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The Reason Why Everybody Loves Oishii

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It doesn’t take but a few visits to Oishii before you are embraced as a regular not only by the owner, Thanh Nguyen, but by the entire staff. This is one reason why so many mourned when the fusion sushi restaurant took on major fire damage in December of 2012. The food also plays a major role in making this one of the premier neighborhood restaurants since it opened nearly a dozen years ago.  Continue reading

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Oishii In Dallas For Lunch Today

by Steven Doyle

There are certain surprises that we stumble across each day, if we are so lucky. Today was one of those days. I had a rare lunch with a really sweet friend and she chose Oishii on Wycliff in Dallas that is located in the shopping center between the Tollway and Maple.  I enjoy my trips to this restaurant, as the menu is vast enough to keep me excited.

We sat at the sushi bar this afternoon catching up on the latest news of the day and she was thumbing through the sushi and sashimi choices. I was looking through the menu fast and furious as I had something particular on my mind for lunch. It was at that moment we both looked up from our menus and said nearly simultaneously — soft shell crab. She said they had the best in town, and I just happened to have a hankering for crab (per usual).    Continue reading

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Oishii Is Back!


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by Andrew Chalk

Oishii, the laid back sushi restaurant at Wycliff and the Tollway is not only restored after a devastating fire but it is better than ever, including a new bar area! here are a few of the things we found at a media event last night.   Continue reading

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Restaurant News Of The Week

yaserby Steven Doyle

There is plenty of activity gong on at local restaurants and we have the scoop for you today. Be looking for a handful of restaurants to open up in the coming weeks, as well as some changes. We have a few items for you to savor.

Oishii opens tonight at 5pm. We get more calls abou this restaurant than any other in Dallas. The local’s favorite suffered damage due to a fire last December. It took nearly a year, but fans can enjoy their menu favorites tonight, finally.

Souk opens in Trinity Groves tonight at 5pm. Souk is a Moroccan bistro and bazaar owned by restaurateur Yaser Khalaf and cheffed by Najat Kaanache, who Yaser told us some time back would eventually be his corporate chef. Yaser owns Baboush, Farnatchi and Ketchup. Baboush is one of our very favorite Dallas restaurants, so we look for big things to come out of Souk. In addition to the new restaurant, you can also find some interesting retail items for sale at this Bazaar.    Continue reading

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Oishii To Re-Open Mid October

sushi 002by Steven Doyle

Look for Oishii to re-open mid October of 2013.

Diners can expect the same lunch menu of everything from the Spicy Salmon Cabbage Salad to the Sushi Lunch Platter.  Dinner items of chicken, beef, pork, seafood and vegetarian, plus popular soups like the Pho Soup and the Crab and Chinese Asparagus Soup return.  Also coming back are Chef’s Specials like Peking Duck and Coconut Sea bass.  And, of course, the extensive sushi menu returns.  Thanh is known for his custom sushi with special requests.      Continue reading

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Thanh Nguyen From Oishii Hosts A Very Extreme Pop Up Dinner At Zen In Deep Ellum

zenby Steven Doyle

This Friday and Saturday, April 12-13, 2013, the chef and proprietor of Oishii will be hosting a special eight course dinner on the premises of Zen Bistro and Dessert Bar in Deep Ellum. Thanh Nguyen will be offering some extreme and Zen dishes. The seventh course will be provided by the Zen girls who will offer up a special dessert.

The dinner is only $50 and reservations are very limited. If you need an Oishii fix email Chonnie directly at chonnie@zenbistrodallas.com.

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