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YO! CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY WITH DEBUT OF ITS SIGNATURE KAITEN BELT RESTAURANT IN NEW YORK CITY

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YO! CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY WITH DEBUT OF ITS SIGNATURE KAITEN BELT RESTAURANT IN NEW YORK CITY International Restaurant Brand Invites Diners on an exclusive Japanese Street Food and Sushi adventure. Japanese restaurant brand, *YO!* (http://yosushiusa.com/), announced the launch of its first-ever New York City location, which opened its doors on Thursday, March 16*. Bringing a menu of over 80 […]

Jun Shokudo Japanese Comfort Food in Downtown Brooklyn

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Jun Shokudo Japanese Comfort Food in Downtown Brooklyn By Sophia Hsu Photos by Amit Chaffee   Tucked away behind a gas station on Gold Street, Jun Shokudo is an unassuming Japanese cafe from the exterior. Once you enter, though, you are transported to a cozy spot near a Tokyo subway stop. The air is filled […]

YUM YUM SHOKUDO BRINGS CASUAL JAPANESE CUISINE TO 9TH AVENUE

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YUM YUM SHOKUDO BRINGS CASUAL JAPANESE CUISINE TO 9TH AVENUE by Sophia Hsu   When you walk down 9th Avenue in Manhattan, what images do you conjure? A wide thoroughfare, a crush of taxis? What else? So many Thai restaurants – more than one on a single block. After an event at the Javits Center […]

YO! SUSHI BRINGS THE TASTE OF TOKYO TO TWO MAJOR U.S. CITIES WITH LATEST EXPANSION

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YO! SUSHI BRINGS THE TASTE OF TOKYO TO TWO MAJOR U.S. CITIES WITH LATEST EXPANSION International Restaurant Group to Debut New Locations in New York City and Boston in Fall 2016 By AF editorial team NEW YORK, N.Y. -  International Japanese restaurant brand, YO! Sushi announces the opening of two new restaurants in the U.S., with […]

RAMEN LICIOUS

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RAMEN LICIOUS By Lisa Crawford   Summertime in the city always means a more relaxed atmosphere. Friends and family come to visit and the days get a little longer. What better way to celebrate your time off than with a delicious meal? And here at Asian Fusion Magazine, we think that no meal is complete unless […]

GANSO’S Roots of Ramen Adventure

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GANSO’S Roots of Ramen Adventure by Sophia Hsu   What is ramen? Is it the 25 cent packet of instant noodles and sodium-laden flavor packet? Is it the hand-pulled noodles and clear broth at a stall in Flushing, or the hand-cut noodles and creamy broth in the East Village? Ramen is all of these. The […]

YEBISU Traditional Japanese Ramen Arrives in Park Slope

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YEBISU Traditional Japanese Ramen Arrives in Park Slope by Sophia Hsu Photography by Amit Chaffee     Patrons of Ramen Yebisu in Williamsburg will be delighted in the expansion of this popular Brooklyn ramen spot into Park Slope. Fans who found the trip into Williamsburg daunting can now easily enjoy authentic, traditional ramen just a […]

SOBA SUI Opens in Hell’s Kitchen

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SOBA SUI Opens in Hell’s Kitchen By Joe Meny     The first Soba Noodle Restaurant and Bar in Hell’s Kitchen has recently opened and is fast becoming the go-to dinner destination on what is arguably Manhattan’s busiest and most diverse avenue of restaurants.  Soba Sui is conveniently located on the corner of 46th Street […]

Jackson Heights Happy Kitchen Japanese Restaurant

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Jackson Heights HAPPY KITCHEN Japanese Restaurant   by Joe Meny    On the occasion of their recent expansion, Asian Fusion caught up with Biren Gurung who, along with his wife Manita, own and manage Happy Kitchen Japanese restaurant in Jackson Heights, Queens.  Here’s what we talked about.AF: Congratulations on your additional space!  How many square feet […]

Izakaya ZUMA Style

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Izakaya ZUMA Style By Rigche Ma   Likened to pubs and taverns where salarymen gather for drinks and conversations over small plates, the expression ‘Izakaya’ has earned its spot in the English dictionary while retaining a distinct Japanese flavor. Izakaya accommodates a spectrum from hole-in-the-wall to classy chic where, perhaps, exclusivity – of both place and […]

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