Category Archives: Sushi

Closing time.

Banzai Sushi on North Lamar is closing January 3rd. I think maybe I ate there once: I really can’t remember. What I find more notable is that they’re apparently closing so that the new Rudy’s location can go in (replacing … Continue reading

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Other Austin Restaurant Openings and Closings

Dwight’s coverage of Hudson on the Bend’s closing reminded me that I wanted to put up a list of restaurant openings and closings of note. These are places we’ve either eaten at, thought about eating at, or plan on eating … Continue reading

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Yelp’s Top 100 Places To Eat Include Six from the Austin Area

So Yelp has release a Top 100 Places to Eat in the U.S. list. Their ratings, being based on actual diners, are very different than high-end restaurant critics, and include six places around Austin: 8. Franklin Barbecue, Austin, TX 35. … Continue reading

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January 4, 2014: Imperia

Imperia 310 Colorado St. (Austin, 78701) (512) 472-6770 Lawrence’s Comments: We’d been hearing good things about Imperia for quite a while, so we thought they were a good choice for the first SDC of 2014. It lived up to the … Continue reading

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May 11, 2013: Nagoya Steak and Sushi

Nagoya Steak and Sushi 11630 N FM 620. 258-9888 30.457317°N, 97.2432°W WiFi: No. Pepper grinder rating: 0. Men’s room: 2.5. Lawrence’s Comments This is a nice, attractively decorated Japanese restaurant. Oddly enough, they were playing a fairly chill reggae dub … Continue reading

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The bad, the worse, and the awful.

Eater has published their list of “The Year’s Most Scathing Restaurant Reviews“. Yes, Guy’s American Kitchen is on the list. Also on the list: two Texas restaurants, Vida Sexy Tex-Mex in Houston and Kinado in Richardson. The review of Vida is … Continue reading

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Hey, Oishi Sushi, You Know What I Hate?

I hate a Flash-front in website that forces me to wait ten seconds while it draws mock-calligraphy before taking me to the main page, then has a menu page that won’t load because I don’t have the right crappy plugin. … Continue reading

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