Category Archives: Japanese

Kula Revolving Sushi

4609 Convoy St. – yelp reviews The name does NOT, in fact, say it all. We’ve tried out a number of alternate names that seem more appropriate: the Sushi-Matic, the SuXi in the Machine, or my favorite, the Sushi-Tron 5000. … Continue reading

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Katzra Sushi Bar

4233 Convoy St., yelp reviews Katzra is a cozy little sushi bar with a pleasant girls-night-out atmosphere and a million novelty rolls on the menu.  I’m told it’s been here for twenty years or more, which means at some point … Continue reading

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Ristorante Kaz

3904 Convoy St., yelp reviews You’d think that if you found yourself in a cozy little Italian restaurant where the customers and the servers were all Japanese and the menus were also in Japanese, you would almost certainly be in … Continue reading

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iSushi

4365 Convoy St., yelp reviews iSushi is a medium-sized sushi bar and diner, serving the usual variety of sashimi and novelty rolls plus some Japanese diner dishes like teriyaki and katsu.  Until recently it was called Walmido and served some … Continue reading

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Yokohama Yakitori Koubou

3904 Convoy St., yelp reviews This place rocks.  Not only is the food good, but the level of Convoy Street wackiness is very high.  To cite one example: each patron that orders something alcoholic gets an accompanying shot of milk.  … Continue reading

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Tsuruhashi Japanese BBQ

3904 Convoy St., yelp reviews What most amazes me about these grill-your-own places is the level of infrastructure.  Not only does every table have a fancy gas hibachi set into it while still leaving the customer some leg room, but … Continue reading

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Chopstix

4633 Convoy St., yelp reviews Chopstix is a smallish ramen and curry place, a little dingy, a little homey, nothing too surprising.  They serve the Japanese equivalent of diner food: curry rice, various fried proteins, fried noodles, ramen.  There is … Continue reading

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