Eating at Kabuto was a wonderful dining and learning experience for my fiance and I. If you are truly a sushi/Japanese food enthusiast and am willing to pay $$$ for what you get, you must come to Kabuto!
We each ordered some à la carte items and the Nigiri Omakase, which includes an appetizer, ten pieces of sushi nigiri, hand roll, and dessert. Our chef was the general manager, he's such a knowledgeable man! He told us about the distinctive features of each fish, what his job entails, and funny stories. I'm so glad he was our chef!
Since we sat at the bar, we were up close to see how our sushi chef worked. He wasn't in a rush and we got to see the artistic side of how sushi is made. This made me appreciate my experience at Kabuto much more:
Last note: Finding this place was also a learning experience for us, you may get aggravated looking for it in the strip mall... Kabuto is there! AND it's important to make a reservation before coming in because Kabuto is a very …
Continuing on from my last post, Japan Trip '16: Osaka, when we left Osaka, we travelled up north to Kanazawa then travelled to Tokyo where we stayed for the remainder of our trip.
We made a stop at Kyoto to do some sightseeing and snacked from bento boxes before we went on our trek:
The Japanese make cute stuff out of everything. Yes, even food. Kawaii desu ne:
After a long walk seeing the Arashiyama Bamboo Groove, we saw Taiyaki for the first time! This fluffy fish-shaped cake is made out pancake or waffle batter and is usually filled with green tea, custard, or red bean paste (from sweetened adzuki beans) as seen here:
Hacchoya was the first restaurant we ate at when we arrived in Kanazawa. This was a very nice and chic izakaya (Japanese tavern). When we arrived it was crowded with business people dining and had a smoky atmosphere. I hate smoke, but it won't stop me from trying new foods! Other than eating, be sure to try the local sakes that Hacchoya has to offer. He…
Earlier in July my husband I spent a couple weeks in Hawai'i. We went to Maui (my first time there) then to O'ahu. While in Hawai'i I got to see the differences and similarities between Maui and O'ahu. The one thing both islands had in common was that there was delicious food everywhere! Here are some of my favorite places we grubbed at and interesting foods we saw: Jack's Inn
When we arrived in Maui, we were craving some local food so we asked a few locals what were good local spots to eat at near the airport. Locals were recommending Jack's Inn so we went there for breakfast. It's a small diner with a simple menu:
I chose the Crazy Omelette with meats that the Hawaiian locals love- 2 eggs with Spam, Vienna Sausage, Portuguese sausage, and green onions! Despite the variety of meats, I'm glad that one meat didn't overpower the other:
312 Alamaha St
Kahului, HI 96732