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hi Saito san, have you heard of or been to this restaurant called Sarazan in Osaka? would you highly recommend to visit? thank you

https://tabelog.com/en/osaka/A2701/A270101/27118550/

2 days ago

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Leo Saito

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I heard Sarazan is run by the owner-chef of Comptoir Feu.
https://tabelog.com/en/osaka/A2701/A270102/27088894/

There is no fixed menu list, and the chef improvises dishes based on his customers' preferences, which sounds like a lot of fun.
I don't have any plans to visit at the moment.

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thank you saito san

1 day ago

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Hello Saito San and everyone, I have a small list of relatively new or sushi restaurants in Tokyo that are not necessarily ranked the highest which I would like to ask how you would rank them (in terms of taste only, not value for money etc.)? Any standouts from this list?

Sushi AO
Sushi Keita
Sushi Hatou
Sushi Shota
Takagaki no Sushi
Sushi Shunsuke
Kobikicho Tomoki
Sushi Tomidokoro
Sushi Akira

Although I do understand personal preference also matters, I would like to hear your thoughts if possible. Thank you very much.

6 days ago

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Shi

Keita, Takagaki, and Tomidokoro are addressed here:
https://tokyotabletrip.com/en/396

6 days ago
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Leo Saito

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Keita>Tomidokoro>Ao>Takagaki>Hatou>Shunsuke>Akira>Shota

Kobikicho Tomoki (Never been there)

It's just my personal opinion.
I feel that the quality is relatively high everyplace.

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Thank you very much Saito San.

3 days ago

guest

Saito-san and all, would the decision to release radioactive water in fukushima deter you all from eating sushi in the future?

8 days ago

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@guest To be honest, not really. If I die from eating sushi, which I probably won’t, I’d die happy.
Of course if I had a choice, I would choose fish that’s not from Fukushima, but it’s not like you can say “I don’t want fish from XXX!” when you visit a sushi restaurant.

If it bothers you, Fukumoto in Shimokitazawa told me a few years back that he no longer uses fish from that area because he’s worried about contamination, so maybe you can try going there.

6 days ago

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What make sushi mitani so special from other places? It took so long to get a seat there

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Leo Saito

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I can't say for sure, as I have never visited one myself.
As there are so many other good sushi restaurants now, I don't think there is any particular reason to stick to Mitani.
I feel that the scarcity of seats amplifies the value more than mitani itself.

12 days ago

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Anyone know how much it cost to have a lunch at Sushi Saito?

15 days ago

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Leo Saito

chief editor, TokyoTableTrip

Arouund 23,000 yen +tax10%, I think.

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The 15-piece nigiri-only lunch is 13,200 incl tax. https://thetokyogourmet.blogspot.com/2021/03/sushi-saito.html

11 days ago
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Leo Saito

chief editor, TokyoTableTrip

>thetokyogourmet
Thanks for the information!

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WOW, that really sounds like a competitive price. I could not wonder whether the neta quality will be the same as dinner

8 days ago
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thetokyogourmet

https://thetokyogourmet.blogspot.com/

It's the same. You can have the dinner course at lunch.

5 days ago

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