242017Nov

Hiyoko

It’s probably no surprise Japanese cuisine is on the rise in Mexico City. Like any other major city in the world, it comes in the form of high end sushi restaurants to piping hot ramen joints to inviting izakaya spots. We chose a place that would fit the latter category, Hiyoko. It’s a Japanese kushiyaki restaurant offering an intimate space for you and the staff. It’s setup similar to your limited seating sushi omakase establishments. However, they serve up freshly grilled skewers using both familiar Japanese staples along with local…

152016Jan

Yakitori Koko

We took a chance coming to Yakitori Kokko without reservations. It’s usually filled with people waiting outside. But today, we got out of work early. So we headed there right when they opened to see if they had any seats. Luckily they did. And I have to stress that lucky part. They already had a long list of people for 5pm. Fortunately, it was only the two of us and there was a small table in a narrow area in the back of the restaurant. There was a catch though….

082012Sep

Waikiki, Finally

Today was all about staying around the hotel. I mean why wouldn’t we venture out in this great part of the island. Can’t let the tourist scare you away. Oh wait, I’m a tourist too ain’t I? Well, the stuff that’ll scare you are all the street performers and brochure hand outs that make you feel like you’re walking on Hollywood Boulevard during the day. Cheapens the place tremendously, but if you stay along the beach, you’ll understand why this is a beach hot spot. Gentle waves and clear water…

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