Many asked how I could score a reservation at the bucket-list restaurant Sukiybashi Jiro Honten for quite a few times, and with Jiro Ono san there serving sushi. To be honest, the quickest and most convienent way for me Continue reading
It has been a long while since I last updated my blog. I aimed to clear my blog post before 2017, but seemingly I’ll need to postpone it to the year of chicken (Chinese New Year).
I didn’t update my blog in the past months mainly because I was helping on the launch of arry. arry is a ticketing system for some hard to reserve restaurants in Japan. Restaurants that arry works with includes Sukiyabashi Jiro Honten, Sushi Saito, Den, Sumibiyakiniku Nakahara (VIP counter seats that has not been open to public), Sushi Hashimoto (a sushi restaurant opened recently by the apprentice under Takaaki Sugita from Sushi Sugita, formerly known as Miyakozushi) and more to come.
It was a blessing to be able to meet the legendary chef again this summer. Their summer menu has been my favourite menu. Continue reading
My first visit to Sukiyabashi Jiro Honten felt a little surreal and having the chance to meet Jiro san actually made me nervous. My first meal there was actually pretty good but I was more excited by the fact that I was meeting Jiro. So I decided to revisit this place again. Continue reading
Soon after the release of the “Jiro Dreams of Sushi” documentary, Sukiyabashi Jiro Ginza suddenly attained a cult-like status, quickly becoming an unbookable place for many. Meanwhile, its Roppongi branch operated by Jiro’s second son remains more accessible for those seeking for a glimpse of the Jiro magic (think of those slow motion fish slicing shots with equally slow classical music played in the background). Continue reading