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Zen Sushi in Bishop Arts Celebrates 11 Years

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Nestled in the heart of the Bishop Arts District Zen Sushi celebrated 11-years of yellowtail nigiri and Sakura rolls this past weekend. Chef-owner Michelle Carpenter, whose mother is Japanese, has over thirty years experience of slicing fish with great expertise and it shows in her beautiful and bountiful plates.

Experience the Zen roll wrapped in thinly sliced cucumber filled with tuna and given the lovely roe crown that gives each bite that distinctive crunch.  Continue reading

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Musume Brings World Class Sushi to Dallas Arts District

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Musumé opened in the Dallas’ Arts District late January, bringing sushi, Asian fusion and the largest  selection of sake in Texas.

Named for the Japanese word for “daughter,” Musumé comes from creator Josh Babb and partner Sean Clavir, whose Rock Libations restaurant group owns Shooters in Victory Park, Prohibition Chicken in Lewisville, and Chop Shop in Carrollton and Roanoke. Continue reading

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Sushi Marquee Open at The Star in Frisco

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Sushi Marquee is now open at The Star in Frisco. Consider Marquee a fun-loving Japanese inspired concept which combines great food and inventive cocktails with a lively, interactive environment not seen in Dallas and has an over-the-top fun factor that guests to the Dallas area and natives alike will most assuredly enjoy. The energy is high, the food is solid and the drinks flow all with verve.

Sushi Marquee has some talent in the kitchen with chef Johnnie Walker who is a CIA graduate with marks across the country including both Dallas and Austin. Patrick Stark, the Mohawk Chef, is an on-board culinary collaborator. Running the sushi program is  executive sushi chef Gabriel Reyes who has previously worked Ra Sushi, Bluefish and Jinbeh. Continue reading

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Sushi Marquee to Open at The Star in December

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This December, the Star in Frisco, the area’s premiere sports and entertainment district, will welcome its newest addition, Sushi Marquee. The fun-loving Japanese inspired concept combines great food and inventive cocktails with a lively, interactive environment that’s unlike anything else in DFW.

Sushi Marquee is the newest concept from the restaurant group Crafted Bar Concepts (CBC) which houses other restaurants/bars including shellfish sensation Shell Shack, Back 9 and Shakertins.  The Sushi Marquee “dream team” is comprised of industry veterans Dallas Hale and Matt Saba (owners of Shell Shack and Back 9), Brad Hawkins (owner of Shakertins and Chopshop Sports Garage), Anthony Morel (co-owner of Shakertins and award-winning cocktail crafter) and General Manager James Hamous (a.k.a Skinny), who’s a partner in High Fives and The Standard Pour.  Continue reading

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Steel’s Famous Sushi Ladies Night Is Back

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Steel Restaurant & Lounge has been serving sushi and Japanese food for 17 years and is best known for their legendary Ladies Night early on in their esteemed history. Ladies dined free on sushi with the purchase of a cocktail which filled the restaurant each Thursday.  Continue reading

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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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Poke Bop Delivers On Flavor

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Do you want brown rice or kale? Sriracha aioli or ponzu sauce? Fancy an ice cream scoop full of chopped raw salmon, or are you feeling more like tofu today? These are the decisions you ponder while waiting in line at a poke (pronounced poke-eh) restaurant. And, yes, there’s a line, almost always, at all of them.   Continue reading

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