September 18, 2009 + New York
Matsuri 212 – 243 6400 369 West 16th Street (bet 9th & 8th Avenues) New York, NY, 10011 www.matsurinyc.com OPEN HOURS: Unfortunately closed now 2013 The word Matsuri means festival in Japanese At the Maritime Hotel Chef Tadashi Ono’s wonderful Matsuri transports you directly into the Edo period- giant paper lanterns vaulted ceiling, dark wood floors, jade-green ceramic tiles all create an ambiance to… Read More
August 18, 2009 + New York
Since 1971 Souen has been the place in NYC for macrobiotic food; with their main restaurants found in Soho and 13th St. off Union Sq. This latest Souen is the third of the chain and, thankfully, it has a completely different menu! It focuses on different styles of Ramen (all organic) and Japanese comfort food.