, British Columbia. Other than some dinner reservations, we didn't have much planned for the weekend, which allowed our mood and the weather to dictate the rest; and what we ended up with was reasonable weather that didn't force us inside, along with some outstanding and memorable meals.
Even though my birthday was months away I always use it as an excuse to eat some great food. This year was a milestone I wasn't quite ready to admit to, so it required something extra special, and Willows Inn seemed like the perfect choice to satisfy my criteria.
Before I could even peel an onion he put me in the basement offices and made me read Italo Calvino, study the art of Caravaggio, and architecture of Borromini and Bernini. He took me to the opera, convinced that before I could learn how to cook the traditional foods of Italy I had to understand the culture from whence they came.
With Springdale to its west and Moab to its east, both flourishing from several decades of tourist boom, Kanab still seems like a forgotten step-child - unwilling or unable to catch up.
Following a now established ritual of beginning our daily treks with coffee at The Rock Stop in Orderville, we decided to spend the next two days in and around Zion National Park.
Deciding to spend the day in Bryce Canyon, our third day will forever be known as The Day We Found Good Coffee in Utah!