Wa! Ssada Restuarant – Los Angeles

Wa! Ssada Restuarant – Los Angeles

Let’s test your ‘gringo-ness.’ When someone says sushi, what comes to your mind? If you said raw fish, then congratulations – you’re one of the truest of the true gringos. Sushi is the vinegared rice that the slices of raw fish, or any...
Honey Cuisine Sushi & BBQ, Rohnert Park, Calif.

Honey Cuisine Sushi & BBQ, Rohnert Park, Calif.

Honey Cuisine Sushi and BBQ is just a stone’s throw from Sonoma State University. Since the restaurant opened May 2008, its patron mix has been 50-50 college students and locals, according to restaurant owner Hyun Kim. Most of the diners on the two nights I...

Back from Japan with a Vengeance

I went to the consulate and quickly turned in my papers. The lady behind the window told me to stop by between 4:00 and 4:40 that afternoon to pick up my passport and visa. I had had enough sightseeing, so I designated Thursday as my shopping day. There were specific...