April 2012 - This is a review of a Tucson Japanese restaurant. But first … Disclaimers:
- I have never been to Japan, so I have no idea what REALLY GOOD Japanese cuisine is suppose to taste like.
- Asian food is not my favorite.
- I have an aversion to the idea of eating seaweed and raw fish. Besides, almost every restaurant has a menu that warns us, in the smallest possible type, about the dangers of consuming uncooked or under-cooked meat. Something about deadly bacteria
That said, I feel a responsibility to my readers to at least try to overcome these admitted deficiencies and offer some reasonably reliable reviews of local Asian restaurants.
It was for this purpose that I enlisted the able assistance of my acupuncturist, Dr. Clare Zhang, who has a Ph.D. in Oriental Medicine. I recently discovered that the Chinese term ‘zhang’, loosely translated, means ‘needles’. What a coincidence. If you suffer from chronic pain, go see Dr. Clare.
More importantly for my immediate purposes, Clare, who was raised in China, has agreed to educate me as to the wonders of Asian food. She suggested we begin my remedial education at Sushi Yukari on River just East of Craycroft. She says Sushi Yukari food is, for Tucson, most like real Japanese food. Who am I to argue? Read More