Category Archives: Japanese

Sushi Central – Los Angeles

You can’t really compare Sushi Central to the likes of Hiko or Nozawa.  Sure, it’s in an unassuming strip mall.  Yes, they have a chef’s special (omakase)… but the grade of sushi can never rise up to the greats.  This isn’t to say that Sushi Central doesn’t offer good food for its price.  They offer...

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Niko Niko Sushi – Rowland Heights

Niko Niko has a huge array of sushi rolls and teriyaki combos, most of which are decent if you’re looking for more of a westernized sushi joint.  Most if not all of their rolls seem to have imitation crab in them.  I can safely say they have more imitation crab than rice in their rolls. ...

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Echigo Sushi

How did I not hear of this place living in Santa Monica for over four years?!  Hiko was our go-to sushi joint for lunch… Nozawa is completely out of the way and Sasabune, well, it’s become cafeteria-ish.  I wanted to try someplace fresh and my lunch buddy had just the ticket.  We both had the...

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Hiko Sushi

Oh how I love love love this place.  The fish are always fresh and tasty and the rice is nice and warm with the perfect hint of vinegar. I’m salivating as I’m typing.  It’s so delicious.  The cuts are generously thick… you can barely see the rice.  Every piece just melts in your mouth leaving you wanting more and...

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